Michelle Kilbourne has been hired as director of Human Resources and Administrative Services for Brethren Benefit Trust (BBT). She will begin her duties on Oct. 1 at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill.
She brings a variety of professional experiences and extensive education to the position. Most recently she was Business Programs chair at Judson University in Elgin, and before that she served as an adjunct professor and previously as associate director for Cultivation Ministries, holding responsibility for various human resources activities such as recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, and compensation.
She holds a bachelor’s of science degree in finance and a master’s in business administration in human resources from Illinois State University, Normal, Ill.; and a doctorate in organizational leadership from Regent University, Virginia Beach, Va.
One of her first duties will be to travel to Grand Rapids, Mich., to help plan the 5K Fitness Challenge route for the 2020 Annual Conference.
She and her family live in Carpentersville, Ill., and are members of St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee, Ill.