Houston, TX. [July 22, 2021] Leading employee benefits administration technology and service provider Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. (www.goempyrean.com) has announced the promotion of Stephanie Haney to the post of VP Sales, Central Region. Haney previously served as Director, Business Development for the organization.
In this newly created role, Haney will lead an enterprise sales team to continue the development of Empyrean’s presence in the central U.S. This move comes at a time of explosive growth for the benefits administration platform, tied closely to the launch of the group’s Pilot+ claims-based decision support technology, as well as shifting trends in the HR and employee benefits space.
“I am thrilled to have Stephanie join the sales leadership team at such a critical time in our organization’s history,” said Empyrean’s Chief Strategy Office, Jim Priebe. “I am confident that her guidance, sales expertise, and extensive industry knowledge will be incredibly valuable as we continue to expand in the central region.”
“Stephanie is deeply committed to helping clients, brokers, and carriers harness solutions to improve their benefits engagement strategies and drive better outcomes,” Priebe added. “She has always delivered outstanding results for each channel she has served.”
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Haney previously held advancing sales roles at Assurant Employee Benefits, The Hartford, and BeneTrac before joining Empyrean in 2017.
“I am excited and honored to have the opportunity to lead Empyrean’s Central Region sales team,” said Haney. “While we continue to drive Empyrean’s growth by delivering innovative technology with a service-first approach to our clients, brokers, and carrier partners, our success is ultimately defined by our ability to connect employees to life-enriching benefits when they need them most.”
Haney earned a B.S. from the University of Florida, and resides with her family in Grand Rapids, MI.
Empyrean manages employee health and welfare benefits programs, combining the industry’s most modern, client-adaptive, and configurable benefits technology platform with expert, responsive service. Empyrean provides market-leading enrollment, eligibility management, ACA reporting, and other plan administration services that empowers employers, insurance consultants, and healthcare exchanges to meet ever-evolving benefit challenges. Founded in 2006, Empyrean’s integrated platform services over 3 million annual participants across a wide spectrum of employee population sizes, industry, and complexities.
Headquartered in Houston, TX, Empyrean has additional office locations in Minneapolis, MN and Nashville, TN, as well as remote teams located throughout the U.S.
Empyrean is a subsidy of Securian Financial (www.securian.com).
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