May 28, 2013
Quantum Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Elliott R. Tobias, MBA, as Vice President of Human Resources, effective immediately. Mr. Tobias served previously as executive Vice President of Human Resources for Express, Inc.
"Elliott has a strong background in talent acquisition and management, as well as change management—skills which make him well-suited to lead Quantum Health's organizational development and growth, as we continue our quest to be the best loved brand in healthcare," said Kara Trott, chief executive officer. "We're particularly excited about Elliott's deep retail background. His experience at national consumer brands will integrate seamlessly with our own customer service-based model, especially as healthcare becomes more consumer-driven."
As the new vice president of human resources for Quantum Health, Mr. Tobias will be responsible for developing and executing strategies for talent acquisition and retention, leadership development, performance management, and cultural support. He will lead efforts to assimilate talent into the company's culture and values structure, and to ensure stability of the company's differentiated business model of organizing work through socially cohesive teams. He and his team will also oversee recruitment and hiring, compensation and benefits, on-boarding and training, employee relations and communications, and benefits administration.
"Quantum Health has created an award-winning workplace where tightly-connected teams interact to deliver the very best care management possible, while balancing the demands of a high-growth business," said Mr. Tobias. "Kara and the Quantum Health leadership team run an unbelievable company—a place where careers flourish and teams support each other in extraordinary ways. I can't imagine anyplace else I would rather be."
Mr. Tobias brings nearly 30 years of human resources experience to the company. Prior to joining Quantum Health, he served as executive vice president of human resources for Express, Inc., where he led all aspects of the retailer's human resources function for its 16,000 associates across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Prior to that, Mr. Tobias held numerous senior leadership roles in human resources with Limited Brands, Inc., from 2001 to 2007, and with Macy's Department Stores from 1986 to 2001.
Mr. Tobias earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Emmanuel College, and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. He is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio, and is a former Board Member of the Northeast Human Resources Association. He resides with his family in New Albany, Ohio.