Chris Braccio

Vice President, Human Resources


Ms. Braccio joined AMERICAN SYSTEMS in 2007 and is currently responsible for the strategic alignment of human talent to achieve the corporate mission. As VP of Human Resources, she oversees the company’s entire human capital function, including talent management, compensation, benefits, HRIS, as well as community affairs and charitable programs.

Ms. Braccio has more than 25 years of HR experience and has held senior HR leadership roles at World Kitchen, StarBand Communications, and Sunrise Assisted Living, as well as HR positions at Fortune 500 companies such as GTE (now Verizon), Contel, Eaton Corporation, and National Semiconductor. She received her Master of Science, with honors, in Human Resource Management from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Business Management from the University of Connecticut. She is a member of various HR organizations, including the Washington Technical Personnel Forum, WorldatWork, National Association of Professional Women, and the Society for Human Resource Management.  She has served for more than 10 years not only as a member of the Board of Directors for the Washington Area Compensation and Benefits Association but also as a Committee Member for the Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area. Ms. Braccio serves on AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ Ethics Committee and is the Chairperson of the company's ESOP Administrative Committee.

In 2014, Ms. Braccio received the Human Resources Leadership Award of Greater Washington for Innovation.

Chris Braccio