Client Advocacy

Jed Davidson
Vice President, Account Management

jdavidson@cbacompanies.com  
(877) 993-5600 ext. 206


Jed Davidson

 

Jed joined our agency in 2010 as a Client Advocate and has recently been promoted to the Vice President of Account Management to mentor the account managers with benefits consulting and expertise to assist them with their clients. In addition, Jed also develops relationships with strategic business partners. By positioning our firm’s strong value proposition, Jed is able to develop these key business relationships to grow the agency. Jed also brings extensive Medicare knowledge and expertise and enjoys helping clients navigate through this confusing time.

Jed is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Boston with a degree in Finance. After working in the Financial Services industry, Jed worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts in both a service and sales capacity. Jed is an active supporter of Crossroads, Inc. in Duxbury, MA.

Lou Garafalo
Director of Underwriting

lgarafalo@cbacompanies.com
(774) 766-7071


Lou provides analysis for our client's claims experience using predictive cost modeling and robust underwriting analysis.  

Lou is the former Director of Underwriting for Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare and was a Senior Underwriting consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for 20 years.

 



Michael Cully
Account Manager

mcully@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 255


                                                                         
Michael recently joined our agency in 2016.  Michael’s primary responsibilities are to manage the strategic planning, consulting and service of employee benefit plans for our accounts over 50 employees.  Michael brings over 12 years of financial and account management experience previously working for US Bank and another local employee benefits brokerage firm.

Michael is a graduate of Bentley College with a degree in Finance and has his Life & Health Insurance license in MA.

Megan Camobreco
Account Manager

mcamobreco@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 254

 


Megan recently joined our agency on April 2018. Megan will be working with our accounts over 50 employees and her key responsibilities are to manage the strategic planning, consulting and service of our large client’s employee benefit plans. 

Megan brings over 13 years of financial and account management experience previously working for two local employee benefits brokerage firms.



Daniel Wandell
Account Manager 

dwandelli@partnersbenefitgroup.com 
(877) 993-5600 ext. 276


 

Jeff Tyrakowski, GBA
Account Manager 

jtyrakowski@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 261

Jeff recently joined our agency and brings over 25 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. He began his career with a prominent regional health plan third-party administrator, and for the last 18 years has managed the employee benefits brokerage firm Ernst Tyrakowski Benefits, LLC in Quincy, MA.

Jeff has published articles in trade journals such as Benefit Selling and Employee Benefit Advisor on the topics of healthcare reform, consumerism and client advocacy. He holds the Group Benefits Associate designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, and is a graduate of Boston University’s School of Management.

Jeff serves on the national advisory board of The Episcopal Church USA’s Medical Trust, and is chairman of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts’s Compensation and Benefits Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Kris Rogers
Supervisor of Client Advocacy

krogers@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 209

Kris Rogers

Kris joined the agency in 2010 as a Client Advocate and was promoted to Supervisor of the Client Advocacy Team in June 2014. Kris assists with claims, benefit, and billing issues on coverage and how the plans work for our credible accounts. Kris also handles the renewal process for accounts over 50 employees; this includes sending the RFP to the carriers, corresponding with the client to get all necessary information, working with the carriers to get rate relief and requested plans, putting together the renewal presentation, and attending meetings as needed. After the renewal process, Kris organizes and attends employee enrollment meetings and prepares claims analysis and mid-year review materials.

Kris is a graduate of Curry College and has over 10 years customer service and claims experience for when she worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.


 



Lisa Fisher-Burke
Client Advocate

lfisherburke@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 224


Lisa joined our agency in 2014. Lisa handles the renewal process for over sixty credit union clients. The renewal process includes sending RFPs to the carriers, corresponding with the clients to get all necessary information, working with the carriers to get rate relief and requesting plans. She also puts together the renewal presentation and attends client meetings as needed. After the renewal process, Lisa organizes and prepares claims analysis and mid-year review materials. 

Lisa brings over 13 years of customer service and health insurance industry experience. While with Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, she worked in Member Services and was promoted to National Major Accounts, where she spent 8 years.







Jody Glosson

Client Advocate

 

jglosson@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 226

 
Jody Glosson joined our agency in 2015 as a Client Advocate for our smaller accounts under 50 employees.  Jody’s role is to assist our clients with the renewal process each anniversary.  This includes sending RFPs to the carriers, corresponding with the clients to get all necessary information, working with the carriers to get rate relief and requesting plans, putting together the renewal presentation and attending benefit seminars as needed. 
 
Jody brings over 22 years experience in account management and customer service, previously being a Benefit Counselor for another brokerage agency. Jody has her Life & Health Insurance license in MA.






Sarah Youngman
Client Advocate

syoungman@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(877) 993-5600 ext. 262



Sarah joined our agency in 2016 and brings over 9 years of customer service experience, previously working as an account manager in the Telecommunications and Software Engineering industry.

In her new role Sarah will be assist our clients with the renewal process each anniversary.  This includes sending RFPs to the carriers, corresponding with the clients to get all necessary information, working with the carriers to get rate relief and requesting plans, putting together the renewal presentation and attending benefit seminars as needed. 

Sarah graduated from Suffolk University in 2007 with a BA in Communications.








Sharon Hickman
Client Advocate

shickman@partnersbenefitgroup.com
(978) 777-3816

Sharon has been a client advocate for M. Bruce Paskowski since 2007. Sharon is responsible for the development and management of the internal operations of the business. She coordinates management projects and initiatives related to office    management, client service, marketing and technology.

Sharon has more then 10 years of industry service and provides strong process improvement and organizational development skills.  Sharon plays an integral role on the management team creating and implementing systems and service platforms to better accommodate clients.

Sharon has a BS in Business Education with a minor in Accounting from Salem State College.



Pam Gentile
Client Advocate

pam@carey-neville.com  
(508) 830-1819

Pam Gentile

Pam has been a client advocate for Noreen Carey Neville since 2001. Pam assists with benefit and billing issues on coverage and how plans works and also handles the renewal process for all Noreen's clients. After the renewal process, Pam organizes employee enrollment meetings and prepares mid-year review materials.

Pam has previously worked for John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company in the Medical Underwriting Department, and brings over 30 years experience to her role. Pam has her Life and Health Insurance license in MA.







 


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The New England Credit Union Services, LLC 's publication Daily CU Scan (8/6/2014) recently published an article on how CBA offered creative benefit solutions for Align Credit Union's employees.  Highlights from the article included: "CBA presented us with a telemedicine program that we believe...
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