MEGAN LAVELLE TRAINOR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
BA 1984, Brian Lamb School of Communication
Human Resources Director, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, IN
Megan Lavelle Trainor serves as the Director of Human Resources at the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), the largest property/ casualty insurance trade association in the U.S. She manages recruitment, employee relations, performance management, compensation, and benefits for the association, as well as serving as the plan administrator for the organization’s Multiple Employer 401(k) plan offered to NAMIC’s member companies. Trainor’s organization has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for each of the four years it has participated in this program including 2017.
Prior to NAMIC, Trainor worked for property/casualty insurance companies where she performed college recruitment activities and oversaw rotational training programs for recent college graduates, among other things. She championed internship programs and built strong connections with university career centers. Trainor was recently featured on the cover of Associations Now magazine for her HR work at NAMIC.
Trainor holds the Senior Professional in Human Resource designation from the HR Certification Institute and the Senior Certified Professional accreditation from the Society for Human Resource Management.
She credits her interest in human resources to her years at Purdue where took her first coursework on interviewing. Her work with the Purdue Grand Prix Foundation interviewing students for different roles within the organization cemented her interest. Megan grew up in Anderson, Indiana and is the fifth of her siblings to attend Purdue.
Megan resides in Fishers, Indiana.