Leadership and Culture

The HR Collaborative team will share best practices for how leaders impact the culture of the organization. Their team supports tons of businesses with all things HR, making their content relevant, accurate, and thought-provoking.

Time for Q&A will be included with questions submitted at registration with others to be added as time allows.


Nancy Johnson

Nancy Johnson

Chief People Operations Officer, HR Collaborative

Nancy Johnson is a passionate human resource leader with more than 20 years of experience creating positive employee journeys. She specializes in people operations, strategic talent management, and gap analysis.

Nancy received her undergraduate in Organizational Communication and her Master’s in Administration and HR from Central Michigan University. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and is a founding member of the West Michigan chapter of Hacking HR.

As HR Collaborative’s Chief People Operations Officer, she makes work better for the firm’s community of experts, so they can do the same for clients.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown

Human Resources Business Partner, HR Collaborative

Lisa Brown has held nearly every role in the HR field in her more than a decade of people operations experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Administration from Grand Valley State University and is a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

Lisa began her HR career in the retail and manufacturing sectors working for The Home Depot and Alliance CNC. Since joining HR Collaborative in 2014,  she’s been a trusted business partner for organizations of all shapes and sizes.

Her specializations include compensation analysis, employee relations and engagement, compliance, and benefits administration.