Carrig, Ken (Photo)
Southeastern Board Member Since: October 2011

Operation HOPE is both proud and pleased to announce the confirmation of Mr. Kenneth Carrig to our prestigious and growing Southeastern Board of Directors. "Ken's passion, leadership and sense of excellence in everything, will add an essential and complimentary dimension to a progressive and engaged board already on the move.  And with the coming launch of the HOPE Financial Dignity Center at Ebenezer, it is even more critical to have Ken's leadership and commitment. We are honored to have him on the team," said Operation HOPE founder John Hope Bryant. 

Ken Carrig is Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for SunTrust Banks, Inc. In this role, he oversees human resources strategy, talent management, employee benefits, compensation, staffing, human resources systems, operations and payroll, compliance, employee relations, human resources policies, as well as training and development.

Prior to joining SunTrust in June 2011, Mr. Carrig was Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Comcast. He previously held similar roles with Sysco Corporation and Continental Airlines during his 30-year human resources career.

Mr. Carrig earned his undergraduate degree in Labor Economics from Cornell University, and participated in leadership development education and training at Columbia University and Yale University. He is a member of the advisory board of the Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies, a National Academy of Human Resources Fellow (2004), and was named the Academy of Management Distinguished Human Resources Executive (2010).

Mr. Carrig co-authored the book, “Building Profit Through Building People” in 2006, the proceeds of which benefit Share Our Strength, an organization dedicated to fighting childhood hunger.



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