Keith Lightfoot is EHDS’ Director of Human Resources. Keith has over twenty years of healthcare human resources leadership, with expertise in talent acquisition, benefits & compensation administration, employee recognition and engagement, performance management and organizational development.
Keith studied Industrial Engineering at the University of Cincinnati before transferring to Kansas State University, where he received his baccalaureate degree in Business Administration. He received his law degree from the University of Kansas. He began his career as an employee relations consultant at a national healthcare consulting firm based in Kansas City. In 1992, he relocated to Colorado to serve as the Director of Human Resources at a mountain resort community medical center. In 2005, he moved to Fort Collins to join a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-winning healthcare system where he served as Benefits Manager and Director of Human Resources. Most recently, he served as the Director of Human Resources at a multi-specialty medical group in Longmont. In addition, Keith has served in leadership roles in a variety of professional and community-based organizations and boards.
Keith has two children and lives with his spouse in Fort Collins. He enjoys car racing, biking, hiking, running, playing hockey, skate skiing, photography, writing, cooking, operating heavy equipment & power tools, and most everything else.