Tom Steckel

DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS - STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA

Tom Steckel, SPHR is the Director of Employee Benefits for the State of South Dakota.  Prior to joining State government Tom  held similar positions with private sector employers including Maersk Inc. USA, Kohler Company and Alpha Natural Resources, with responsibilities for managing self-insured health plans, defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, employee wellness, and other benefits including dental and  life insurance. He has a BA from the University of New Orleans and MS in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Loyola University Chicago.

Tom is a resident of Pierre, SD and is married with three children.