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Empyrean Releases Full Agenda for EVOLVE
Connecting Benefits, Enriching Lives Empyrean has released its full conference agenda and speaker lineup for EVOLVE, which will feature some of the industry’s top thought leaders and HR and benefits experts. DATE: April 12-14, 2023 LOCATION: The Hyatt Regency Savannah The theme for this year’s event is “Connecting Benefits, Enriching Lives”, which is also Empyrean’s […]
Empyrean Acquires Employee Communications and Engagement Platform and Launches +YOU, a Holistic Solution That Improves Employee Productivity, Wellbeing, and Retention
Houston, TX. [Feb. 20, 2023] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a company committed to building better corporate cultures through benefits, today announced the acquisition of employee communication and engagement platform Enspire. Through the acquisition, Empyrean adds an expanded people-centric dimension to its innovative benefits administration technology and compassionate support services. Called +YOU, the new solution integrates Enspire’s employee […]
Why Your People Experience Matters More Today than Ever Before
A Connected and Personalized People Experience Can Help You Overcome 2023’s Top Employer Challenges The past few years have presented challenge after challenge for employers, making it harder than ever for HR teams to support their people and reach their goals. Workforces are more dispersed than ever, turnover is high, engagement is low, and it […]
Empyrean Welcomes Tim Purkis as Director, Sales – Public Sector to Their Growing Sales Team
Houston, TX. [Dec. 2, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-centric employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Tim Purkis has joined the organization as Director of Sales, Public Sector. “Tim joins us with over 15 years of deep industry experience, specifically helping organizations in the public sector solve their benefits-related challenges,” said Mike […]
Empyrean Adds Peter Magazzu to Rapidly Expanding Sales Organization
Houston, TX. [Nov. 4, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-centric employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Peter Magazzu has joined the organization as Director of Business Development. In this role, Magazzu will concentrate on the continued expansion of Empyrean’s presence across the Mid-Atlantic, developing employer and broker relationships in this region. “Peter […]
Kimberly Longerbone Joins Empyrean as Vice President of Information Technology
Houston, TX. [Oct. 27, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading benefits administration technology platform and service provider, has announced that industry veteran Kimberly Longerbone has joined the organization as Vice President of Information Technology. As a leader in the technology field, Longerbone will use her wide-ranging IT background, extensive healthcare experience, and IT service management knowledge […]
Celebrating the Women of Empyrean
Women’s Equality Day commemorates August 26, 1920, the day the 19th amendment was signed into law giving women the right to vote in the United States. Today and every day, we celebrate the women who make Empyrean great. We asked some of these amazing women to reflect about what workplace gender equality means to them […]
Pet Insurance Enrollments Surged by 56% in 2022
Today is National Dog Day, which was first celebrated in 2004 across the country to increase awareness about dogs in need of rescue and to encourage pet adoption. Now celebrated annually on August 26th, members of the 69 million U.S. households who have at least one dog recognize the day by taking to social media […]
Empyrean Adds Kelly Knick to Channel Enablement Group
Houston, TX. [Aug. 19, 2022] Empyrean (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-focused employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Kelly Knick has joined the growing organization as a Director of Channel Enablement. In this role, Knick will focus on building and nurturing broker and carrier relationships across the country. “Kelly has been a wonderful addition […]
Empyrean Announces EVOLVE – April 12 – 14 in Savannah, GA
Connecting Benefits, Enriching Lives Empyrean is excited to announce that EVOLVE will be held from April 12-14 at Savannah’s Hyatt Regency along the city’s historical riverfront. The theme for our upcoming EVOLVE conference is “Connecting Benefits, Enriching Lives”, a topic closely aligned with our mission to deliver optimized and connected benefit experiences to the over […]
The Growing Role of Financial Wellness Programs in Support of Total Employee Wellbeing
Human resources and benefit leaders continue to navigate one of the most volatile and fast moving business and economic landscapes many of us have ever known. The Great Resignation, increased levels of caregiver responsibilities, financial uncertainty tied to the ongoing pandemic, inflation, and other macroeconomic factors have brought an even stronger focus on the need to […]
Empyrean Welcomes Ken Gooch to Their Sales Team as Director of Channel Enablement
Houston, TX. [May 18, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-focused employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Ken Gooch has joined their expanding sales team as Director of Channel Enablement. In this role, Gooch will focus on building valuable partnerships to accelerate Empyrean’s growth across all U.S. regions. “As an industry veteran, […]
Maureen Gardner Joins Empyrean’s Growing Sales Team as Director, Business Development in the Plains Region
