Johanna Barraco

Chief Human Resources Officer

Phone: 801.832.2573


Office Location: Bamberger Hall 106


B.S. Westminster University


Johanna Barraco is a seasoned Human Resources leader with over two decades of experience in guiding organizations towards optimal performance through effective HR strategies and operations. With a BS degree in Human and Organizational Development from Westminster University and a Master of Business Administration, she brings a robust academic foundation to her practical experience.

Throughout her career, Johanna has held various leadership roles in Human Resources and operations, demonstrating a deep understanding of organizational dynamics and human capital management. Her strategic vision and hands-on approach have helped businesses navigate complex HR challenges, foster employee development, and drive organizational success.

Beyond her professional achievements, Johanna finds fulfillment in her roles as a wife and mother of three accomplished young adults.  She values the importance of family and cherishes moments spent with loved ones. An avid animal lover, she enjoys nurturing her connection with nature through hiking adventures. In her leisure time, she indulges her passion for cooking, delighting in the creation of culinary masterpieces. For Johanna, nothing is more rewarding than sharing these experiences with family and friends, creating lasting memories and meaningful connections.