National Association of Professional Women Inducts Barbara Johnson, Principal, Transitions VT, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Barbara Johnson selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Barbara into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Barbara Johnson as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in the field of human resource management. With more than 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.

“I’m pleased to welcome Barbara into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed, Barbara Johnson is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence.

Ms. Johnson currently serves as Principal in Transitions-VT, a life-coaching practice and as HR Practice Leader in Success 360, LLP, consulting with small- and medium-sized Vermont businesses to provide integrated human resource (HR) analysis and business planning strategies. She recently retired from her position as Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at the University of Vermont. She has specialized in the development of management practices and reward systems that strengthen and encourage high-performing individuals and organizations.

Throughout her career, Ms. Johnson has lectured frequently in human resource management at the graduate level, and she is an invited Speaker at professional conferences on change management, ethical practices, innovative pay practices, career development and women in management. She currently Chairs the Board of the Employee Benefit Trust of the Unitarian Universalist Association. In addition to HR consulting, she has integrated her skills as a Reiki Master Practitioner and community herbalist into her Life Coaching practice.

The unwavering dedication demonstrated by Ms. Johnson fully utilizes the aspirations for success that have earned her this recognition from the National Association of Professional Women, honoring her as an inspiration and a leader in her industry.

Awards & Accomplishments: Master of Education, Harvard University, Higher Education Administration, Planning and Social Policy; SHRM-SCP; CBP, CCP (World @ Work)

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