Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service recently appointed Arlisa Jernigan as Director of Human Resources. She is responsible for Banyan’s overall HR functions which also include; recruiting, compliance, benefits and training. Jernigan reports to Banyan’s COO, Craig Huston.

“Lisa is truly an HR professional in every sense of the word. We are incredibly blessed to have her join the Banyan family. Our teammates have already welcomed and rallied around her. Banyan is growing and as we do, new teammates continue to join the family. Lisa’s love for our teammates, enthusiasm for human relations, knowledge of employment law, and recruiting background has already begun to bear fruit,” says Craig Huston. Jernigan brings more than 28 years of experience in human relations management to Banyan.

For the previous 8 years, she was the Director of Human Resources for Coventry Health Care, an Aetna Company, managing 750 employees in multiple locations throughout the state of Florida. Prior to that, Jernigan was a Branch Manager for Spherion Corporate Office (now Randstad) providing staffing services and recruitment for executive positions in the South Florida region.

Jernigan has a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Coaching from Nova University in Davie, Florida and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida.