As Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Amber Howe is responsible for a number of duties related to organizational development, recruitment and staffing, employment law, performance management, employee relations, and compensation and benefits. In addition, she provides management, leadership and direction to the HR staff, as well as external consultants, including recruitment specialists. Amber also serves as a senior-level advisor to executives and employees regarding human resources trends and issues.
As an experienced human resources executive with demonstrated experience partnering with senior leadership, Amber specializes in talent management acquisition, organization design and effectiveness, executive development, and succession planning for Beacon.
Prior to joining Beacon, Amber served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Santander Bank, one of the country’s largest retail banks. Amber has also held similar human resources leadership positions at TD Bank and Citizens Financial Group.
Amber received her Master of Public Administration in public administration and management from Grand Valley State University and her Bachelor of Science in social work/sociology from Calvin College.