Rick Wagner SPHR
Vice President, Human Resources
As Vice President, Human Resources, Mr. Wagner is a member of the Executive Management Team. Mr. Wagner is currently responsible for leading the Human Resources, Corporate Support Services, and Facility Management initiatives.
Mr. Wagner joined AmeriTrust Group, Inc. in June 1995 as a Financial Analyst handling cost accounting, budgeting and financial reporting duties for the fee-based operations. In 1999, he moved to Human Resources as the Benefits and Compensation Manager and was responsible for managing the company’s benefit and compensation programs. While in Human Resources, Mr. Wagner’s responsibilities have increased through the years to include managing of payroll, support services, facilities, human resources information systems, professional development, performance management, talent acquisition, and executive compensation. Mr. Wagner assumed his current role in 2014.
Prior to joining AmeriTrust Group, Inc., Mr. Wagner obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from Central Michigan University and held various finance related positions in the insurance, banking, and defense industries. While at AmeriTrust Group, Inc., Mr. Wagner obtained a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Central Michigan University, a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation, a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation, and a Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation.