Sara Shockley

Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Emory Healthcare

Vice President

Total Rewards and HR Operations


Sara currently serves as the interim Chief Human Resources Officer, Emory Healthcare. She is the Vice President, Total Rewards and HR Operations, a role she has held since April 2018. Sara provides senior leadership to teams that are accountable for the continuous development, design and implementation of compensation, benefits, recognition, work/life, HR analytics, HR technology and workforce planning programs.

Sara has twenty years of experience in Human Resources (HR) and compensation. She began her HR career at Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks as a Compensation Specialist, joined the HR department at EverBank in 2006, and was hired at Emory Healthcare in 2008. Prior to returning to EHC in 2017, Sara was the Director of Compensation for The Adecco Group. Sara has worked at Emory Healthcare in various Human Resources roles.

Sara earned a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Montana and a Bachelor’s from Florida State University. She has a PHR from the HR Certification Institute and is part of the Society for HR Management and Atlanta Area Compensation Association.