DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BenefitMall, the leading provider of employee benefits, human resources and payroll products and services, today announced the appointment of Misty Baker as director of compliance.
In this role, Baker will partner with the insurance field sales team and services leaders, and will serve as an Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance resource to BenefitMall's broker partners.
"With Misty's vast knowledge of the health insurance industry and passion for agent education, we are confident that she will be a valuable asset to our sales team and service leaders," said Laura Clenney, vice president of marketing and product development of BenefitMall. "By advising our dedicated team and partners, she will have the opportunity to help minimize health care reform's impact on businesses and their employees."
Baker began her career in the insurance industry in 1998, and worked as a benefit analyst before opening Lonestar Benefit Solutions as an independent agent. Prior to joining the team, Baker was the Director of Health Insurance Services with the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) and has a wealth of experience in ACA compliance. She brings more than ten years of expertise in ACA, ERISA, FMLA, COBRA and legislative advocacy.
Additionally, Baker was named to the task force of the Texas Health Coverage Awareness and Education Program by former Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Geeslin in 2006. She is a current member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, and has held several offices at the local, state and national level during which she has been awarded more than half a dozen awards. Employee Benefit Advisor recently named Baker as one of the Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising.
Headquartered in Dallas, BenefitMall partners with a network of 20,000 Brokers and CPAs to deliver employee benefits and payroll services to more than 200,000 small- and medium-sized businesses. By combining payroll and benefits, BenefitMall empowers Trusted Advisors to develop the best employee programs while maintaining compliance with government regulations and Health Care Reform.
BenefitMall, the largest national General Agency, merged with the second largest privately held payroll company, CompuPay. BenefitMall also operates HealthCareExchange.com, the leading online community for information regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. More information is available at www.benefitmall.com.
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