Mr. Steven C. Hardy
Vice President, Human Resources
Eastern Kentucky University, ‘89 BBA Accounting
EKU CB&T Distinguished Speaker 2008
EKU Dept. of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems Distinguished Alum 2011
Steve Hardy is a human resources and risk management leader with significant experience in the financial services, professional services, and technology industries.
After receiving his Accounting degree from EKU in 1989, Steve began his career in the Risk Management group at Bank One Corporation (now JPMorganChase). Over the next nine years, Steve delivered internal audit and regulatory compliance services for the Retail Banking, Enterprise Operations, Human Resources, and Corporate Cash Management divisions.
Steve changed career direction in 1998 to focus on human resources. Over the past fourteen years, he has had a series of HR leadership roles with several of the world’s largest professional services firms, including KPMG, Deloitte & Touche, and Arthur Andersen. In those roles, Steve was responsible for delivering the full range of human resources solutions, including talent acquisition, development, deployment, retention, and operations.
In 2012, Steve joined DealerTrack, Inc., a technology firm specializing in end-to-end platform solutions for the automotive industry, as the HR Director for the Inventory Solutions business unit. Steve is a member of the leadership team for Inventory Solutions and has responsibility for human resources, facilities/operations, and administration.
Over the years, Steve has been involved in several community service groups, including the Salvation Army, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bluegrass, Habitat for Humanity, Music For All, and Canine Assistants. He and his wife, Tracie, currently reside in Dallas, Texas.