Benton McTaggart

Benton McTaggart, chief people officer at Meritize, has over a decade of experience across employee engagement, talent development, coaching and internal communication. He has a BA in media and communications from the University of the West Indies and an MBA from the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. He is a certified professional coach and holds a SHRM-SCP Certification from Society for Human Resource Management and a SPHR Certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute.

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