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Group Insurance Executive Patricia Purdy Joins Pacific Resources

Appointed Vice President, Core Benefits Solutions

CHICAGO, IL, April 23, 2013 – Pacific Resources — a leading employee benefits advisory firm servicing large, predominantly Fortune-ranked corporations — announced that Patricia Purdy has joined the company as Vice President, Core Benefits Solutions. She joins Pacific Resources from The Hartford, where she was Assistant Vice President of Sales and Market Development and Absence Management Practice Lead.

As Vice President, Core Benefits Solutions, Purdy will serve as a member of Pacific Resources’ Senior Leadership Group and will be the practice lead for all of the company’ core benefits, including Life and Disability, Dental, and Absence and Productivity.

“Patricia’s wealth of experience developing innovative employee benefit solutions for companies that have group insurance makes her a strong fit for Pacific Resources and the services we provide for our clients,” said Paul Rogers, President and COO of Pacific Resources. “She brings extensive sales management and market development experience to the company as well as expertise in core benefits, and she will play an integral role as we continue to grow our Absence and Productivity practice.”

Purdy has more than 25 years of group insurance experience and spent half her career in field sales management. She was most recently Assistant Vice President of Sales and Market Development at The Hartford. Prior to joining The Hartford, Purdy worked at Genworth Financial, Sun Life and The Phoenix. Purdy serves on the boards of directors at the Disability Management Employer Coalition and Integrated Benefits Institute.

About Pacific Resources

Pacific Resources is a leading and independent employee benefits advisory firm servicing large, predominantly Fortune-ranked companies. Headquartered in Chicago with locations throughout the country, Pacific Resources partners with clients across industries to evaluate and improve their Life, Disability, Voluntary and other non-medical benefits and the technology platforms that support them. For over three decades, Pacific Resources’ unique, evidence-based insights have shaped innovative employee benefit solutions, impacting the lives of millions of employees in rewarding and binding ways. For more information, visit