Chris Winton, Vice President of Human Resources, FedEx Services

Chris Winton, FedEx, High Res

Chris L. Winton is the Vice President, Human Resources, responsible for leading HR functions for FedEx Services. This includes Compensation, HR Analysis, Organizational Effectiveness, Recruiting, Performance Management, and Workforce Strategy & Planning. Chris is also the Enterprise Business Lead for Workday at FedEx.

Chris spent most of his career in IT before transitioning to the role of Director of Workforce Strategy. Over his 18 years with FedEx, he has successfully held multiple leadership positions including the Director of IT Command Center, an organization of 400+ onshore and offshore resources overseeing the stability and performance of the global IT environment.

Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Memphis in Management Information Systems and later an MBA from Dowling College.

Chris first joined FedEx as an IT Intern in 1997. He now serves on the Board of Directors for INROADS, Inc., Memphis Challenge and the Local Workforce Investment Network.

In 2014, Chris was recognized by the Memphis Business Journal as a “Top 40 Leader under 40” for his body of work to include programs such as Teach for America and TechHire.

Chris is married to Coleshia Winton, and they have two beautiful children, Jordyn and Jaden.