Wayne Frangesch

Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer


Wayne Frangesch serves as Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, where he plays a key role in the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the UW Heath Human Resources department.


Wayne began his career with UW Health in April 2017 and has responsibility for the areas including recruitment and retention, HR information systems, service delivery, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and recognition, performance management, wellness, and employee health services. Wayne brings more than 20 years of health care industry-specific HR experience to UW Health.


Prior to joining UW Health he worked at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, serving there for the last seven years as the senior vice president of Human Resources. Wayne holds a Bachelor's of Business and Administration and Master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.