V-TEK, Inc. is proud to announce that our Vice President, Christina Hogan was the recipient of the Teresa Knutson Award presented by MNSHRM (Minnesota State Council – SHRM) at the 2018 MN State SHRM Conference. Each year, the SHRM Minnesota State Council recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the HR profession, is recognized for having made a positive impact on their community, demonstrating effortless leadership skills, whose enthusiasm is contagious, with a flair for bringing people together, who unpretentiously exudes style and charisma. The award was presented on October 14, 2018, by the current Director of MNSHRM Tiffany Kuehl during the awards ceremony dinner attended by the over 500 conference attendees and special surprise guests; Christina’s family, co-workers and Mitch Jacobs, President & CEO of V-TEK, Inc.
During the awards presentation it was also announced that during the annual elections for MNSHRM, Christina was elected to represent the State of MN as the Director-Elect for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) for 2019-2020. The Director-Elect serves as an “understudy” to the State Council Director learning and preparing for the State Council Director role, establishing policy, strategies and objectives consistent with SHRM Board policies. Provides guidance to elected and volunteer staff who are responsible for accomplishing state and SHRM objectives.
Christina joined the V-TEK team in 2007 as the HR Manager and has held a variety of positions in the company before being named Vice President in April 2017. She plays a key role in the company’s overall performance, leading organizational strategy, promoting operational effectiveness and elevating company performance through innovative leadership. Christina has extensive experience leading organizational transformations, driving large-scale growth, talent acquisition and retention, leadership development, regulatory compliance and customer management. Utilizing her experience she has been a volunteer with SHRM for over 10 years, serving in multiple roles at her home chapter SMAHRA located in Mankato, most recently as Chapter President for 2 years, previous College Relations Chair, Marketing/Social Media Chair, for the past 2 ½ years as the Treasurer for the MNSHRM Executive Board and a member of the MNSHRM State Conference Committee for the past 4 years.
We are proud of Christina’s accomplishments and fortunate to have her as part of the V-TEK team!