Lockton Opens Benefits Consulting Office in Minneapolis

March 31, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Lockton has announced the opening of a Minneapolis-based employee benefits consulting practice.

To launch the office, Lockton said it is deploying a client service team led by Vice President/Team Lead Melody Linn. Linn has more than 13 years of experience in benefits consulting, and her areas of expertise include comprehensive health and welfare program reviews, population health management, and financial underwriting, according to the announcement.       

Through the Minneapolis benefits practice, clients have direct access to Lockton subject matter experts including compliance attorneys, medical directors, health risk management directors, employee communications managers, and M&A due diligence specialists, as well as actuaries and a complete retirement practice.       

“The expansion of our consulting practice into Minneapolis will allow for us to have consistent in-person interaction with our clients in the area. We are excited to have a permanent presence in the Upper Midwest and look forward to continued growth in the future,” Lockton-Minneapolis Benefits CEO Bruce Sammis stated in the announcement.      

Lockton-Benefits specializes in the design, implementation, communication, and year-round service of medical, dental, life, disability, and other employer-sponsored benefit programs. According to the company, more than 3,500 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, surety, and risk management services.      

More information is at http://www.lockton.com.