Local Benefits And Consulting Firm Adds 20-Year Employee Benefits Veteran

RALEIGH, N.C., June 30, 2014 – Hill, Chesson & Woody, an independently owned and operated employee benefits firm that proactively aligns solutions to the visions of its clients, welcomes Kirstin Ellison as client manager. In this position, Ellison will use her 20 years of experience in employee benefits to execute benefit strategies for clients across North Carolina.

Prior to joining HCW, Ellison served as account manager for self-funded hospital clients at Progressive Benefit Solutions, a benefits consulting agency based in the Research Triangle. Before relocating to North Carolina Ellison worked as a technical consultant at Marsh USA in San Diego, California. She received her Bachelor of Science in business with a concentration in management from Mansfield University in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, and holds a North Carolina Life & Health license. Kirstin resides in Apex with her husband and two sons.

“Hill, Chesson & Woody has always been a great place to work in the Triangle and I am honored to have the opportunity to join such a driven and creative team,” said Ellison. “I’m looking forward to leveraging my experience to help our clients reach desired outcomes and to continuing to learn and grow in this industry.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome such an experienced benefits professional as Kirstin to the team here at Hill, Chesson & Woody,” said Todd Yates, HCW managing partner. “Her experience and skills obtained from being in the industry for over two decades will be a great fit for our company and clients.”