Top 100 insurance broker enhances employee benefits and health insurance team on Long Island with addition of highly experienced benefits specialist
Buffalo, NY (Nov. 30, 2017) – Lawley, one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the United States according to Business Insurance, formally announces the addition of healthcare insurance veteran Ellen DiFrancisco as Employee Benefits Consultant.
DiFrancisco will be based out of Lawley’s full-service and growing Plainview, NY office while supporting clients around Long Island (Westchester), along with customers at other Lawley branches across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Previously working at a third party administrator, DiFrancisco joins Lawley with over 17 years of experience, which has ranged from direct experience at nationwide carriers to working at a national consulting company whose clients included Fortune 500 companies, municipalities and other mid-to-large-sized organizations. DiFrancisco is also highly experienced in self-funding and workers’ compensation needs.
“We are thrilled to add an experienced professional of Ellen’s caliber to work with our downstate clients. Her vast overall insurance knowledge specific to self-insurance, life insurance and ancillary benefits, along with experiences with the carriers, will be a great resource to companies looking to provide benefits programs for their employees,” stated TJ Revelas, Lawley Employee Benefits Managing Partner.
Lawley’s continued focus on risk management will offer a proactive approach to how its staff consults with companies of all sizes. Lawley’s risk management team provides clients guidance on a full spectrum of risks, including claims management, claims consulting, safety programs, loss prevention and more.
DiFrancisco, a psychology graduate from Fordham University, is very active in the industry and previously served as a member of New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), Westchester County Association (WCA), New York State Association of Self Insured Counties (NYSASIC) and the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO). She is also active with Gateway Playhouse, Long Island’s Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County.
For more information on Lawley, visit our employee benefits page.
Lawley is a privately-owned, independent regional insurance firm specializing in property, casualty and personal insurance, employee benefits and risk management consulting and ranked among the 100 Largest Insurance Brokers in the U.S., according to Business Insurance magazine.
For over 60 years, Lawley’s team of more than 375 associates have developed customized property, casualty, surety and benefits insurance programs for businesses and municipalities of all sizes along with personalized protection for individuals and their families. Lawley is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work nationally by Business Insurance and Buffalo Business First along with recognition as a Top Workplaces by the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.
Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Lawley has branch offices across New York in Amherst, Batavia, Fredonia, Melville, Purchase and Rochester along with Darien, Connecticut and Florham Park, New Jersey. To find out more, visit lawleyinsurance.com.
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