Gilsbar, LLC Names Derrek Barfield Strategic Sales Director

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 General News
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With over two decades of experience, Mr. Barfield will continue to represent Gilsbar in the Carrier Outsourcing marketplace

COVINGTON, La., Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gilsbar is proud to announce a title and role change expansion for

Derrek Barfield from Senior National Sales Executive to Strategic Sales Director. With this role expansion, Mr. Barfield will continue to grow Gilsbar in the Carrier Outsourcing marketplace with a focus on building relationships and creating partnerships. Working with carrier and affinity partners has been a central part of Gilsbar's 60-year history, and this expansion is a commitment to investing in the capabilities to make those partnerships an even larger part of Gilsbar's organization.

With almost 20 years of experience, Mr. Barfield has successfully executed the role of Employee Benefits Department Manager, overseeing the reinsurance and account management functions for self-funded employer business. In addition, he has managed several national life, medical and ancillary programs for carriers, and executed outside sales responsibilities for Gilsbar's fully-insured agency business.

"Gilsbar has been fortunate to partner with various insurance carriers and affinity/association groups across the country, especially in the past several years," shared Mr. Barfield. "As an independent administrator with a national footprint, we believe we are well positioned today and are eager to invest in additional capabilities to expand those carrier and affinity partnerships tomorrow."

Ryan Haun, Gilsbar Vice President, stated, "Gilsbar remains committed to investment and growth of this component of our business. Having industry leaders such as Derrek on our team will ensure success, and he has earned the recognition of his talent and efforts."

About Gilsbar, LLC Established in 1959, Gilsbar, LLC® is one of the largest privately-held insurance services organizations in the country. Recognized as a catalyst for creating healthy businesses, Gilsbar, LLC® offers self-funded and fully-insured benefit plan management services, along with Wellness, Advocacy, and overall Population Health Management. Gilsbar, LLC's integrated delivery model improves the health and well-being of its members, resulting in significant health plan savings for its clients. Gilsbar, LLC® has been honored by Inc. magazine for its sustained growth, Modern Healthcare and Business Insurance magazines as a Best Place to Work, and WELCOA and the American Heart Association for its proven wellness methodology. For more information, visit http://www.Gilsbar.com.

 

SOURCE Gilsbar, LLC



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