Joyce Nelson

Joyce Nelson

Vice President of Human Resources

Florida Cancer Specialists
4371 Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916

(239) 274-8200

As Vice President of Human Resources, Joyce Nelson oversees HR operations and human capital strategy across the organization. With over 20 years’ experience in international human resources, consulting, and operations, she brings expertise in strategic human capital management, start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, culture transformation, and leadership development. Prior to joining FCS, Joyce worked at Adventist Health System for eight years, where she most recently served as a member of the senior executive team at Florida Hospital Tampa since 2015, and was a founding member of the Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel’s executive team in 2011, where she was instrumental in the opening of a greenfield hospital, including the design and construction of a medically based wellness center.

Joyce’s prior experience includes progressive HR leadership roles at Advex Advancing Excellence, Cogeco Canada, Quartet Service Corporation, and Algorithmics (Americas, S. Europe & EMEA). She has helped organizations achieve such recognition as “Top 50 Best Managed Private Companies”, “Employer of Choice”, “Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace”, and the “American Heart Gold Workplace Health Award”.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ryerson University and is pursuing a master’s in healthcare administration. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SHRM-CP) and a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA).  Joyce enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and volunteering.