Experience

  • Vice President Benefits

    at HCF Insurance

    February 2014 - at Present

    California

    Benefits Manager - Responsible for managing costs, plan administration and compliance, and ensuring a competitive and compliant position in the marketplace. Responsibilities include employee and retiree health and welfare, including integrated health, medical, dental, and life, disability, workers compensation, FMLA administration, and wellness promotion, retirement programs, including 401(k), pension and retiree

  • Benefits Manager

    at Center for Autism

    April 2013 - December 2013

    California

    • Responsible for managing costs, plan administration and compliance, and ensuring a competitive and compliant position in the marketplace. Responsibilities include employee and retiree health and welfare, including integrated health, medical, dental, and life, disability, workers compensation, FMLA administration, and wellness promotion, retirement programs, including 401(k), pension and retiree medical. • Provide strategic and operational leadership in the design, development, implementation, administration, budgeting and communication of the Total Rewards programs global benefits program, wellness initiatives, 401 (k) and other reward offerings for a best in class Total Rewards program to ensure policies and practices align with the business strategy of the enterprise and the rewards programs optimize the ability to attract top talent.

  • Manager Benefits Administration

    at Anthem Blue Cross

    May 2010 - December 2012

    California

    Dynamic team leader of, 13 direct reports and 30 indirect reports in the implementation, administration, ongoing review, operations, and business requirements for new healthcare business and 1600 healthcare renewals for Anthem Blue Cross. Duties include financial approval of all healthcare renewals, implementation process review, business requirements review for new business, job evaluations, HR, performance appraisals, merit and other salary increases, compensation surveys, recruiting, application tracking and succession planning. Additionally led and collaborated on 7 cross functional process improvement teams, including: • Project Management & Quality Process Improvement Teams: Healthcare Underwriting, Implementation of New and Renewing Healthcare Products, Healthcare Case Installation Processes, Operational Work Flow Processes, Operations & Sales Administration, Cross Sell of Healthcare Product , Online Enrollment, Change Management

  • Vice President benefits

    at Wells fargo Insurance

    September 2006 - May 2010

    New York

Education

  • Bachelor of Science

    at UCLA

    1972 - 1974 (2 years) California

Languages

  • German Elementary

  • Spanish Conversation

  • English Native

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