SOURCE: Business Benefits Insurance

September 24, 2009 10:36 ET

Edholm of Business Benefits Insurance, Andover, Named "Solutions Superstar" by CDHC Solutions Magazine

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - September 24, 2009) - Jim Edholm, president of Business Benefits Insurance, an employee benefits planning firm in Andover, was named a winner of a Solutions Superstars Award in the category of Most Innovative Broker/Advisor by CDHC Solutions, the industry-leading health and benefits magazine. Edholm lives in Andover.

"Everyone has something that gets their juices flowing. For Jim Edholm of Business Benefits Insurance in Andover, MA, it is saving money for clients without dumping more health care costs on employees," the article says.

Instead of advising employers to simply cut benefits, "Edholm takes a more creative approach by effectively teaming up with carriers, taking the insurer's product, adding his firm's own enhancement, and creating a custom offering that is easier to manage and cheaper for employees," the magazine adds.

Edholm finds time to give back to the community. He was named the Lawrence Rotary Club's Rotarian of the Year for 2009. Edholm implemented the Literacy Program in the district while serving as club president. His effort also brought recognition from the district Rotarians, who awarded him a Paul Harris Fellowship in 2005 and again in 2009 in conjunction with his Rotarian of the Year award. He is chairman of the Rotary Club Foundation Committee and has been a member, manager, and coach of the club's softball team.

Edholm has been a volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence for more than 20 years. He now serves as development chairman and sits on the Board of Governors and is past president of its Board of Directors. He also served on the board of CLASS Inc. and is a member of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Glazer-Kennedy Inner Circle Marketing Association, the National Association of Health Underwriters, and is area leader for the Alternative Board.

The full article can be read at http://tinyurl.com/n635rn.

Business Benefits Insurance (www.bbibenefits.com) is an employee benefits planning firm in Andover, Mass. Edholm's benefits blog can be read at http://bbibenefits.wordpress.com.

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