First Northern Bank promotes Libby Feyh to CHRO

BusinessWireApril 18, 20243 min

First Northern Bank, the region’s #1 local small business lender, proudly announces the promotion of Libby Feyh to the newly created role of Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Feyh has served First Northern Bank as the Senior Vice President and Human Resources Director since 2019, demonstrating exceptional leadership, promoting a culture of excellence, and a deep understanding of the Bank’s values. In this role, she will continue to uphold the highest standards of human resources management while driving initiatives that support our employees’ professional development, well-being, and a positive work environment.

Feyh brings more than 25 years of human resource leadership experience to First Northern Bank. She has a proven record of success in developing and implementing human resources initiatives across retail and financial services. Her core competencies include leadership development and executive coaching, top tier recruiting practices, talent and performance management, succession planning, change management, innovative problem solving, and employment practices and law.

“At First Northern Bank, we recognize the importance of fostering a positive workplace culture and investing in our employees. Libby’s leadership as CHRO will further strengthen our commitment to providing opportunities for our team members to thrive,” said Jeremiah Smith, President and CEO of First Northern Bank. “She will continue to play a pivotal role in guiding our workforce strategies and recruiting the best bankers in the region.”

Libby holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from San Jose State University, SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional), SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), and PHRca (Professional in Human Resources—California), and is a certified analyst for the HR Predictive Index system. She serves on the board for Society for the Blind.

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