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EAB Solutions, a trusted advisor for nonprofits, announced today that Alberta Johnson has joined EAB’s leadership team as Chief Human Resource Officer.

“EAB Solutions is in a unique position to be one of the top advisory firms for nonprofits, and I am very excited that Alberta is joining EAB to help realize that vision.” said Christopher Egger, CEO.

“EAB is growing quickly, and it’s time to diversify,” continued Christopher. “I am confident that adding Alberta to the team will enable EAB to empower nonprofits with much needed resources in HR and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.”

She most recently served as the head of human resources for a consulting firm and as the Director of Human Resources for the Appraisal Institute where she played a key role in executive management and directed overall operations for human resources, including talent management, employee engagement, performance management, training & development, diversity and inclusion, and compliance.  Alberta has a wealth of experience in human resources, talent intelligence, and diversity & inclusion. She has served as a consultant in various industries as a subject matter expert.

Alberta previously served as HR Consultant for Special Projects at the YMCA of the USA and as Director of Employee Relations/Diversity & Inclusion for the YMCA of Metro Chicago. Alberta served in various leadership roles and departments for the City of Chicago for 10 years where she played a key role in supporting Human Resources, Talent Management, Performance Management and Diversity & Inclusion initiatives. Prior to leaving the City of Chicago, she was an instrumental member of the leadership team that drafted the first Maternity Leave policy for the City’s workforce and the first Diversity & EEO Plan.

Alberta was recognized in 2015 by Latino Leaders magazine as a Chicago Future Leader. In 2014, she was recognized by Diversity MBA magazine as one of the top 100 under 50 diversity leaders and in 2012 by the Metropolitan Leadership Institute as a new and upcoming leader.

She currently serves as the Director of Diversity for Illinois State Council for the Society of Human Resource Management (IL SHRM), University of Illinois at Chicago Children’s Hospital, Friends of Pediatrics, and Diversity Council of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Society of Human Resources Management (ChicagoSHRM) (2015-2017), Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS) (2011-2017) and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) (2012-2014).

“EAB has built great relationships with non-profits in the Chicagoland area, and I am honored to join EAB’s leadership team to assist with the expansion and support of human resources and diversity, equity & inclusion work.”

Working with EAB Solutions allows us to grow and expand in ways we would have never been able to. Our overall budget has increased from $1m to almost $1.5m, which means we can deliver our services to even more people who need it.