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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Radio Show #121: Kevin McDonald, Vice President of BPO Governance, The E.W. Scripps Company

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Kevin McDonald has over 13 years of experience working within both large and mid-market companies in virtually every aspect of HR operations, technology strategy and implementation. With a primary focus on HR Technology, HR service delivery and business process outsourcing governance, Kevin has spent the last eight years focused on maximizing the value of his company’s HR outsourcing relationships through the design, implementation, and leadership of HR services, technology, and vendor governance.

Kevin joined The E. W. Scripps Company in February 2007 as the Director, Vendor Management.  In this role he led the service provider selection, contracting, solution design, and the HR Operations retained organization design process for one of the first full-scope mid-market HRO deals.  In July 2008, in conjunction with the spinoff of Scripps Networks Interactive, Kevin was promoted to Director, HR Operations and completed the transition of services to ADP COS, which went live in November 2008.  In September 2011, Kevin was promoted to Vice President, BPO Governance and oversees Scripps major BPO relationships.

Kevin spent the first 11 years of his career in multiple capacities at Fifth Third Bank.  He led the development of the Bank’s first benefits open enrollment website and was on the core team who implemented the Lawson HRIS.  Kevin was also part of the team that transitioned services to Convergys Employee Care in one of the early large-scale HRO deals.  Primarily responsible for core HR, Benefits and Self Service, Kevin also played a key role as an SME for many other work streams.  Post conversion Kevin led the implementation of SAP Organization and Position Management as well as Manager Self Service in his role as E-HR Manager.

Currently, Kevin is working on business transformation initiatives at The E. W. Scripps Company in finance and accounting as well as in Scripps new Digital division.  He currently serves on the HROA Board of Trustees as Vice Chair, the ADP COS Client Advisory Board, Virtual Edge Client Advisory Board, ADP Health & Welfare Client Advisory Board, is an active member of the HROA Buyers Group, and was recently awarded his Certified Outsourcing Professional (COP) certification through the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).