About Posti & Associates

Posti & Associates, Inc., was founded by Chris Posti in 1992, and specializes in achieving results in executive coaching, outplacement, and human resources consulting for clients of all sizes and all industries.

A sampling of clients includes:

  • Staples
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Heinz North America
  • Mine Safety Appliances
  • Eat 'n Park
  • Tollgrade Communications
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Philips Respironics
  • Fiserv
  • L-3 Optical Systems
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Alstom
  • Ardagh Group
  • Marsh
  • Chromalox
  • DreBo America, Inc.
  • Brance Krachy
  • Clarion Industries
  • Duquesne Light
  • Mossman Development
  • Duquesne University
  • Direct Energy
  • Giant Eagle
  • Holy Family Institute
  • PPG
  • Genco
  • Ketchum
  • GE Energy Power Conversion USA, Inc.
  • Bacharach
  • EQT
  • Plextronics
  • PBS Coals
  • CTR Systems
  • Cleveland Brothers
  • Gamma Sports
  • Anderson Fittings
  • CVS Caremark
  • LaRoche College
  • Adelphoi
  • Kossman Development
  • Matric
  • Oberg Industries
  • Adelphoi
  • Wabtec

Chris Posti's driving passion is enabling employers to realize their full potential by transforming their human resources. She combines her extensive practical experience with her strong desire to help people change. Her energetic and inspiring style brings powerful and lasting results. She is known for offering direct advice, focusing on goals and results, and tailoring services to the needs of the client.

For nearly 20 years, Chris has also written the Sunday "Career Coach" column for the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and she previously hosted a talk radio show called "Career Works" on 1360 - AM in Pittsburgh. She has written two books, the most recent being “The Shortest Distance between You and your New Job.”

Prior to consulting, Chris held human resources and training positions in technology, manufacturing, banking and academia, and has worked in Pittsburgh, California, and Switzerland. She is past president of the Pittsburgh Coaches Association and past board member of the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association. She volunteers for Heaven's Family and frequently gives pro-bono talks on career management topics.

Consultants affiliated with Posti & Associates each have deep and broad experience in their field, whether it is executive coaching, outplacement, or human resources consulting. It is one of our strengths to be able to draw on the substantial expertise of our Associates by leveraging relationships that have been developed over time with these outstanding consultants.


what others SAY

"Your help was invaluable. The benefit was more than I ever expected.

Michael Lease
General Manager,
Allegheny Coatings

"Chris Posti is a jewel.

Her understanding of business and people set her apart. She has become a solid sounding board, mentor, and right arm.

Because of Chris Posti, our organization is stronger and more prepared to compete in a dynamic, ever changing manufacturing environment.

Lori Bassett, SPHR, CCP
Former Vice President, Human Resources
Clarion Industries | Clarion Laminates, LLC | Clarion Boards, Inc

"It’s never easy when an employee/position mismatch becomes evident. As a manager with P&L responsibility you are compelled to take action. But you also want to handle the situation with respect and care for the affected employee.

By outsourcing our outplacement needs to Posti & Associates, we have been able to leverage their vast experience in meeting both of the above needs, resulting in 100% success.

I count on Chris Posti to provide advice before, during and after outplacement/ replacement assignments, and highly recommend Chris’ company." 

Ahmed Reza
Speech Interface Design, Inc.

"Chris has an amazing facility for helping people to get insight into themselves, and to understand how and why others see them as they do. This very critical first step has allowed her to help several people in our organization...and the changes that have been effected have stuck.

There has been little, if any, back sliding, and that, to me, is the ultimate test of a coach’s effectiveness.

Ben DeMaria, Vice President (retired),
Human Resources and Corporate Communications

"Chris is the first person I think to call when I have a coaching assignment, a difficult business assignment, an outplacement need for one or many, or, often, my own personal career questions. Her willingness to help and her heartfelt concern make her stand out in her field!" 

Nancy Furbee
Former VP, Human Resources
Business Operations
& Safety Market Division
Thermo Fisher Scientific