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Boles Hall, First Floor
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday, excluding College holidays
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
We’re here to help all College employees with questions, concerns, and comments of any kind. If you want to talk about your benefits, College employment policy, paychecks, or any other aspect of your experience as a Centre employee, stop by Boles Hall or give us a call.
EXPERT: Employee health insurance — Sexual harassment policies — Employee benefits — Leaves of absence (Family Medical Leave Act) — Employee wellness — Employee grievances or discipline — Employee recognition awards
Director of Human Resources at Centre College since 1997. Instrumental in developing an employee handbook, a supervisor policy manual, a salary compensation program for staff, and the employee recognition program at the college.
Ben joined the Centre Human Resources office as the human resources generalist and training coordinator in July of 2012. Ben works part-time to help the human resources department with staff professional leadership development and staff employee satisfaction.
Before coming to Centre Ben worked with leaders from many profit and not-for-profit organizations throughout North America. He personally instructed and coached over 2,600 individuals in 35 states in the USA and across Canada.
Ben provides organizational consulting services and tools that help leaders, cultures, and processes achieve results in for some of the best places to work. He is former corporate vice president of organizational development and training for Alliance Data in Texas and was responsible for the organization’s human capital strategy in the company’s corporate strategic planning group. He also led efforts that resulted in Alliance Data being recognized as a “Best Place to Work” across the nation. Ben’s work has garnered national awards and recognition while appearing in numerous publications and media. He is the newly elected secretary/treasurer of the Economic Development Partnership. He was the 2012 Outstanding Citizen for Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce and is a past Chair of the Chamber and CASA at Woodlawn.
Ben graduated from Transylvania University.
He and his wife Julie own Maple Tree Gallery in downtown Danville, Kentucky.
Meredith joined the Centre Human Resources office as the payroll and benefits coordinator in September of 2007. Her responsibilities include a variety of duties including: To administer and coordinate all aspects of Centre College payroll (quarterly taxes and reports, W-2s, etc.), coordinate all benefit billings (retirement plan remittances, etc.), handle day-to-day applications of employee benefits (health, vision, dental, life and cancer insurances, long-term disability, retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, FMLA, unemployment, workers compensation, employee benefit time etc.), compile and report HR data for AAUP, IPEDS, OES, CUPA and various other surveys for the College. She regularly assists employees and students with any payroll or benefits related questions, issues or concerns.
Before coming to Centre Meredith was the treasurer and benefits specialist for Grant County Board of Education from 2004 to 2007 and before that benefits specialist and HR generalist for Provident Bank from 2000 to 2004.
Meredith is a 2000 graduate of the University of the Cumberlands with a B.A in Business Administration with an emphasis in management and a minor in psychology.
As a fundamental policy, Centre College hires and promotes its employees and admits its students on the bases of merit, qualification, and character and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information in the administration of any of its education or employment policies. Information presented in this publication is subject to change. Click here for more.