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Catherine Johnson Catherine Johnson

The $4.7 billion, Vacaville, Calif.-based Travis Credit Union hired Catherine Johnson as SVP and chief people officer. In her new role, Johnson will have oversight and responsibility for TCU’s human resources, learning and development, and diversity, equity and inclusion engagement programs, as well as be an integral member of the executive leadership team. She will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for all disciplines that fall under HR and training, and in addition, will develop and execute TCU’s long-range human capital business plan, including organizational learning, internal communications, cultural alignment, leadership development, succession planning, organization design, human resource management, and diversity and inclusion initiatives to support the culture, values and strategic vision for the organization. Johnson most recently spent five years as the vice president of HR with the Center for Elders’ Independence in Oakland, Calif. She previously held positions as director of global HR programs for the San Mateo, Calif.-based international logistics and supply chain business Menlo Worldwide/Con-Way, Inc. and director of HR programs at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha Chilingerian has worked in the credit union space for over a decade. She joined CU Times as managing editor in 2015 and was promoted to executive editor in 2019. Before that, she served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta Federal Credit Union) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer and editor for more than 17 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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