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In this episode, join us for a captivating conversation with Christinne Johnson, a seasoned strategic leader with over 25 years of experience in the banking industry, formerly the CHRO of FirstBank. Having a wide range of knowledge in Human Resources, Christinne shares insights into her dynamic career, emphasizing her role in navigating FirstBank through the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, she unveils her unique journey, transitioning from a banking background to a transformative HR leader, shedding light on her ability to analyze business areas, identify growth opportunities, and drive impactful change initiatives. As a proven board director and community leader, Christinne’s passion for strategy, leadership development, and organizational culture shines through as she discusses her aspirations to contribute her wealth of experience to future board opportunities. Don’t miss this beginner’s guide to culture change, offering a wealth of wisdom and practical advice from Christinne Johnson, the visionary leader behind First Bank’s transformative HR journey.
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More about the guest
Christinne Johnson (MBA in General Business, University of Colorado at Denver) retired from FirstBank in 2021 as the chief human resources officer (CHRO). She worked at FirstBank for nearly 25 years leading transformational initiatives throughout her tenure. As the CHRO, Christinne led a full transformation of the human resources function, which earned HR a seat on the executive leadership team. Throughout her time with FirstBank, she worked in many areas of the business including retail, compliance, operations, technology, and project management. Christinne has served on several non-profit boards, supporting causes related to children and education.
Working with Christinne Johnson at FirstBank
As part of its “banking for good” philosophy, FirstBank hired Employee Fanatix to enhance its company culture. We worked together to give employees more of a voice and a stake in the business.
As a result, “Communication is much more woven into how we operate now as an HR team and has been a huge benefit.” -Christinne Johnson, former President, Human Resources at FirstBank
Together we built a communication strategy that truly represents their company mantra.
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About Heather R Younger
Heather R Younger is a highly sought-after speaker, 2x-TEDx speaker, diversity, equity and inclusion strategist, and contributor to leading news outlets. She is also the Founder and CEO of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement and consulting firm.
After over 25,000 employee engagement surveys and years of working with organizations to transform employee engagement, here’s what Heather has seen over and over:
When you know how to listen, employees will tell you exactly what they need to bring their full selves to work.