Hill, Chesson & Woody Names Kristin Coia, Client Manager

DURHAM, N.C., March 2018 – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), a division of Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc., has announced the hire of Kristin Coia as client manager. In this role, Coia will be responsible for managing company resources to effectively address client issues and execute benefit strategies for client employers. Coia will work with internal teams to deliver HCW's exceptional service to meet the clients' needs and ensure client satisfaction.

Coia holds a Master of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Human Resource from California State University, Fullerton. She joins HCW after spending the first part of her career overseeing benefits and HRIS administration as part of a human resources team.

“I knew fairly early in my career that I wanted to be in HR in some capacity. I somewhat fell into benefits when a position opened within my department at the time. I ended up with a passion for employee benefits and haven’t looked back since,” says Coia.

“With her 13 plus years of benefits management experience, Kristin is a valuable for our team and we are very happy to have her,” said Todd Yates, area president at Hill, Chesson & Woody.


Hill, Chesson & Woody is a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc., an insurance brokerage and risk management firm servicing clients worldwide. HCW works with employers to create a sustainable benefits strategy that supports their organizational goals. HCW, your local roots with a global reach. For more information, visit www.hcwbenefits.com.