Alexis Kearns serves as the Chief People Officer at GHX. She is a passionate professional who believes that an organization’s number one competitive advantage is the high performance of its people. With more than 20 years of executive HR experience, Kearns has dedicated her career to helping organizations create solutions that unlock that performance. She specializes in transformational change management, HR strategy, strong organizational cultures, pre- and post-merger and acquisitions, leadership development, team effectiveness and executive coaching.
Kearns has worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, energy, technology, consumer products, manufacturing, hospitality, public safety, retail and telecommunications. Prior to joining GHX, Kearns was the senior vice president of HR for ReedGroup, directing all HR activities for 1,500 employees in the U.S. and Canada.
Kearns began her career at Arthur Andersen, where she focused on change management consulting for technology companies. After leaving Arthur Andersen, she held executive leadership positions for a start-up division of Level 3 Communications and, later, at GHX. She has extensive experience as an executive coach, and as an independent team building consultant to C-suite teams across the country through her work with Tribus Allen Partners.
Kearns graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She was recognized by the Denver Business Journal as one of the “Top 40 under 40” leaders within the community.