Eddie Johnson is the Chief People Officer for CICS. She was previoulsy the Managing Director for Talent at CICS. Before joining CICS, she was the Chief of Staff to the CEO of Intrinsic Schools and focused on external relations as well as strategic planning, hiring and expansion efforts for the school.
Before switching to education, she held various marketing, finance, operations, and strategy roles in Corporate America at Baxter Healthcare, GE Healthcare, and Continental Properties.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and earned her MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern University. She is a member of the 2017-19 cohort of the Broad Residency in Urban Education and is certified as a professional coach. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, trying new restaurants with her husband, and playing with her daughter.
Why do you work at CICS?: Eddie works at CICS so that Black and Brown students can have access to all of the opportunities that they rightly deserve.