WINNEBAGO, Neb. – Michelle Beckner has been named benefits manager for Ho-Chunk Inc.

The Siouxland native brings more than 12 years of corporate benefits management experience to Ho-Chunk and its subsidiaries.

Beckner's responsibilities include administering employee benefit plans, developing new plans, and working to maximize coverage and minimize costs to employees and the corporation.

Prior to joining Ho-Chunk, Inc. she worked locally in human resource and finance management for Wisconsin-based JETPUBS Inc. She also managed benefits for organizations including Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa, in Sioux City, and BPI Technology in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.

She has two children, Carson, 16, and Carlee, 9.

Beckner graduated from Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City with a degree in applied science in human resources management. She is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has completed additional Gallup University courses in high performance management and strengths based employee coaching. She holds a Nebraska Health, Life & Annuities Agent License.

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