The Broker Connection

Unum Introduces New Benefits Webinar Series for Brokers

Insights and solutions that can be carried ‘hand-to-hand’ between advisors and clients

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2016) — Unum has created a free webinar series for brokers and consultants that focuses on the issues and opportunities within the employee benefits market.

“The pace of change in the employee benefits industry brings new challenges every day,” said Chris Plamondon, assistant vice president of broker partnerships at Unum. “This webinar series will provide insights and solutions that can be carried forward in hand-to-hand business practices between brokers and their employer clients.”

Beginning with an update on the Affordable Care Act, topics for the first quarter will also include trends in enrollment technology and disability product opportunities:

issues and opportunities within the employee benefits market

  • Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. –
    “The 6-Year-Old Affordable Care Act: It’s Predictable Yet Confounding, Exhausting, and Full of Possibility” by Andrew Molloy, assistant vice president of National Client Group products and service solutions
  • Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m. –
    “Creating Value & Opportunity Through Technology,” by Krista Manning, assistant vice president of solutions management
  • Thursday, March 10, 2 p.m. –
    “Long Term Disability’s Natural Extension to Individual Disability & Creating Clear Client Value” by Branden Pierson, national sales leader for executive benefits

Full event details and registration options are available here. Participation space is limited, so interested parties should register in advance.





Unum is a leading provider of financial protection benefits through the workplace. The disability insurance leader in the U.S. for 38 years, Unum’s portfolio of financial protection products also includes life, accident and critical illness, which help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness or injury. In 2014, Unum paid $5.6 billion in benefits to more than 525,000