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Nikki Sumpter

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Nicki Sumpter, Chief HR Officer, Atlantic Health System

Nikki Sumpter is an experienced executive with demonstrated success in developing strategies to unleash the power of people to succeed, communities to thrive and organizations to grow. As Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer for Atlantic Health System, Ms. Sumpter oversees human resources, diversity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness, philanthropy, environmental health and safety, sustainability, and marketing and communications.

Ms. Sumpter has an extensive background in leading enterprise-wide, transformational change to support key strategic initiatives, organizational design, environmental, social and governance initiatives, reputation management, workforce engagement, talent management and succession planning.

Under her leadership, Atlantic Health System has been named to Fortune's “100 Best Companies to Work For” and “Best Workplaces for Women” rankings and earned Practice Greenhealth’s System for Change and Environmental Excellence awards.

Ms. Sumpter’s professional experience in human resources spans more than twenty years. Prior to joining Atlantic Health System, she served as SVP of Human Resources and Learning at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas, where she led the human resources division, network education and learning, occupational health and wellness, and diversity and inclusion functions.

Ms. Sumpter serves on the board of trustees for Saint Elizabeth University and is a board member for Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, and New Jersey Morris-Sussex-Warren Workforce Development Board. She has been recognized among the NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business and as a Woman of Achievement awardee by the Girls Scouts of Northern New Jersey.

Ms. Sumpter earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a master’s degree in Human Resources Development from Villanova University.