Olesea Azevedo is senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Adventist Health System. In this role, she leads the development and execution of systemwide human resources strategies.
She previously served as vice president of human resources for Florida Blue/Guidewell, the largest health insurance provider in Florida, and assistant vice president of HR leadership and employee communication for Baptist Health South Florida. Her varied experience also includes HR leadership roles at Conagra Brands, one of North America’s largest packaged food companies.
Azevedo earned a master’s degree in business administration from Northern Illinois University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Andrews University. She is an active participant in Adventist Health System's community involvement program, which supports several nonprofits in Central Florida. Her personal volunteer work includes serving various youth organizations, including Girl Scouts of the USA, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Junior Achievement USA.