Chris Melanson

Director, Business Development

Chris Melanson serves as Director, Business Development with Empyrean creating connected client and broker relationships for employers located across the northeastern United States.

Chris is an initial interface with employers and brokers, and follows a client-centric, consultative sales approach. He focuses on prioritizing relationships and understanding the specific needs of an employer to identify solutions that best fit each organization’s unique needs and employee populations.

Prior to joining Empyrean in 2021, Chris was a group insurance carrier representative for 9 years at Sun Life Financial, a Canadian based life insurance company, where he solved clients’ benefit needs by understanding and addressing pain points with solution-based products. Throughout his career he has developed strong employer and broker relationships, and his vast experience in the health and benefits space allows him to guide both brokers and employers through their benefits journey.

Chris earned a B.S. in Business from Nichols College.