Robert Halvorsen Joins HUB International Midwest as a Technology Practice Leader

HUB achieves top spot in the HR and benefits administration space with enhanced technology expertise

CHICAGO--()--HUB International Midwest (HUB MWW), a division of HUB International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, risk advisory and employee benefits firm, announced today that Robert Halvorsen has joined HUB MWW’s Technology Practice Leaders team, one of two HUB MWW groups dedicated to serving clients’ technology needs related to benefits administration and HRIS. With the many years of experience and collective expertise of these teams, along with an extensive list of available services, the two groups represent a unique offering in the marketplace. Together, the two groups, demonstrate HUB MWW’s ability to provide strategic and holistic support, integrating technology services with clients’ existing systems and needs.

As a technology practice leader (TPL), Halvorsen will be responsible for helping to provide customized technology support and guidance to HUB MWW clients. A key part of HUB MWW’s bundled employee benefit value proposition, the TPL team specializes in guiding clients through software vendor selection, helping clients find the best solutions for their needs. The team’s solutions are based on extensive research into the market, which drives their benchmarking of vendors and augments HUB MWW’s spectrum of technology solutions (SPOTS).

HUB MWW’s SPOTS is further expanded by the work of ihouse, a technology consulting firm acquired by HUB in 2014. For 22 years, the ihouse team has been the preeminent consultant for large employers (up to 100,000), specializing in HRIS, payroll, benefits administration and other HR-related technology needs. Using a hands-on approach, ihouse consultants help provide current-state analyses, build strategies, provide project management services to implement software solutions.

Halvorsen’s hiring underscores HUB MWW’s commitment to further building out their comprehensive technology support to meet client needs. Most recently, Halvorsen served as senior account manager and client relationship manager with bswift, a benefits and HR software company based in Chicago, where he was responsible for managing one of the company’s largest books of business and overseeing numerous new client projects. Halvorsen has several years of experience in the insurance industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

Lerone Sidberry, president of HUB International Midwest, stated, “By utilizing both the TPL and ihouse teams, HUB Midwest takes a unique approach to providing clients with technology solutions to help meet their unique needs and create the most value. With the TPL team’s support available as a core service offering to all clients, and ihouse’s specialized, best-in-class consulting for complex projects common among larger employers, HUB Midwest is positioned as a leader in the marketplace. Halvorsen will be a great addition to this talented group of industry professionals, and undoubtedly will contribute to the continuing success of HUB’s technology practices in 2017.”

To learn more about the TPL group, click here.

To learn more about ihouse services, visit www.ihouse.com.

About HUB International

HUB International Midwest is a division of HUB International Limited with offices in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, HUB International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services through offices located in the United States, Canada and Latin America.

Contacts

Taylar Ramsey
Account Partner
3Points Communications
312.725.7952
Taylar@3ptscomm.com

Contacts

Taylar Ramsey
Account Partner
3Points Communications
312.725.7952
Taylar@3ptscomm.com