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Pacific Resources Appoints Pat Purdy to Executive Leadership Group

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.

pp20152Pat is Pacific Resources’ practice lead for all core benefit products including Life, Disability, Dental, Absence and Productivity, Voluntary and Executive Benefits and is a sought-after speaker at leading industry events. Pat also heads up Pacific Resource’s voluntary benefits products and services business, manages the company’s audit function, and is leading the company’s new initiative on the impact of behavioral health in the workplace. In her various roles, Pat develops strategic plans for clients and enhances productivity solutions through the creation of partnerships and programs that meet immediate and emerging client needs.

“Pat is a tremendous asset to the ELG and all of Pacific Resources,” said Paul Barden, CEO of Pacific Resources. “In the three years she’s been here, Pat has proven herself to be an invaluable resource to clients, given her experience in specialty and underserved products and services, such as disability, leave and absence management, and now behavioral health.”

“What’s more, she’s become a mentor and a leader internally, and her continued focus on education and training has strengthened the knowledge base of all our people, said Barden.

Pat has more than 25 years of group insurance experience, including Disability product development, sales and marketing, training and sales management at leading companies such as The Hartford, Sun Life, Genworth Financial and The Phoenix. She also has a Six Sigma Green Belt certification, has served on the board for Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and is a current Board member for the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC).

About Pacific Resources

Pacific Resources, a part of the Brown & Brown family of insurance brokerage and related services companies, is a leading independent employee benefits advisory firm that works with Fortune-ranked and other large companies. For four decades, Pacific Resources’ evidence-based insights have shaped innovative employee benefit solutions, helping companies get the most value from their benefit plans, and positively impacting the lives of millions of employees and their families.