Vice President, Human Resources
Terri Covert has been part of St. Joseph Health for over 20 years and currently
serves as part of the executive team as the Vice President of Human Resources
for Mission Hospital’s Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach campuses.
Covert leads the hospitals local HR team as well as being the liaison
with St. Joseph Health’s HR team.
Covert began her Human Resources career as a Personnel Manager with Target
Stores while completing Bachelor’s degree in History at University
of California, Riverside. After working for a third party insurance administrator
in Los Angeles, she began her employment with St. Joseph Hospital in 1993
and held successive roles as an HR Consultant, HR Manager and HR Director.
In 2002, Covert transferred to Mission Hospital and assumed the Vice President
role. During her time at Mission Hospital, Covert completed her Master’s
of Science in Organizational Development from Capella University and led
to the successful creation and implementation of the hospital’s
leadership development program “Center for Mission Leadership.”
Covert lives locally in Ladera Ranch with her husband, son and daughter.