Please join us in welcoming Cristine Board, our new Director of Human Resources at Koinonia! Cris reports to Chief Strategy and People Officer Stacy Soria.

A dynamic and proactive people-driven leader, Cris brings over twenty-five years of general business and HR experience to her role with Koinonia. As Director of HR, Cris will supervise the daily workflow of the HR department and oversee the talent management process including management of the recruitment team.  She will use her skills and experience to develop innovative marketing and recruiting activities and identify opportunities to elevate the employee experience positioning Koinonia as the employer of choice for people seeking careers in the nonprofit sector in Northeast Ohio.

Chris was previously employed as Chief Human Resource Officer of Lorain City Schools, and HR manager for several manufacturing companies including Hinkley Lighting and CHR Hansen, and tax consultant for Deloitte & Touche where she later became the firm’s director of marketing. Most recently, Cris worked as an HR consultant for multiple companies, including Spitzer Auto Group, and was the executive director of HR Operations for Cuyahoga Community College.

Cris earned a master’s degree in Labor Relations & Human Resources from Cleveland State University, and a bachelor’s of arts degree in Business-Accounting from Baldwin Wallace University.

Please join us in welcoming Cris Board as our new Director of Human Resources! We are thrilled to have someone with her talent, education, and experience in this important role.