ADA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LegalShield, one of North America’s leading providers of affordable legal plans and identity theft solutions for individuals, families, and small businesses, announced today two senior leadership changes.
James Rosseau, President of LegalShield Business Solutions, will assume the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Rosseau will be responsible for the company’s strategy and organizational implementation.
Glenn Petersen, Senior Vice President of Broker and Partnership Sales, will assume the role of President of LegalShield Business Solutions. Petersen will lead the organization’s efforts in Broker, General Agency, Group and Partnership sales.
“LegalShield’s success depends upon leadership development and these moves strengthen our team as we strive to protect and empower people,” said Jeff Bell, CEO of LegalShield. “As the company’s 45th anniversary approaches, we are ready and eager to reach new milestones and set the bar higher for excellent and innovative service.”
“Having just reached a significant milestone with our highest membership base in LegalShield’s history, all our efforts are geared towards a promising future,” said James Rosseau. “I am honored to serve such a valuable company that we believe can become the #1 company in Direct Selling and #1 in the voluntary benefits market.”
“We are committed to serving all citizens of North America with outstanding employee benefits in the legal and identity theft protection categories,” said Glenn Petersen. “LegalShield and IDShield will be delivered by the most experienced voluntary benefits customer and broker relationship leadership team in the industry.”
Long respected for its pioneering spirit to democratize access to justice for all, LegalShield provides such access to more than 1.6 million families and serves over 4.2 million individuals. The company’s leading IDShield service provides identity monitoring, and both consultation and restoration services by the industry’s only dedicated team of licensed private investigators. In addition, LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses.
LegalShield is a subscription-based legal service which helps citizens live free under the law. A Covered Person has toll-free telephone access to a Provider Attorney on a 24-hour per day basis for covered legal emergencies.
LegalShield is one of North America’s leading providers of legal safeguards for individuals, families and small businesses. The 45-year-old company also offers one of the industry’s most affordable and comprehensive identity theft plans, IDShield. LegalShield plans provide protection to more than 4.2 million individuals, and IDShield provides identity monitoring and restoration services to more than one million individuals across North America. In addition, LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses.
For as low as $20 per month, LegalShield members get access to attorneys with an average of 19 years of experience in areas such as family matters, estate planning, financial and business issues, consumer protection, tax, real estate, benefits disputes and auto/driving issues. Unlike other legal plans or do-it-yourself websites, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 50 states and four provinces in Canada that members can call for help without having to worry about high hourly rates.