Katie Barnes, PHR

Chief Human Resources Officer

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As Chief Human Resources Officer at BHG, Katie Barnes oversees the strategy and direction of BHG's People Development (PD) department, leading various programs such as Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Employee Experience, and Compensation.

A member of BHG's team since 2012, Katie has helped the company grow from less than 100 to more than 1,100 employees, and is an advocate for the personal and professional development of every employee who walks through BHG's doors.

By acting as a strategic partner between PD and BHG, Katie and her team support and develop BHG's people throughout the employee lifecycle and help the company reach its business goals. Katie is also focused on building and nurturing BHG's award-winning culture, that is recognized both regionally and nationally by publications such as Fortune, Inc., American Banker and the South Florida and Central New York Business Journals every year.

Katie graduated from University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree of science in event management and hospitality management.