Peoria’s CityLink add Chris Holmquist as HR director

Feb. 8, 2023
Holmquist brings more than two decades of experience in both the public and private sectors to the position.

Chris Holmquist has been named director of human resources at the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) in Peoria, Ill. She has owned and operated her own HR consulting company for the past 10 years and brings more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors to her position at CityLink.

Holmquist maintains a Senior Professional in Human Resource certification and the Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional certification. She is also trained and experienced in Cultural Effectiveness, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Learning Management.

In Holmquist’s role, she will manage the overall operations of the Human Resource Department, which includes benefit administration, talent acquisition, performance management and legal compliance. CityLink currently employs a workforce of approximately 175 full-time and part-time employees, consisting of operations, maintenance, administration, customer service and security.

Holmquist is a native of Mendota, Ill., and she lived in Colorado for many years before returning to Illinois.