April Best Practice Exchange
Tales from the HR Leadership Front Line: Strategy, Innovation and Change Management–Presented by Meghan Brown
Wednesday, April 30 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Calhoun Beach Club, Minneapolis
Meghan Brown, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bremer Bank, will share insights from Bremer Bank’s journey through exciting and critical work that engaged the entire Human Resources team, front-and-center in, strategy design, innovation and change planning. Join us as Meghan highlights how she and her team are leading work that’s focused on advancing and re-positioning Bremer’s business model in response to an ever-changing industry, driven by customer preferences and the competition for talent. Innovation and integrating new ways of working (and thinking!) in a successful and beloved 75-year old culture has been fun and challenging and she’s looking forward to sharing what the Bremer group has learned…. so far, that is!
About the presenter: Meghan Brown has served as chief human resources officer for Bremer since 2014. Her responsibilities include human resources strategy, organizational development, communications and change leadership, talent, employee relations, compensation, benefits and development for nearly 2,000 team members in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. Known for her innovative thinking and authenticity as a leader, Meghan is passionate about advancing Bremer’s culture of collaboration and trust to elevate organizational performance.
Prior to being promoted to chief human resources officer, Meghan was Bremer’s senior vice president and human resources director for the Twin Cities region. Before joining Bremer, Meghan held HR roles at Target Corporation, Tapemark Company and Lutheran Social Service, gaining two decades of expertise organizational and business model transformation, business and HR strategy, leadership development, and succession planning. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Georgetown University, and a master’s in business administration from the University of St. Thomas.
Meghan has a long history of public service and community leadership, a legacy she has furthered by serving on the board of the Melpomene Institute Minneapolis and the Convent of the Visitation School; serving on advisory committees for Working Family Resource Center, the United Way’s Success by 6 and Minnesota School Readiness; and providing instruction for Minnesota Business Venture with Best Prep. A St. Paul native, Meghan is married with three children and two dogs. She enjoys global travel, live music and sports of all kinds – especially soccer and swimming.
Fee to attend: $50 (Best Practice Exchanges are no charge to hr connection Members and their guests). To attend, contact Sandra Howard at Sandra.Howard@hrconnection.net.