Thursday, October 28, 2021

Heather Collins Joins Atlanta CHRO Governing Body

Heather Collins, Executive Vice President of People and IT at EMJ Corporation, was recently named a member of the Atlanta Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) Governing body—a regional Governing Body that leads the Atlanta CHRO community, shaping the topics and agendas for local programs.

As Executive Vice President of People and IT, Heather provides strategic leadership to departments that directly impact EMJ’s culture, including benefits, learning and recruiting, as well as internal operations, and Information Technology and Administration.

Collins has more than 25 years of experience in human resources-related fields and received a Master of Arts, Training, Development and Human Resources from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Arts from Stetson University. She is a national member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and is designated as both a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

She is a DDI-certified trainer and an accomplished speaker and has spoken at SHRM national conventions, the Southeast HR Conference and events for the Environmental Financial Consulting Group (EFCG), Mountain States Employers Council, Great Place to Work Institute, BioWorks Memphis and SHRM-Memphis. She also served as a guest lecturer for undergraduate business classes at the Fogelman College of Business at the University of Memphis.

“Heather is a key strategic leader and change agent at EMJ,” said Jack Bowen, CEO and President, EMJ Construction. “In just a few years, she has helped completely transform our company culture, benefits and compensation, payroll, and HR functions. I’m confident she’ll have a similar impact for CHRO.”

Please join us in congratulating Heather on her membership into the Atlanta CHRO Governing Body where she will help solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network and continue to share the future of work at EMJ.