Ivy Tech Community College hires Jennifer Fisher to serve as Executive Director of Employee Benefits

INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College has selected Jennifer Fisher to serve as the college’s Executive Director of Employee Benefits. She will begin her position on May 29.

Fisher brings 15 years of experience in policy and financial management, working with retail, transportation, and stock holding organizations.

She most recently served as the Benefits Manager for Republic Airways Holdings, Incorporated, where she was responsible for the oversight and administration of all retirement plans and health and wellness programs for more than 9,000 represented and non-represented employees. In addition to overseeing her own staff within the Benefits Department, Fisher was responsible for legislation compliance, oversight of retirement plan conversions, and the implementation of company-wide wellness initiatives and employee recognition programs.

Prior to her role at Republic Airways Holdings, Fisher served as Director of Corporate Human Resources and Fringe Benefit Programs for Vanguard Services, where she negotiated contract and service agreements with insurance companies and retirement service providers, managed benefit and administration staff, and oversaw open enrollment for more than 500 employees.

She has also served as Manager of Office Administration and Personnel as well as Accounting Project Coordinator for Vanguard Services. Fisher also served as a National Management Trainee under Sears.

Fisher earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and English from Purdue University and earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Butler University.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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