MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton has added four employee benefits experts to its Memphis operation to serve corporate clients in the region. This is part of Lockton's strategy to expand its employee benefits consulting practice globally. Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance broker.
Joining Lockton in Memphis are Jennifer Maddux, Christine Ferris, Sarah Rossetti, and Bethany Greene.
- Jennifer Maddux has been named an Account Executive with Lockton in Employee Benefits. She is responsible for developing health and welfare programs for clients, as well as advising on wellness approaches to improve health and reduce costs. Maddux will also negotiate with insurance carriers and provide ongoing management of employee benefit programs. She has more than 13 years of experience advising companies on employee benefit programs. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis.
- Christine Ferris has been appointed a Human Resources Consultant with Lockton. She will advise clients on innovative approaches including health and welfare programs, training and development, and other key HR issues. Ferris has worked in human resources management for more than a dozen years. Her degree is from Miami of Ohio in Oxford, Ohio.
- Sarah Rossetti is now serving as an Account Manager in the Employee Benefits team at Lockton in Memphis. She supports clients in managing their health and welfare benefit programs, wellness initiatives, and ongoing client service needs. Rossetti has more than five years of experience in employee benefits. She is a University of Tennessee-Knoxville graduate.
- Bethany Greene is now an Associate Account Manager at Lockton in Memphis working in Employee Benefits. She handles administration issues related to employee benefit programs for Lockton clients. Greene joins Lockton with two years of experience and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
"Employee benefits is an area of critical concern for our clients and it has been the fastest growing segment of our business," said Bob Reiff, Chief Operating Officer of Lockton's Memphis and St. Louis operations. "The addition of these team members puts Lockton in position to deliver comprehensive employee benefit solutions to our clients in the Memphis and surrounding areas."
Lockton opened its Memphis office in 2011 and this announcement is part of an ongoing expansion of the operations.
Lockton's employee benefits team serves a wide array of commercial clients with services including health and welfare program consulting, health risk solutions to improve the health of employee groups and reduce cost, advice on responding to health reform, actuarial consulting, and HR technology advisory services.
Lockton Memphis is located at 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive, Suite 512, Memphis, Tennessee, 38120. The phone number is 901-757-6900.
More than 4,450 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services that improve our clients' businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. Independent researcher Greenwich Associates awarded Lockton its 2011 Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For four consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.