Executives in Residence
The Executive-in-Residence position is an exciting addition to our program that directly benefits you as a student! The Executive-in-Residence generally makes a one to two year commitment and provides six to eight hours per week of their time conversing in classes, helping to reconcile academic and professional perspectives for students, and working with faculty.
Mrs. Joyce Huber is the Executive of Health Services Strategic Initiatives at GE Aviation. Joyce joined GE in 1984 with the Purchasing Department. While in Purchasing, she held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Purchasing Leader for Health Care and Medical Services.
In 1996 she transitioned to the Human Resources Department. She has spent the last 16 years as a GE Executive managing Global Health care and Medical Programs. These programs include Health and Wellness, Disability and Workers Compensation, Drug Free Workplace Programs, GE Aviation on-site clinics and managing in excess of $600B in US employee health benefits,. In this role, she also spent 5 years as Co-Chair for the GE Aviation Diversity Council and received her Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Outside of GE, she served on the Board for the Cincinnati Employers Health Care Alliance, served 10 years on the Advisory Board for Xavier University’s Masters of Health Services Administration Program and is currently an Executive in Residence for Xavier University’s Department of Health Services Administration.
Joyce holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Xavier University and also holds the Six Sigma Black Belt designation.
Joyce is married and lives in Cincinnati with her son (Robby), daughter (Tori), and husband (Scott). She volunteers with ProKids, a non-profit organization established to support neglected and abused children. In addition, she enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family in their favorite locations on Hilton Head Island and Norris Lake, Tennessee.
Mr. Thomas Murray, FACHE, of Union, KY is an experienced Healthcare Executive with substantial experience and results in all aspects of hospital management, including day-to-day operations, financial performance improvement, philanthropy, strategic planning, physician relations, patient safety, information technology and benchmarking and best practices. He has worked in hospitals in Ohio, Missouri, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and in July, returns to Cincinnati from a three-year service as CEO of the American Hospital in Dubai U.A.E.
Murray has a wide range of expertise in a variety of healthcare settings, including public and private academic medical centers, faith-based and community hospitals and multi-site organizations. He has a proven track record in new program development and assessment, employee relations, mergers, joint ventures, market share growth and improved customer satisfaction. In addition he has strong financial and analytical skills and a deep understanding of clinical and educational processes.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Theology from Xavier in 1973 and a Master of Hospital and Healthcare Administration from Xavier in 1976.
Murray is married to his wife, Debbie, and they have two adult daughters (Amanda and Kaitlin).