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Posted on: September 28, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Hampton welcomes Cris Randall


“Hampton Welcomes New HR Director”

HAMPTON, GEORGIA — September 27, 2018 — The City of Hampton welcomes Cristiane “Cris” Randall from Chicago, as the new Human Resources Director. The appointment comes in line with the City’s continued efforts geared towards human capital development. Cris Randall, comes to Hampton from the City of DeKalb, Illinois, where she served as the Human Resources Director for nearly three years. Before serving DeKalb, Randall worked for the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, where she served as the Management Services Director overseeing the Human Resources and Information Technology operations of the Fire District. Randall also served other distinct communities such as the Village of Hanover Park, Illinois and for the City of Lawrence, Kansas. With over seventeen (17) years in local government, her experience comprises all facets of human resources, including administration of employee benefits and workers’ compensation, payroll, risk management, recruitment and retention, classification and compensation, performance evaluation management, succession planning, training and development, labor relations and human resources information systems administration as well as private industry experience in computer programming, web design and data system’s administration.

Randall earned a Bachelor’s degree, with distinctions, in Justice Studies with emphasis in Human Resources Management from Fort Hays State University, Kansas and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Administration. She earned several employee recognition awards throughout her career for her dedicated service to the public sector. Most recently, she received the renowned James Baird Leadership Award from the Illinois Public Employer Labor Relations Association, recognizing leadership and achievement in Illinois’ public sector labor relations. Randall is also certified Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute (PHR), Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP) and Certified Labor Relations Professional by the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (CLRP). She is an active participant in several public sector professional organizations.

City Manager Charles Coney said, “As community of ‘Pride and Progress’, we strive to identify experts that will contribute to the overall growth and success of Hampton. We place a fundamental emphasis on attracting the best talent. We welcome Cris to our Leadership Team and are confident in the role she will play in fulfilling our strategy that aims to elevate and continuously develop human capital.”

On a personal note, Randall immigrated to the United States from Brazil in 2001 and has been a proud United States citizen since 2007. In addition to English, she also speaks Portuguese and Spanish.

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