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Lynn A. Gross

VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
SUNSHINE STATE HEALTH PLAN

Lynn is a seasoned human resources leader with a passion for achieving company results through finding, developing and retaining great talent. She has a demonstrated ability to navigate executive leaders, teams and organizations through significant adversity and change.

Lynn is the Vice President of Human Resources for Sunshine State Health Plan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a Fortune 75 managed care organization. Lynn has responsibility for human resources strategies and execution for Sunshine’s approximately 2500 employees.

Prior to Centene, Lynn served as Vice President of Human Resources at Office Depot, Inc. She led a team of more than 30 human resource professionals supporting up to 40,000 associates and 1,900 stores.She directed strategies related to hiring, staffing, and finding and retaining great talent; talent management and succession planning; compensation; organizational design; culture, engagement, and values; policies; and data information.

Prior to her HR leadership role, she was Sr. Employment Counsel at Office Depot. Lynn was a trusted advisor and counselor to senior human resources leaders on strategic initiatives such as reorganizations and RIFs, incentive plans, benefits, union issues, and employment law matters.

Prior to joining Office Depot, Lynn spent most of her career with Roetzel and Andress in Cleveland, Ohio, where she counseled employers and successfully represented them in employment litigation and administrative proceedings.

Lynn received her undergraduate degree in Social Relations (BA), from Michigan State University’s Honors’ College, and her JD degree, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Lynn is licensed to practice law in Florida and Ohio (inactive) as well as various federal courts.

Lynn was named an Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2005, 2006, and 2007 for Labor and Employment Law.

She previously served as co-chair of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Associate and Co-Chair of the Communications Sub-Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Associate of Corporate Counsel. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. Lynn’s community involvement has included serving in various volunteer capacities for the Soccer Association of Boca Raton.

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