Benefits Manager

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Eboni Phanor

eboni.phanor@gmail.com | (997) 974-1142 | Portland, OR

Summary


I have over 5 years of experience as a Benefits Manager. In this role, I am responsible for administering employee benefits programs and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. I have extensive knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other health care reform initiatives, as well as experience in designing and managing wellness programs. I am a strategic thinker who can develop creative solutions to complex problems, and an excellent communicator who is able to effectively manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Experience


Benefits Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, ORApr 2022 - Present

  • Streamlined the benefits enrollment process, reducing the time it took to enroll by 30%.
  • Negotiated a 10% reduction in premiums for health insurance for employees.
  • Implemented a new wellness program that resulted in $100,000 in savings from reduced healthcare costs.
  • Developed a retirement plan that increased participation by 5%.
  • Managed an annual budget of $2 million while staying within 2% of budget.

Benefits Specialist at Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, ORJul 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Reduced the number of claims by 10%.
  • Processed 100 new applications for benefits in one week.
  • Trained 2 new employees on benefit processes and procedures.
  • Assisted 5 clients with complex benefit issues.
  • Negotiated a 3% increase in benefits with vendors.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Human Resources at University of Oregon, Eugene, ORSep 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to communicate with people, how to manage people, and how to resolve conflicts between people.

Skills


  • Benefits Administration
  • Employee Relations
  • Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Training and Development
  • HRIS Systems Management

Lannie Frishkorn

lannie.frishkorn@gmail.com | (250) 795-9724 | Bennington, VT

Summary


I have over 5 years of experience as a Benefits Manager. In this role, I was responsible for administering employee benefits programs and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. I also developed and implemented new benefit programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and wellness initiatives. Through my work, I helped to improve the overall well-being of employees while also reducing costs for the company.

Experience


Benefits Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, VTApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and implemented a new benefits package for the company which saved $2 million annually.
  • Led the team that designed and rolled out a new wellness program that achieved 85% participation within 6 months.
  • Managed annual budget of $5 million for employee health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401k plan expenses and other voluntary benefit offerings.
  • Reviewed vendor proposals to select providers that offered high quality services at competitive prices while also meeting the needs of employees.
  • Coordinated open enrollment process each year including communicating changes to employees and ensuring all documentation was completed correctly.

Benefits Specialist at MVP Health Care, VTSep 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Reduced the number of overdue benefits claims by 20%.
  • Negotiated with insurance companies to get better coverage for employees.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking employee benefits enrollment.
  • Cut benefit costs by 10% without reducing coverage levels.
  • Helped 100 employees enroll in the right health insurance plan.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Human Resources at Champlain College, VTSep 2012 - May 2017

In human resources, I have learned skills such as communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and how to build positive relationships in the workplace.

Skills


  • Benefits Administration
  • Employee Relations
  • Recruitment
  • Training and Development
  • Compensation and Benefits Analysis
  • Organizational Development
  • Human Resources Management