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COUNTRY Financial names Director of Total Rewards

Dec. 20, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Kristin Adams, of Bloomington, has been named director of Total Rewards in the Human Resources Division at COUNTRY Financial®, effective Dec. 26, 2017. 

In her new role, Adams will be responsible for leading Compensation, Benefits, the Human Resources Service Center, Payroll and Human Resources Information Systems.

Adams has served as director of Agency Recruiting & Development since June 2015. Prior to that, she served as director of Agency Support since 2012.

Adams began her career at COUNTRY Financial in 2000 in Human Resources Compensation.  She held several positions within Human Resources from 2000 to 2012, including senior employee relations representative and manager of Employee and Regional Relations.

Prior to joining COUNTRY Financial, Adams worked in various Human Resource positions at AFNI in Bloomington, Ill., and First Data Resources in Omaha, Neb.

Adams earned a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She graduated from the COUNTRY Leadership Development Program in 2010. She is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). She is a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD).

Adams is currently on the board of directors for the IAA Credit Union and chairs its Supervisory Committee. She served as a board member for the McLean County Center for Human Services from 2011-2016, including a year as board president and four years as chair of the Personnel Committee.