SOURCE: Burnham Benefits

Burnham Benefits

September 12, 2017 13:57 ET

Rosa White Joins Burnham Benefits to Expand Brand Through Strategic Marketing

Employee Benefits Brokerage to Leverage Expertise of Marketing Veteran to Increase Brand Awareness and Bring in New Business

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 12, 2017) - Burnham Benefits Insurance Services -- one of California's most influential employee benefits brokerage firms -- today announced the appointment of Rosa White as marketing manager. In her new role, White is responsible for supporting the organization's corporate brand, and all aspects of marketing, to increase public awareness and develop new business. With more than 20 years of experience in marketing management, White will use her wealth of knowledge and experience in strategic and tactical corporate marketing to expand brand awareness, grow the business and enhance its status as an industry leader.

"Not only is Rosa incredibly experienced with a wealth of knowledge that surpasses most, she also has great people skills and is a delight to be around," said Kristen Allison, president and CEO of Burnham Benefits. "Rosa embodies the Burnham spirit and is a natural fit for this role, and I anticipate we will rely heavily on her expertise."

Prior to joining Burnham, White directed the marketing initiatives and programs for Gallagher Benefit Services. Previously, she worked in the financial services industry -- as a marketing manager for both Northern Trust and HighMark Capital Management, a subsidiary of Union Bank. White earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor's of science in business administration from Mount St. Mary's University. She also earned the Personal Financial Planning Designation from UCLA Extension. She currently serves on the Board of the Alumnae Network at Mount St. Mary's University focusing on raising higher education awareness and funds for scholarships to award to qualified students. In addition, she serves on the board of the Pasadena Festival of Women's Authors, supporting the marketing needs of this annual event to raise funds for at Pasadena City College and the Pasadena Senior Center.

"Burnham Benefits is a company that truly cares for and is passionate about its clients and employees," said White. "I am thrilled to be joining Burnham's well-respected team. The firm has a reputation for ensuring that the work environment is making a difference for both employee and client, and I am looking forward to being a part of this amazing group."

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About Burnham Benefits Insurance Services: Burnham Benefits Insurance Services, Inc. is a privately held, full-service employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm headquartered in Irvine, Calif. The firm is among the largest in the state to specialize solely in strategic employee benefits consulting and brokerage services. With a comprehensive offering of client-first health and wellness programs, Burnham effectively manages over $1.7 billion in premiums for more than 475 clients. A certified Benefits Corporation (B Corp), the firm maintains a more than 93 percent client retention rate and has averaged 23 percent annual growth for the past 10 years. Because Burnham Benefits does not have outside shareholders, it can easily adapt and create customized solutions that fit clients' best interests -- investing in cutting-edge technology and the tools and resources needed to provide the specialized level of service that today's rapidly challenging climate demands. Its team of more than 80 highly skilled industry professionals includes in-house underwriters, compliance officers, healthcare reform consultants, communications specialists and wellness experts. Through a strategic partnership with Burnham Gibson Wealth Advisors, Inc., Burnham also provides retirement planning and wealth management services. Burnham Benefits' footprint currently spans eight offices in California - Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Sacramento and San Diego. Burnham Benefits holds national recognition as Business Insurance's #1 Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2013 and 2014, and was ranked at the top of the list in 2015 and 2016. The company has been named a Best Place to Work by the Orange County Business Journal for seven years running. Burnham Benefits president and CEO, Kristen Allison, earned the Distinguished Founders Award from the Annual Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) in 2016. For more information, visit www.burnhambenefits.com.

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