Director Of Human Resources
Alyssa Wagner has been with Benefits Data Trust since its inception in 2005. In her current role as Director of Human Resources, she and her team of eight employees strive to cultivate an exceptional work environment and ensure job satisfaction across the organization, which helped earn BDT a 2021 Top Workplaces award. Her responsibilities currently include overseeing the organization’s talent acquisition, development, and management activities, and during her tenure, she has worked closely with the leadership team and managers to establish employee policies and procedures, organizational culture, hiring practices, and employee engagement initiatives.
Prior to being named Director in 2009, from 2005 to2008 Alyssa served as a consultant to BDT while working as Director of Human Resources and Controller for Society Hill Capital Management, a financial investment company located in Philadelphia.
Alyssa has over twenty years of experience in the human resources and accounting fields and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Marketing from Rutgers University School of Business. A self-proclaimed “Jersey girl”, Alyssa views her tenure at BDT as a great privilege and the highlight of her career.
Why Benefits Data Trust?
"I’m so fortunate to have been involved with BDT from its beginning. It has been amazing to witness our evolution and to see how many people we have been able to help."
Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Marketing – Rutgers University
Means the world to me and at the center is my little doggie, Zoey.
If I Had Chosen Another Career, I Would Have Been…
A travel guide or travel show host. I love to travel and experience other cultures.
Favorite Part Of Your Job
I love interacting with our staff and having an impact in their lives.
Favorite Travel Destination
Venice, Italy. It is one of a kind.
Make And Model Of Your First Car
Oldsmobile Omega. It was a piece of junk, but I bought it with money I had saved while working through Middle & High Schools
Key To Success
Be open to change and new experiences. We should always be learning and growing. Believe in yourself.
Can’t Go A Day Without
A shower. I feel disgusting without one.
I love to read all types of books so I don’t really have a favorite.
Star Wars IV – A New Hope. It is one of my greatest memories from childhood.
I love all food but my weakness is chocolate ice cream.
I love to read and watch TV. I can stay in all weekend and just zone out.
Fun Fact About Me
Both sides of my family have been in America since the 1600’s & 1700’s. I’m related to Benjamin Franklin and Ezra Cornell who was a co-founder of Cornell University.