Meet the HR Trust Team

Mr. Kevin Beckner,

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Beckner has more than 30 years of business experience within the private and public sectors.  An alumni of the American College of Financial Planning, he has been a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner since 2002 and also holds the designations of Chartered Financial Consultant™ and Chartered Life Underwriter™.  Elected countywide to the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners in 2008, he was reelected in 2012 and served through 2016.  As one of seven commissioners, Mr. Beckner was responsible for enacting and administrating local public policy, approving an annual operating and capital budget that exceeded $3 billion, and providing constituent service and representation to over 1.2 million people.  He is uniquely experienced in uniting and leveraging human resources and relationships to build coalitions and consensus groups that can help solve complex organizational challenges.  A native of Michigan City, Indiana, Mr. Beckner graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in 1990 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with minors in Business and Psychology from Indiana University in 1993.  He also attended Harvard Kennedy School’s Executive Leadership program in 2013.

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Mr. Kurt Wilkening

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Wilkening has over 25 years of experience in public sector human resource management that includes the areas of talent acquisition, job analysis, job evaluation, test development, selection and performance management.  Mr. Wilkening also has extensive experience working with city councils, boards, staff members, and selection committees on executive search projects for local governments in Florida.  Mr. Wilkening holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences, and a Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Valdosta State University.

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Ms. Meghan Deveau, SPHR

Sr. VP

Ms. Deveau brings over nine years of experience in both private and public sector human resource management that includes talent acquisition, test development, selection and performance management, benefits, workers’ compensation, training, and employee relations. Ms. Deveau earned a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and received a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from University of Central Florida. She earned her SPHR in 2015.