Bon Secours makes Human Resources leadership announcement

May 24, 2023

Bon Secours St. Francis announced that Yolanda Johnson has been named Chief Market Human Resources Strategic Partner for its facilities in Greenville. In this new role, which she assumed earlier this month, Johnson will lead initiatives to provide strategic HR solutions with a focus on retention, turnover mitigation, organizational design, and change management.

Yolanda Johnson has been named Chief Market Human Resources Strategic Partner

“Bon Secours firmly cares about people – evidenced by the strong associate culture and an undeniable passion to invest in the community,” said Johnson. “I am honored to join the company and am looking forward to serving the market.”

Johnson joins Bon Secours with more than 15 years of experience in human resources. Most recently, she served as the National Director of HR Strategy and Organizational Development for Encompass Health, the largest inpatient physical rehabilitation services provider in the United States. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Columbia College and a master’s degree in human resources from Pennsylvania State University.

“We are pleased to have Yolanda, who has already hit the ground running, leading our HR team,” said Matt Caldwell, president of Bon Secours St. Francis. “I’m confident she’ll make great strides in supporting our company’s growth in the Greenville market by ensuring we attract, develop, and retain top talent who are committed to our mission of being good help to those in need.”

Bon Secours encourages a positive company culture, providing staff with a number of different programs aimed at retention and stress reduction, including continuing education, employee awards, and an engagement committee to address worker issues to ensure both employees and patients receive the care they need.

About Bon Secours

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, one of the 20 largest health systems in the United States and the fifth-largest Catholic health system in the country. The ministry’s quality, compassionate care is provided by more than 60,000 associates serving communities in Florida, Kentucky,
Maryland, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia, as well as throughout Ireland. Bon Secours St. Francis Health System provides compassionate medical care to thousands of area residents through Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown and Bon Secours St. Francis Eastside, as well as a network of primary and specialty care practices, and ambulatory care sites across the Greenville region. The mission of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is to extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus by improving the health and well-being of our communities and bring good help to those in need, especially people who are poor, dying and underserved. For more information, visit