Houston, TX. [April 26, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-centric employee benefits administration provider, has announced the addition of Maureen Gardner to their growing sales team. In this role, Gardner will focus on strengthening Empyrean’s presence in the Plains region, developing employer and broker relationships with a focus on groups above 5,000 benefits […]
Empyrean Releases Full Agenda & Speaker Details for EVOLVE/22
Empyrean is excited to welcome some of the industry’s top thought leaders and benefits experts to EVOLVE/22! DATE: April 6-8, 2022LOCATION: The Hutton Hotel, Nashville Building Culture Through Benefits The theme for this invitation-only event is “Building Culture Through Benefits”, and from our high-energy opening keynote all the way through our closing session, our dynamic […]
Empyrean Adds Randy Alvarez to Expanding Sales Team as Director of Business Development in the Northeast Region
Houston, TX. [March 18, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-centric employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Randy Alvarez has joined the organization as Director of Business Development. In this role, Alvarez will concentrate on the continued expansion of Empyrean’s presence in the Northeast, developing employer and broker relationships in this region focusing […]
The Critical Role of Supplemental Benefits in a Go-Forward Benefits Strategy
Webinar presented by Dr. Kristin Tugman, VP Health + Productivity, Prudential | Desta Millner, Empyrean | Melanie Haniph, HR Consultant. The COVID-19 pandemic has created physical, mental, and financial challenges that American workers have never faced before, causing employers to quickly shift their benefit strategies to one in support of total employee wellness. A recent study […]
HR’s Growing Role in Data Privacy & Protection
Insights and Advice from an Empyrean Expert The role of our HR and benefits leaders continues to evolve and expand, and now our human resources teams are at the forefront of the battle to ensure both company and employee data remains protected and secure in our increasingly digitized world. Gone are the days when only […]
The Changing Role of the Strategic Benefits Leader
Since the start of the pandemic, company benefits have played an increasingly important role in helping organizations protect the safety, wellness, and health of their employees. This is increasingly the case, not only for physical wellness, but organizations now have greater awareness of mental health and financial wellness impacts on their staff given recent challenges […]
Katie McCabe Joins Growing Empyrean Sales Team as Strategic Director, Business Development for New York
Houston, TX. [Jan. 19, 2022] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading employee benefits administration service and technology provider, has announced the addition of Katie McCabe to their rapidly expanding sales team. In this newly created role, McCabe will focus on the continued development of Empyrean’s presence throughout New York State, working to build employer, broker, and carrier […]
Empyrean Announces EVOLVE/22 – April 6-8 in Nashville, TN
Empyrean is excited to announce that this year’s EVOLVE conference will be held in beautiful Nashville, TN from April 6-8, 2022. The theme for EVOLVE/22 is “Building Culture Through Benefits”, with an educational agenda focused on the strong connection between the role benefits can play in building company culture and the positive organizational outcomes gained […]
Empyrean Adds Rob Veatch as Director, Business Development in the Central Region
Houston, TX. [Nov 2, 2021] Leading employee benefits administration service and technology provider, Empyrean (www.goempyrean.com), has announced that Rob Veatch has joined the growing organization as Director, Business Development, supporting the central region. In this role, Veatch will focus on the continued development of Empyrean’s presence in the Upper Midwest, expanding on broker and client […]
Kelly Clark Joins Empyrean as Chief Information & Technology Officer
Houston, TX. [Oct. 12, 2021] Empyrean, (www.goempyrean.com), a leading benefits administration technology platform and service provider, has announced that industry veteran Kelly Clark has joined the organization as Chief Information & Technology Officer. A proven technology leader in the HR and employee benefits space with vast experience driving business transformation through IT modernization, Clark will […]
Empyrean Launches New Brand Messaging, Enhanced Corporate Website Focused on the Critical Role Benefits Play in Building Positive Workplace Cultures
Houston, TX. [Oct. 11, 2021] Empyrean (www.goempyrean.com), a leading benefits administration technology platform and service provider, announces the launch of its new website and brand messaging aligned with the organization’s mission to help employers create positive workplace cultures by connecting their employees to life-enriching benefits. Empyrean’s new brand message makes a strong connection between the […]
Empyrean Benefit Solutions Adds Chris Melanson to Growing Sales Group
Houston, TX. [Oct. 5, 2021] Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-focused employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Chris Melanson has joined the organization as Director, Business Development. In this role, Melanson will focus on the continued development of Empyrean’s presence in the eastern U.S., building employer and broker relationships in […]
