W105: Government Can be a Top Workplace!

  • Room: Platinum 3-4
  • Session Number:W105
Wednesday, July 20, 2022: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Christy Behnke
Talent Manager
TN Comptroller of the Treasury
Doreen Shute
AGA Past National Treasurer
Jason Mumpower
State of Tennessee
Katie Armstrong CGFM
Manager - Administration
State of Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
Nicole Shaffer MS
Senior Communications Specialist
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
Rachelle Cabading CGFM, CFE
TN Comptroller of the Treasury Office of Management Services


Being named a Top Workplace is a big deal. For six consecutive years the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has been a Top Workplace in the state and also received national ranking by an independent research company. Gain insights from the leaders who made their office a great place to work.

Key Take-aways

• Recruitment and retention successes demand excellent workplace culture; and it helps to have a thriving, competitive internship program!
• Onboard new employees quickly, incorporate them into the workforce and follow-up with them to hear about their employment experience and listen to any suggestions for improvement.
• Survey employees on a regular basis and prepare them for on-the-job success with a robust in-house training program.

Learning Objectives

The Great Resignation proved employees want more than a paycheck; they want to feel valued, engaged, challenged and trusted — with a life outside work. Discover one organization’s methods toward a Top Workplace designation for six years running. Discover proven practices for employee recruitment and retention, engagement and workplace cultural excellence.