Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage firm, announced today that Liz Raymond, Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits, Hub International Gulf South, and Caroly Hofstee, Vice President of Employee Benefits, Hub International Midwest, were named recipients of the 2012 Top Employee Benefit Consultants Award by Risk & Insurance® and Human Resource Executive®.
The Top Employee Benefit Consultant™ Awards honor brokers and consultants who have done extraordinary work for their clients in 2011. The publications recognized 18 winners with insurance and benefits expertise, for outstanding client service, creativity and innovation in problem-solving, cost-savings and quality improvements.
Liz was selected as a winner in the Healthcare Category. Additionally, she was named as one of six Responsibility Leaders, a designation that honors those Top Employee Benefit Consultant™ winners who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Located in Metairie, LA, Liz counsels clients on all types of Employee and Executive Benefits across the greater New Orleans, Bayou, and Lafayette areas and southern Mississippi. She was recognized for her dedication to success, both professionally as a trusted advisor to clients, and personally, contributing a significant amount of time to charitable organizations and mentoring those interested in pursuing a career in insurance.
Caroly was also a winner in the Healthcare Category, awarded for her overall knowledge on a wide range of employee benefit offerings. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she was recognized for creating innovative service programs for clients who have small Human Resources departments, incorporating Health Care Reform compliance and program administration.
“We salute Liz and Caroly for their achievements, and are pleased to have additional talent from Hub named for this prestigious designation once again in 2012,” said Joseph Torella,National Practice Leader, Employee Benefits, Hub International Limited. “These women set outstanding examples of the core Employee Benefits team we have built at Hub. Our objectives are clear – to provide a consultative approach when assisting our clients establish the best plans for their employees while effectively managing the many complex compliance obligations they face; and compliance demands are only expected to accelerate given increased pressure from Health Care Reform."
Headquartered in Chicago, Hub International Limited is a leading insurance brokerage providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products across North America. Hub is dedicated to helping businesses and individuals manage their insurance needs and plan for the unforeseen. For more information, visit www.hubinternational.com.