HOLYOKE — PeoplesBank announced the appointment of Christine Phillips as vice president, Human Resources. In her new position, Phillips will monitor and administer the bank’s human-resources policies and recruitment plan, oversee employee relations, administer employee benefits, and serve as the bank’s EEO/AAP officer.
“PeoplesBank is focused on top talent recruitment and employee engagement as a strategy for organizational success,” noted Janice Mazzallo, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at PeoplesBank. “Christine’s experience in human-resources management over a wide spectrum of job functions and organizations will be extremely valuable to us in our efforts to find, onboard, and keep the best associates in banking in this market.”
Phillips brings more than 15 years of human-resources experience including recruiting, performance analysis, and compliance. She not only helped a variety of organizations recruit top talent, she also helped operate a successful human-resources company.
A member of the AIM Human Resources Group, Phillips holds a bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherst. She is a member of the South Hadley School Committee, the PTA president of Plains School, and a board member of St. Patrick’s CYO Basketball.