GREENSBORO, N.C., April 4, 2014 – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, welcomes Bess Ramey as the company’s Triad regional manager. In this position, Ramey will use her 28 years of experience in sales, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and corporate relations to oversee business development and brand awareness expansion in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and surrounding communities.
Prior to joining HCW, Ramey served as senior manager, corporate relations and was a Board of Directors member at Prevention Partners, a North Carolina-based nonprofit focused on building healthy workplaces, schools and communities. She is a member of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Health Services Council and actively supports local healthcare-related nonprofits. In addition, Ramey is a former president and past member of the executive board of the North Carolina Alliance for Healthy Communities.
She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. A native of Mocksville, N.C., she resides in Greensboro with her two daughters.
“I have become increasingly familiar with Hill, Chesson & Woody from interacting with the firm in the healthcare marketplace over the past decade, and have an admiration for their business and community accomplishments,” said Ramey. “I am excited to represent the firm in the Triad region, where I have long-standing personal and professional relationships that will support the firm’s overall growth strategy.”
“As an award-winning sales and business development professional, Bess brings a wealth of experience to our firm,” said Todd Yates, HCW managing partner. “Her approach is positive, practical and creative, and it will be an incredible asset as she works to build relationships that will benefit our firm in the Triad region.”