benefitexpress Expands Chicago Benefits Administration Headquarters

Written by Julia Goebel | February 20, 2018

benefitexpress Expansion

2018 is poised to be a year of measured, incremental growth for benefitexpress as we expand our Chicago headquarters with capacity to add over 100 new employees across all areas of the business to support new and existing full-service employer clients and broker channel relationships.

To celebrate, we held a ribbon cutting ceremony, attended by employee team members from across the United States, numerous local officials, and trade and business associations.

Our press release below highlights CEO Michael Sternklar's reflection on the expansion, as well as his predictions for a successful benefits-wise, relationship-driven year to come.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (BUSINESS WIRE) benefitexpress, the leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions and services for employee benefits administration, announced today that its suburban Chicago headquarters has expanded, allowing the firm to increase its staff capacity by hiring as many as 100 new employees across all areas of the business. The addition of new team member roles, primarily within its Product Development, Process Improvement, Implementation Services, Client Delivery, and Call Center teams, is a result of measured, incremental growth throughout the enterprise.

“Exceeding our growth goals has allowed us to continue to provide career opportunities in the coming year, and we take great pride in this,” says Michael Sternklar, Chief Executive Officer, benefitexpress. “We believe our success is owed to the hard work of professionals striving for excellence. We’re reinvesting in our team through recognition and rewards, new and challenging opportunities to grow, and of course, our goal to become recognized as a Great Place to Work.”

Over the past year, benefitexpress partnered with 10 new full-service employer clients and established nine new broker channel relationships representing an additional 85 employer companies. These new clients spanned across industries including national retailers, healthcare and manufacturing.

Continued Sternklar, “The Chicago area is well-positioned with a talented benefits administration workforce, and proximity to airports allows us to serve our clients nationwide – as well as bring together our team members from across the country. We look forward to bringing in more benefits-wise, relationship-driven staff expertise to the company throughout 2018.”

About benefitexpress

Born from benefits experts, benefitexpress delivers industry-leading cloud-based benefits administration technology solutions and services to employers and broker partners and is always ‘at the ready’ for their employees. With client-tested integrated benefits administration, benefitexpress provides technology, flexibility and customer services to the simple and most complex benefit plans. Software and services span a suite of end-to-end solutions including a full-service call center, daily administration, integrated ACA administration, reimbursement account administration, dependent eligibility audits, and total compensation statements. For more information,

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