NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veteran benefits consultant and proven change agent Jennifer Varanese is joining Alliant as the company looks to further expand its Midwest employee benefits platform. As Vice President within the company’s Employee Benefits Group, the Columbus, OH-based Varanese will use her diverse background in cost containment, financial analysis, funding alternatives, plan design, and wellness to expand the company’s presence throughout the region.
“Jennifer has emerged as one of Ohio’s most multi-talented and results-driven benefits professionals,” said Kevin Overbey, Senior Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Alliant Employee Benefits. “As part of our team, she will provide powerful insights and transformative ideas that add a new dimension of service to our growing client base.”
Varanese joins Alliant with extensive experience across all facets of employee benefits. She also holds licenses in life, health, annuities, and property and casualty insurance and is highly regarded for her leadership and complex problem-solving skills.
Prior to joining Alliant, Varanese was Executive Vice President with one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage firms. There, she spearheaded the restructuring of the company’s Human Capital Practice in Columbus, doubling its annual growth for three consecutive years. Varanese also oversaw an extensive portfolio of large-to-midsized clients hailing from the retail, nonprofit, healthcare, legal, and manufacturing industries.
Varanese holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Franklin University and was honored by Columbus Business First in its annual 40 Under 40 awards program. She can be reached at (614) 937-2839 or at Jennifer.Varanese@alliant.com.
About Alliant Employee Benefits
Alliant Employee Benefits delivers value-laden benefits programs tailored to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s organizations. With a presence in every major U.S. market, we work intimately with our clients to assess their needs, take a pulse of the marketplace, and deliver customized plans and consulting services. Our broad arsenal of capabilities includes employee engagement, plan negotiation, benefits administration, analytics, health and wellness, compliance, and all other aspects of benefits planning and administration.
About Alliant Insurance Services
Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. provides property and casualty, workers’ compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to clients nationwide, including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups. More information is available on the company’s web site at www.alliant.com.