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Advanced Benefit Strategies Welcomes New Senior Account Executive


Advanced Benefit Strategies of Virginia is pleased to welcome Carol Watson to our staff as a Senior Account Executive.  Carol joins ABS after a long and successful 29-year career with Optima Health in Virginia Beach.  She was the Account Executive for Southeast Virginia with overall responsibility for servicing and renewing Optima employer plans in the 2 to 50 employees market.  Carol will bring her talent and experience to our client service team.  In her free time, Carol enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, camping, and helping veterans navigate the complicated VA medical system.  Carol is an important addition to our staff, and she looks forward to working with our clients statewide.

In his career, Gregg has developed specialized expertise in “consumer-driven” and high deductible health plans with HSA and HRA strategies, and sold the first HSA plans issued in Virginia through Assurant Health. He is an expert in analyzing plan design data and has served as account executive for national accounts such as Coca-Cola Enterprises and Tenet HealthCare. Gregg utilizes a strategic approach to establish goals based on each client’s unique culture and competitive environment, and measuring results against jointly established criteria. Gregg Kennerly is a Principal at Advanced Benefit Strategies of Virginia, LLC.
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