Krista Robinson

Director of Human Resources

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Building a Better Way Since 2015
Certifications: SHRM-CP & PHR

As director of human resources for The Weitz Company, Krista oversees recruitment, selection, employee relations, compliance and benefits. She began her career with Weitz in 2015, starting as a human resources business partner for the Commercial business segment.

Krista, a 2008 graduate of Iowa State University, has since spent the majority of her career working in human resources in the construction industry.

What makes Weitz such a great place to work?
Coming to work for Weitz has been a tremendous experience for me. Our people are our greatest asset, and I’ve found our workforce to be hardworking, collaborative and supportive. We place great pride in providing our employees with opportunities that allow them to stretch and grow in their careers.

What is one thing everyone should know about The Weitz Company?
We are one of the oldest general contractors in existence … and for good reason. We’ve weathered the storms of over 160 years of varying economic climates and industry trends. We’ve found new and innovative ways to continuously improve our business model and the services we offer to meet the challenges of the constantly changing industry in which we work. Our history is solid and our future is strong!

Something unique or interesting about me is …
In college, I studied journalism and communications with aspirations of becoming an attorney. While life took me a different direction, human resources has been a great marriage of my passion for people, my background in communications and my interest in the law.

Industry Memberships:

  • Construction Personnel Executive Group
  • Society for Human Resource Management

“As a human resources professional, company culture is of utmost importance to me, and I am truly honored to be part of a company that is employee-focused, ethically sound and forward-thinking.”