Ellen has been a Benefits Consultant with CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc. for 12 years. She specializes in large groups with both local and multi-site locations. Ellen represents clients in both the public and private sector that range in size from 25-1,800 employees. Ellen specializes in school district and municipalities that range in size from 300-2,000 employees.
Ellen has worked in the employee benefits business for 32 years. Prior to working as a Benefits Consultant at CBIZ, she served as BlueCross and BlueShield of Arizona’s (BCBSAZ) Major Account Executive for Southern Arizona, responsible for selling new accounts over 100 lives. Ellen was responsible for the sale of two of BCBSAZ’s largest clients, Tucson Unified School District and Cochise County. Ellen provided consulting service to 25 large group clients such as Tucson Electric Power, The Diocese of Tucson and University Health Network as well as negotiated their annual renewals.
Ellen has expertise selling and servicing fully insured and self-funded HMO, PPO, POS, dental, life, disability, individual, and Medicare products. She also has expertise with online/electronic enrollment systems, voluntary benefits, COBRA, Section 125 plans (Flexible Spending Accounts), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA/105h), and Healthcare Reform Legislation. Ellen is trained in underwriting, product development, operational systems and customer service.