Alberta Johnson

    Chief Human Resource Officer

    Alberta Johnson is Chief Human Resources Officer for EAB Solutions and oversees the Human Resource service line.

    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, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging 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).

    In addition to empowering nonprofit partners and educating those around her to improve the workforce in new and innovative ways, Alberta enjoys spending her time running, biking and doing yoga.

    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.