Empyrean’s Stephanie Haney Promoted to Post of VP Sales, Central Region
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 […]
Mike Boyles Joins Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. as Strategic Director of Business Development, Southeast Region
Houston, TX. [June 1, 2021] Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. (www.goempyrean.com), a leading technology and service-focused employee benefits administration provider, has announced that Mike Boyles will join the organization as Strategic Director of Business Development. In this role, Boyles will focus on continuing to develop Empyrean’s presence in the southeastern U.S. “Mike is an industry veteran […]
Empyrean Announces Carrier Partnership with Pet Benefit Solutions
The COVID-19 pandemic led to surge in new pet adoption and ownership across the U.S. According to a pulse survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), as of October 2020, more than 11 million American households had brought home a new pet since the start of the pandemic. The benefits of pet ownership […]
The Future of Work and Benefits after COVID-19, Part 2
By Rich Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer and Steve Campbell, Chief Human Resources Officer In part two of our series, we take a closer look at how perspectives on the typical office environment and employee wellness will shift after COVID-19. For part one of this post series, please click here. Reimagining of the Traditional Office From […]
The Future of Work and Benefits after COVID-19, Part 1
By Rich Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer and Steve Campbell, Chief Human Resources Officer In this first post of this two-part series, we examine several ways in which COVID-19 has changed how and where work gets done, and explore how these effects may shape the future of work in a post-pandemic world. In just a short […]
Empyrean Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community and our Colleagues of Color
By Rich Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact millions of Americans, so too do systemic injustices against African Americans and people of color. As a company that is a proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce, Empyrean supports the nationwide call to bring an end to racial inequality and violence. […]
COVID-19 Update: The Latest on How Empyrean is Keeping Our Clients Connected and Our Employees Safe
By Rich Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer As many states begin relaxing stay-at-home orders and businesses prepare to reopen, Empyrean remains focused on helping our clients and participants navigate the latest impacts to their benefits while keeping our employees protected. HR teams all across the country are grappling with the sudden changes and uncertainty brought on […]
COVID-19 Update: Empyrean is Committed to Supporting the HR Community
By Rich Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected countless lives and businesses. Now more than ever, you need a partner that you can rely on, and your employees need access to benefits support they can trust. Learn what the Empyrean Team is doing to keep your […]
COVID-19 Update: Empyrean Response to the Novel Coronavirus
Empyrean is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our customers, participants, and colleagues as officials and organizations work together to contain the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Here are the latest details you need to know. COVID-19 has prompted an unprecedented time for companies, employees, and their families nationwide. With many questions surrounding this fast-moving […]
Empyrean Named One of 30 Great Companies to Explore ASAP
Empyrean has been named one of 30 exceptional companies for job seekers. The list of employers was curated by The Muse, a leading website for job opportunities and professional advice. Empyrean was the only benefits administration company to make the nationwide list, which includes other top organizations such as Dropbox and TripAdvisor. Companies were selected […]
Introducing Pilot+: Use Healthcare Data to Revolutionize Your Employees’ Benefit Journey
By Jim Priebe, Executive Vice President, Product We live in a data-driven world that allows for high personalization in the consumer experience, from retail to airfare. So, it’s no surprise that your employees want their benefits to offer a similar experience. If you think that level of personalization is far off into the future, I’m […]
Empyrean CEO Rich Wolfe Named 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
This marks the fifth consecutive year that Empyrean’s CEO and Co-Founder has received this prestigious honor. Over nearly 12 years, Rich Wolfe has grown Empyrean to serve over 3 million participants across more than 400 clients, with tens of millions of visits to its online solutions. Today, the benefits administration technology firm serves all major […]
Introducing Pilot: Your Benefits Recommendation Engine to Guide Employees’ Smart Decisions
By Jim Priebe, Executive Vice President, Product After completing more than 1,500 hours of training to navigate the skies, it’s not surprising that pilots are among the most trusted professionals in America. Similarly, Empyrean’s recommendation engine helps employees navigate their benefit choices and determine their best coverage “destinations” – so it’s fitting that we’ve launched […]
Empyrean Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the Sixth Year in a Row
Empyrean has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America for the sixth consecutive year.
