Michael Reygaert, The 30

Michael Reygaert, B.B.A.’13

Being an advocate for employees is one of the best aspects of working in the human resource profession, and Michael Reygaert wants his colleagues to know he’s in their corner. As human resources manager for one of the largest credit unions in the nation, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Reygaert is responsible for the administration side of HR programs, as well as developing the HR staff. Supporting his team’s professional growth and ensuring their efforts align with company strategy is one of his biggest priorities.

Reygaert recently completed a yearlong program called Challenging Leaders in Management and Beyond—CLIMB—to further advance his leadership skills. He has also earned his credentials as a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional. In his time with LMCU, Reygaert has been promoted three times within a five-year span and has been honored with the organization’s Award of Excellence.

  • Chief People Person

    Human Resources Manager,
    Lake Michigan Credit Union
  • Bucket list:

    Run a half or full marathon in all 50 states.
  • Best learning experience at WMU:

    Studying abroad in Australia for one month. The experience provided insight into companies abroad, allowed me to learn about another culture and deepened my understanding of the world.

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