Cross Country Chief Human Resource Officer Honored as DE&I Influencer

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Cross Country Healthcare, a leading tech-enabled workforce solutions and advisory firm, announced today that Chief Human Resource Officer, Colin McDonald, has been honored on the SIA’s 2024 DE&I Influencer List. This prestigious recognition celebrates trailblazers who actively foster diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workforce solutions sector.

“Being honored on the SIA’s 2024 DE&I Influencer List is a profound recognition that extends beyond personal achievement; it symbolizes the strides we, as a team at Cross Country, have made towards embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion into the very fabric of our organizational culture,” expressed Colin McDonald, Chief Human Resource Officer. “Our journey towards creating a truly inclusive and equitable workspace is ongoing, and this recognition reaffirms our dedication to not just participating in change, but driving it, ensuring that we are building a future where diversity in all its forms is not just celebrated but considered a cornerstone of our success.”

McDonald’s deep commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in his comprehensive approach to fostering an inclusive workplace. His strategies not only focus on internal cultural enhancement but also extend to impactful initiatives such as establishing employee-led councils, conducting extensive diversity training, and refining recruitment and retention strategies that celebrate and harness diversity.

Beyond the confines of Cross Country, McDonald is a vocal advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion across the broader business landscape. He actively promotes the establishment of clear diversity goals, the adoption of advanced recruitment strategies, and the importance of maintaining open dialogues about DE&I policies.

Recently honored as one of the top talent acquisition leaders globally by OnCon, McDonalds has also been named one of the 10 Most Influential HR Executives to Watch, a Diverse Voice by the South Florida Business Journal, and a DE&I influencer on the 2023 SIA list. Beyond his professional achievements, McDonald is a member of the Broward County NAACP and the historically Black fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi.

Prior to joining Cross Country, Colin held leadership positions at Carnival Cruise Lines, RandCol Staffing and Citrix. He received a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York and a master’s degree from Mercy College.

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