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Polly Thomas

President, Employee Benefits

Phone: 816-945-5509
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Overview

Service Specialties:

  • Strategic Benefit Planning
  • Population Health Management
  • Wellness Programming
  • Self Funding
  • Onsite Health Centers
  • Change Management
  • Healthcare Reform

Polly joined CBIZ as a benefits consultant in 2009 and has held several positions in the company. In September or 2016, Polly was appointed President of the Kansas City CBIZ Employee Services Organization practice, a division of CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc, During her tenure with CBIZ, Polly helped create the national onsite clinic consulting practice. With over 16 years of experience, her focus is on assisting employers with strategic health and welfare plans that are focused on long term cost containment and health improvement. Polly has assisted with numerous clients throughout the country with implementing and integrating onsite clinics or direct provider relationships into their total rewards strategy. Polly's current clients have a variety of funding mechanisms including self-funding, partially self-funded and fully insured.

Polly developed a passion for health promotion and disease prevention while practicing as a physical therapist. Polly leads national workshops for clients interested in onsite health centers on topics including: measuring return on investment, optimizing existing onsite health centers, and integrating clinics into total rewards programs.

Prior to joining CBIZ, Polly spent eight years working at Cerner Corporation, utilizing her clinic experience to help optimize clinical process utilizing technology and implementing Cerner's onsite health center for employees.

Polly serves as a lead in CBIZ's women's advantage program, and is the Vice President of the Board of Directors at Turner House Children's Clinic.






























 

Education

Polly Thomas earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1999, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Awards

Polly received national recognition by Business Insurance Magazine in 2015 as an honoree of its "40 Under 40 Broker Awards." The 40 Under 40 program recognizes leadership attributes, client service skills and expertise among retail insurance brokers younger than 40.

Associated Offices

Kansas City - CBIZ Employee Benefits Kansas City 700 West 47th Street
Suite 1100
Kansas CityMO  64112
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