Jennifer brings a broad and diverse range of experience to her role as New Business and Renewal Coordinator with Vertus. Her responsibilities include acting as a consultant and advocate for Vertus customers, answering questions and providing recommendations regarding eligibility, coverages and claims management.
Jennifer’s varied resumé of skills and experience gives her a unique perspective for both health and wellness issues and the legal aspects of benefits and claims management, including an in-depth knowledge of HIPAA requirements and their ramifications for healthcare plans.
Most recently, she was a Health Advocate with HealthFitness in Lake Forest, IL, where she helped to deliver personalized well-being solutions to help people become healthier and prevent injuries. Prior to her tenure at HealthFitness, Jennifer was a Health & Benefits Analyst at the Aon Hewitt organization in Lincolnshire, Ill., where she assisted large and small clients with day-to-day benefits programs, addressing issues such as compliance and vendor communications. Prior to Aon Hewitt, Jennifer gained hands-on legal experience as a paralegal at the firm of Lesser Lutrey McGlynn & Howe LLP, Lake Forest, IL, and earlier at the law firm of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Chicago, IL.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Pre-Law from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, and a Paralegal Certificate from Loyola University, Chicago, IL.