SOURCE: Longfellow Benefits

Longfellow Benefits

February 07, 2011 15:18 ET

Longfellow Benefits Names Five Principals

Boston Employee Benefits Firm Promotes Experts in Healthcare and Retirement Plans

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 7, 2011) - Longfellow Benefits, a Boston-based employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm, has named five new principals: Patrick Haraden, John Flaherty, Kevin Ryan, David Boucher, and Kendall Storch. Previously, they were all senior vice presidents with the firm.

"These elite professionals have helped build and mold our firm into what it is today. They've provided exceptional guidance and expertise to our clients over the last decade, contributing greatly to our growth and maturity as a firm," said Joseph M. Gray, managing principal. "As principals, they represent a new generation of leadership as we continue to grow and expand into new markets."

Haraden, Flaherty and Ryan specialize in employee benefit plan management and provide consultation in the areas of compliance, financial analysis, funding-method evaluation, communication, and strategy and design, as well as in specialty areas such as group purchasing. They assist their clients in containing costs by capitalizing on the latest market trends and innovations, with the goal of improving the overall employee benefits experience for employers and employees.

Boucher and Storch are experts in qualified retirement plan management, including 401(k), 403(b), and defined benefit plans. They provide consultation in the areas of strategy, operations, compliance and overall plan management to help employers boost participation, meet their fiduciary obligations, and educate their employees about financial wellness.

Serving organizations in New England and nationally, Longfellow Benefits provides employee benefits consulting services and Longfellow Advisors provides retirement plan and executive benefits consulting services. Longfellow has been named to Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work five years in a row.

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