Seminar On Impact Of Election On Employee Benefits To Be Held October 20th

Benefits Consulting Firm Hosts Educational Event For Local Businesses On The 2016 Election

WILMINGTON, N.C., October 4, 2016 – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), an independent benefits consulting firm, will host a free educational seminar on Thursday, October 20th, at the City Club of Wilmington, located at 23 S 2nd St in Wilmington, NC. This program, a part of HCW’s Employee Benefits Ready series, will focus on what potential impact the outcomes of the 2016 elections could have on employee benefits at the national, state and local levels.

Two of HCW’s consultants, Hunter Walton, JD and Jordan Whichard, will walk participants through races up and down the ballot, from the presidential contest and gubernatorial race in NC, to potential outcomes in the US Congress as well as the NC General Assembly. Prior to joining HCW, Hunter Walton (R) worked in Washington, DC in staff positions in US House and Senate offices, while Jordan Whichard (D) spent the first half of the administration working inside the Obama White House.

With their experience in federal government, Hunter and Jordan will offer a unique perspective on the how the 2016 elections will potentially effect employee benefits.

Registration and lunch will begin at 11:00 a.m., with the presentation beginning at 11:30 a.m. For more information or to register, visit

“We’re lucky to have both Hunter and Jordan on the HCW team,” said Todd Yates, HCW partner and CEO. “This event was such a success in Greensboro and Greenville, so we’re excited to bring it to Wilmington. With all the uncertainty and questions surrounding the different elections this fall, Hunter and Jordan’s political experience will offer interesting insight into potential ramifications at the national, state and local levels.”