Empyrean Ranks on the HBJ Fast 100 List and is Named an Enterprise Champion Finalist
2018 marks Empyrean’s third consecutive year on the Houston Business Journal’s list of the 100 fastest growing private businesses in the Greater Houston area. Empyrean has also been honored as an Enterprise Champion finalist.
Rich Wolfe Wins the Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Award
Rich Wolfe has been selected as one of the leading CEOs in Houston by the Houston Business Journal.
Empyrean CEO Rich Wolfe Named a 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
The 2018 award marks the fourth year in a row that Empyrean’s CEO and Co-Founder has been the recipient of EY’s prestigious honor.
Empyrean Wins Three Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service
Empyrean won awards in three categories of the 12th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. This is the company’s first year participating in the competition, which drew over 2,500 nominations from businesses and industries around the world.
Empyrean Named a Stevie Awards Finalist
Empyrean is proud to be recognized as a finalist in three categories of the 2018 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service.
Houston Business Journal Highlights Empyrean’s New Houston Office
The Houston Business Journal has spotlighted Empyrean’s new headquarters in a recent article.
Empyrean Ranked as a Top Houston-Area Software Developer for the Second Year in a Row
The Houston Business Journal has named Empyrean as one of Houston’s largest business-to-business software developers for the second year in a row.
Empyrean Named to the Inc. 5000 List for the 5th Year in a Row
Empyrean was named to the Inc. 5000 list for the fifth year in a row. Fewer than a tenth of Inc. 5000 honorees achieve five years on the list – We’re proud of our growth over the course of our ten year history. To make the list, companies must meet certain revenue requirements and be […]
Empyrean Ranked as One of Houston’s Fastest Growing Companies for the Second Year in a Row
The Houston Business Journal has honored Empyrean as one of Houston’s fastest growing companies for the second year in a row.
Empyrean’s Rich Wolfe Wins an Owler 2017 Top Rated CEO Award
Empyrean CEO and Co-Founder Rich Wolfe has been named one of the year’s top rated CEOs by Owler.com.
Empyrean Benefit Solutions Celebrates Strong Growth to Kick Off 2017
Today Empyrean announced a record start in 2017 revenue, continuing the company’s strong progress from the end of 2016. Record new client additions, high customer retention, and the successful entry into the small/mid-size business (SMB) market confirm the benefits administration technology and services firm is meeting and exceeding employers’ increasingly complex demands for smarter, more […]
Empyrean CEO and Co-Founder Rich Wolfe Named a 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
For the third year in a row, Rich Wolfe has received this prestigious recognition for his vision and determination in leading Empyrean to year-over-year success.
Empyrean CEO Rich Wolfe Wins EBN’s Technology Innovator Award
Employee Benefit News has named Empyrean CEO and Co-Founder Rich Wolfe one of the top 21 innovators shaping the benefits technology landscape today.
Empyrean Receives Owler’s Hot in Houston 2016 Award
Owler.com has named Empyrean one of Houston’s hottest companies, based on the service’s 2016 data.
Empyrean Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies and the 4th Largest Software Developer in the Houston Area
Our consistent and rapid growth has again been recognized by the Houston Business Journal. Empyrean has earned a place on the publication’s recent Fast Tech 25 list, and ranked 4th on its list of Largest B2B Software & App Developers.
Empyrean Recognized for Strong Year-Over-Year Company Growth by HBJ’s Fast 100 List
Empyrean has been named as the one of the fastest-growing private companies in the greater Houston metropolitan area by the Houston Business Journal!
Empyrean Founders Named in EBA’s List of “10 Benefit IT Power Players”
Congratulations to Empyrean Co-founder and CEO Rich Wolfe, and Co-founder and Chairman Dave Carlson – both named in Employee Benefit Adviser’s latest list of the top technology executives to watch!
Empyrean and Bloom Health: Leading the Evolution of Benefits Technology
Rich Wolfe, CEO Empyrean Benefit Solutions Today we’re announcing big news: Bloom Health has officially joined the Empyrean family. Together, we’re moving towards a unified one-platform approach to bring the best benefits technology and services to employers and their employees.
Scaling Up in Tennessee
We believe great technology should be scalable. It should just work, regardless of your company’s size or plan complexity. Great technology also needs great people supporting it. So as our client base grows, we will continue to scale up with equally strong customer support.