Yumi Yamazaki Colwell has joined the Employee Benefits Group of Alliant in Atlanta as First Vice President. With extensive experience in the global automotive/manufacturing industry, particularly in the U.S. and Asia, Yumi will provide a full range of innovative benefits solutions to clients on both continents. She also brings a wealth of experience in traditional commercial health and welfare for all business segments and sectors.
“Yumi will enhance the global perspective of our benefits team,” said Kevin Overbey, Senior Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Alliant Employee Benefits. “Her broad skill set and keen understanding of the benefits landscape both in the U.S. and Asia will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of our practice.”
With more than two decades of benefits experience, Yumi joins Alliant with a breadth of experience that encompasses strategic planning, employee retention, alternative funding, and healthcare reform. She employs this expertise to provide innovative benefits solutions to employers wherever their location.
Prior to joining Alliant, Yumi was Area Senior Vice President and Practice Leader with a global insurance brokerage and employee benefits firm specializing in both the Japanese business segment as well as traditional commercial firms. Previously, she served as Vice President with Japanese benefits broker Sumitomo Life.
Yumi earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Georgia. Fluent in English and Japanese, she is a member of various Japanese chambers in the Southeast.
Yumi can be reached in the Atlanta office of Alliant at (470) 237-3070 or at Yumi.Colwell@alliant.com.