Names & Faces

Misty Fussell Hired As Senior Account Manager At Silverman Benefits Group

To work closely with advisor partners and group benefits clients

TOWSON, MD, Monday, November 12, 2018 — Voluntary Disruption, a Division of Silverman Benefits Group, a leading, carrier-agnostic independent enhanced benefits firm with a large national footprint and a reputation for bespoke strategy and best-in-class service, announces its hiring of 17-year industry veteran Misty Fussell. Fussell will be based out of Columbus, GA and will serve as Voluntary Disruption’s newest Senior Account Manager, reporting directly to Eric Silverman, Founder and Owner. Fussell will work closely with Voluntary Disruption’s adviser partners and group benefits clients – with responsibilities including developing, cultivating, and maintaining the all-inclusive best-in-class service that Voluntary Disruption clients have come to expect.

“I’ve had the privilege of working with Misty and getting to know her over the last decade and it’s not every day that someone with her talent and experience becomes available, so when I first learned that Misty was on the market and looking for new opportunities, I jumped at the chance to hire her directly and make her a large part of our rapidly growing firm,” says Voluntary Disruption’s Founder and Owner, Eric Silverman.

“I’ve been working with Eric and some of his large group clients for many years. I’ve seen him, and his business develop from one of the largest single carrier teams in the country, to the national independent powerhouse that it is today,” said Fussell. “I couldn’t be more excited to join him on his journey to continue elevating the voluntary benefits industry to heights it’s never seen before,”

Brandy Hartin, Voluntary Disruption’s National Sales Director, says, “Misty is the perfect fit at the right time. I’m confident she’s going to greatly enhance our account servicing capabilities which will allow Eric and I to focus more time and effort on partner growth and new client acquisition.”

About Misty Fussell

the perfect fit at the right time. I’m confident she’s going to greatly enhance our account servicing capabilities...

Misty Fussell has lived and worked in Columbus, Georgia and the surrounding community for the better part of the last 25 years. She has two boys, Trent, 23, and Nolin, 18. Her most recent position was as a Large Account Services Coordinator for Aflac, where she spent the last 17 years garnering her industry experience. While at Aflac, she spent the majority of her time working with large accounts that have at least 1,000 lives and bill at least $350,000 in annualized premium. Throughout her career, she’s been able to develop extensive knowledge in broker-client relations that has led her to ensure complete account management and total client satisfaction.

In her spare time, Fussell enjoys hiking, kayaking, and competing with her friends at her local Orangetheory fitness studio. But, most importantly she is an avid college football fan who’s always supporting and rooting for her Auburn Tigers.

About Voluntary Disruption

Voluntary Disruption, the Adviser’s Adviser, is a carrier-agnostic national benefits boutique with multiple decades of proven experience within the small-, mid- and large-group markets. Voluntary Disruption, formerly known as Silverman Benefits Group, has a large geographic footprint with in-house distribution and enrollment capabilities that allow the company to become not only the enhanced benefits firm of choice for its national partners, but also the enrollment fulfillment team for complete end-to-end benefits design, strategy, installation and service. Voluntary Disruption is appointed with all of the industry’s best-in-breed carriers and has top-tier contracts with volume-based carrier underwriting concessions that extend to all of Voluntary Disruption’s national partner firms.


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