September 3, 2013 – Atlanta-based Parker Executive Search has appointed Deborah Story as senior vice president. Ms. Story most recently served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, where she led human resources operations for a $1.2 billion healthcare system. During her time at Saint Thomas Health, Ms. Story oversaw the 18-month HR systems conversion process to a new PeopleSoft platform. “We are extremely honored to have Deborah join our team,” said Dan Parker, president of Parker Executive Search. “She is a well-respected member of the Nashville community, and we expect her level of expertise and professionalism will raise our firm's profile within that market.” As SVP, Ms. Story will manage the firm's client relations and business development. She also will work closely with the firm's corporate and higher education practices. Parker Executive Search conducts executive searches globally for corporations, colleges and universities, and collegiate athletics.