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Nikki Sumpter Named Honoree for the Great Place to Work® For All™ Leadership Award

March 8, 2018

Atlantic Health System Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer Honored for Advancing “For All” Culture

March 8, 2018, Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, today announced that Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, has been honored by Fortune Magazine with a Great Place to Work® For AllTM  Leadership Award. The honor, which was presented at a gala celebration this week in San Francisco, recognizes Fortune Best Workplaces’ female leaders who consistently deliver on their organizations’ strategic growth and business goals by creating a trusting, “For All” culture.

During Sumpter’s time at Atlantic Health System, the organization has continually earned placement on Great Place to Work lists, including ten consecutive years on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ list, and recognition on its lists of the Best Workplaces in Healthcare, Best Workplaces for Women, Best Workplaces for Parents, Best Workplaces for Diversity and Best Workplaces in New York (region). 

 Sumpter also serves as a role model for aspiring female leaders across Atlantic Health System.  She founded the organization’s Women’s Leadership Committee and recently had the honor of addressing graduates of its program for Leadership Development for Early Career Women.

 “Atlantic Health System is committed to building healthier communities, starting with a strong foundation for our own workforce,” said Brian Gragnolati, President & Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Health System.  “This award is well deserved, because Nikki lives our values every day.  She works tirelessly to recognize, value and cultivate every member of the Atlantic Health System family.  Thanks to her forward-thinking leadership, our organization is a better place to work for all.”

 This is the inaugural year for the Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards celebration.  The gala featured hundreds of guests, including representatives from the most recognizable global brands in industries ranging from health care and finance to technology and hospitality.

 About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, N.J., is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of 16,000 team members dedicated to building healthier communities. The system is comprised of over 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital. It also includes Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network representing 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. This network includes more than 900 physicians and providers within the Atlantic Medical Group, as well as members of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners which work to enhance patient care delivery. Atlantic Health System also supports communities through Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health. Atlantic Health System is a founding member of AllSpire Health Partners, a consortium of five leading health care organizations from the New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania region.