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Debbie Stock

  • Doctorate Organizational Leadership
  • Director Organizational Development
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in Debbie's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 2Followers


Debbie Stock joined the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2012 and is currently the Director of Organizational Development. In her role, Debbie leads a team of learning and OD professionals to serve of workforce of 7,000 leaders and staff in large-system change initiatives including the redesign of the Performance Management evaluation process and implementation of succession and talent management. She leads the cultural change focused on discovery and creating a remarkable experiences for patients, families, and employees. An expert facilitator and accomplished systems thinker, Debbie supports and coaches executive leaders and leadership teams throughout the organization. Before joining the University of Chicago, Debbie led change and performance initiatives as part of the Organizational Development department for Provena Health, a large faith-based healthcare system. Her innovative and creative thinking led to the development of the Remarkable Experience, a grassroots program design to create a healthy workforce who can endure the challenges of healthcare. Debbie opened the first-ever Remarkable Room - space for discovery, action learning, stress reduction, and innovation. Debbie led multiple initiatives and programs throughout the system and provided leadership for senior management teams to advance strategies through a variety of people practices. Debbie served as the Director of Human Resources for Tri-Land Properties in Westchester, Illinois. She set the strategic direction for selection, development, and retention of leaders and staff as well as aligned policies, programs and practices with company mission, vision, and values. While at Tellabs in Naperville for five years, Debbie led organization change and development initiatives for international leaders and key groups throughout the company. Using her coaching and facilitation skills Debbie implemented change management, process improvement programs, and team learning labs, Her work before moving into her role as an internal organization development leader, Debbie managed 1.5 million dollar budget for both workgroup and engineer learning and development. As a previous business owner, Debbie provided consulting services to fitness and other organizations throughout the United States and managed Movement Incorporated, a fitness studio in Joliet, Illinois. An aerobic champion and choreographer for several NFL and NBA halftime productions she helped to raise funds for the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association. Currently a doctoral student in Organizational Leadership at Northcentral University, Debbie earned both her Masters of Science in Training and Development and Bachelors of Science in Business from the University of St. Francis. Debbie’s education includes a certificate in Organization Development from Benedictine University and a certificate from MIT for a course in System Dynamics Foundation: Managing Complexity. As a certified facilitator for HeartMath, Team Learning Lab, the Tipping Point, and Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Debbie has provided coaching and training to professionals for the past fifteen years.

Recent publications

  • All Star Approach to Promoting Fitness Programs

    • Reichenbach (Stock) Debbie

Professional experience

Director Organizational Development

University of Chicago Medical Center

February 2012 - Present

Organization Development Director

Provena Health

January 2006 - February 2012(6 years)


Creative Concepts

January 1980 - January 2007(27 years)

Director Human Resources

Tri-Land Properties

February 2005 - December 2006(2 years)

Human Resources Director

Morreale Companies

February 2003 - May 2004(a year)

Organization Development Consultant


June 1997 - April 2002(5 years)


Doctoral Student

Northcentral University

March 2009 - Present

Master of Science Training and Development

University of St. Francis

September 2004 - December 2005(a year)

Bachelor of Science Business Management

University of St. Francis

May 1995 - December 1997(3 years)

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