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Pacific Resources Expands Benefits Delivery Capabilities: John Wesley Hired As Director of Benefits Administration & Marketplace Solutions

Posted by Pat Purdy

CHICAGO, IL, January 24, 2017 - Pacific Resources is pleased to announce the addition of John Wesley as Director of Benefits Administration & Marketplace Solutions. Wesley is responsible for advancing Pacific Resources’ mission to deliver innovative employee benefit solutions to large and Fortune-ranked employers. by ensuring the selection and use of best-in-class benefits technology and marketplace solutions. Wesley works out of Pacific Resources' Chicago office and reports to Sean Clem, Vice President, Technology, Marketplace and Engagement Solutions. 

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Pacific Resources Expands Employee Benefits Consulting Team, Adds Senior Client Development and Engagement Thought Leaders to Key Practice Areas

Posted by Pat Purdy

CHICAGO, IL, OCTOBER 13, 2016 - Pacific Resources is pleased to announce the addition of two new senior client development and engagement experts who will lead strategies to build new business relationships, provide additional support to existing clients and continue to deliver innovative employee benefit solutions to large and Fortune-ranked employers.

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Pacific Resources’ Sean Clem Named 2016 Technology Adviser of the Year by Employee Benefit Adviser

Posted by Pat Purdy

CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) AUGUST 30, 2016 - Sean Clem, Vice President of Technology, Marketplace & Engagement Solutions at Pacific Resources, has been chosen by Employee Benefit Adviser as 2016 Technology Benefit Adviser of the Year.

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Pacific Resources' Survey Shows Large Employers Not Confident in Private Health Exchanges as a Viable Alternative for Providing Healthcare Benefits to Active Employees

Posted by Paul Barden

Third annual survey of primarily Fortune 1000-ranked companies finds 'unproven cost savings' as top reason why interest and confidence in private exchanges is down among large employers

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Pacific Resources Names Nate Free as Vice President, Client Services

Posted by Paul Rogers

nate_free_headshot.jpgChicago, IL, December 2, 2015 -- Pacific Resources today announced that Nate Free has been named Vice President, Client Services. In this role, Free will be responsible for strengthening client relationships by establishing the company’s strategic direction to support clients’ needs, growing the service business and providing overall leadership to the Pacific Resources Account Teams. 

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Pacific Resources’ Pat Purdy Named One of The Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising by Employee Benefit Adviser

Posted by Paul Rogers

pat_purdy_pacresPat Purdy, Vice President of Global Employer Solutions at Pacific Resources, has been chosen by Employee Benefit Adviser as one of the most influential women in benefit advising.

Pat joins a select group of women who have been recognized for their contributions in the field of benefit advising – leaders in providing strategic consulting to help clients achieve their highest goals, fostering employee benefit innovations, advocating successfully for adviser causes and, in general, elevating the status of all women in the profession.

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Pacific Resources Helps Build ADA-Compliant Home for Young Orlando Couple

Posted by Pat Purdy

habitat_orlandoOn Friday, August 12, employees from Pacific Resources Orlando office participated in a dedication ceremony to present the keys to a new ADA-compliant home to Brian and Victoria Arndt.

The home was built with assistance from Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando and the State of Florida Mortgage Settlement Fund. Pacific Resources provided corporate sponsorship support for the home build and Pacific Resources employees volunteered to assist the Arndts with the four month long building project.

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Pacific Resources Appoints Pat Purdy to Executive Leadership Group

Posted by Paul Rogers

CHICAGO, IL, August 18, 2015 – Pat Purdy, Vice President of Global Employer Solutions at Pacific Resources, has been named to company’s Executive Leadership Group (ELG). The ELG is responsible for setting direction for Pacific Resources’ overall business strategy.

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Survey Shows Large Employers Continue to Have Concerns about Private Health Exchanges as a Viable Alternative for Providing Healthcare Benefits

Posted by Jody Hunter

CHICAGO, IL, June 2, 2015 – According to a national survey of mostly Fortune 1000-ranked companies, cost savings and administrative ease are the top reasons to consider moving to a private health insurance exchange, yet large employers still lack confidence in exchanges as a viable method for providing healthcare benefits. The survey also shows that transparency and independent advice are important to the decision-making process. 

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Pacific Resources Benefits Advisors, LLC Launches New Private Exchange Consulting Practice for Large Employers

Posted by Susan LaPlante-Dube

Customized services will provide independent, third-party assessment of private health insurance exchange options

CHICAGO, IL, August 7, 2014 – Pacific Resources Benefits Advisors, LLC (“Pacific Resources”), a leading employee benefits advisory firm that works with Fortune-ranked companies and other large employers, today announced the launch of a new practice to provide independent, third-party assessment of private insurance exchanges.

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