Episode 14. This is one of those episodes that should be bookmarked as required, repeated listening for emerging and current leaders at all levels. Amii Barnard-Bahm covers a wide range of leadership topics, essential to those who want to constantly up their leadership game. Amii’s insights are profound yet familiar, smart, and accessible. Plus, she offers a free self-assessment tool for promotion readiness. Listen up to learn more!
Amii Barnard-Bahn describes herself as a “passionate culture builder” with over 20 years of experience helping executives and teams achieve transformational leadership and sustainable business results. Amii partners with organizations to develop high-performing leaders and teams, and coaches executives who are dedicated to improving their organizational impact.
Amii’s expertise is built upon her corporate background as a Senior Executive and Board Advisor with more than 20 years of success across the healthcare, financial services, and entertainment industries. Amii recently served as SVP HR for River City Bank, California's premier business bank with assets of $2 billion. Prior to River City Bank, as Chief Administrative Officer for the California Dental Association, she created the infrastructure to drive operational agility and led a reorganization resulting in an upgrade of IT and HR functions for the $100 million non-profit association. She previously spent five years as Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer with McKesson, where she designed and executed compliance strategy for the $137 billion Fortune 5 company’s most profitable business unit with $90 billion in revenues and 6,500 employees in 40 international locations. Here she led the implementation of a five-year strategic plan that reduced risk, improved operational efficiency, and increased employee engagement. Prior to this, she worked for eleven years with Fireman’s Fund (a subsidiary of Allianz) where she managed a $2 million budget and directed HR and employment law strategy. She brings this wealth of “in the trenches” experience in service to organizations, understanding the challenges today’s leaders face on a daily basis.
Amii holds a BA in English from Tufts University and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center. She has served on multiple non-profit boards, including currently as a Leadership Committee Member with 2020 Women on Boards. She has taught Corporate Compliance & Ethics at Golden Gate University School of Law and is a frequent speaker on topics including leadership development, employee engagement, and ethical culture.
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