Welcome to

Our New Team Members

May 2021

 

Arrow Benefits is a full-service benefits brokerage and consulting firm
providing Employee Benefits and Human Capital Management solutions
for over 40 years. As we continue our commitment to delivering an
exceptional customer experience, we are growing to meet the needs
of our clients. Today, we are pleased to announce and welcome
bright new talent to our Client Service Team:
 

Our New Team Member Bios

Sara Boden | Account Executive

Sara has 15 years of experience in the benefits industry, with a
majority of that time spent at an insurance carrier. Prior to
joining Arrow, she worked at a North Bay property casualty broker
as Account Manager in employee benefits and nine years with
Kaiser Permanente as a team manager. Sara is a client advocate
and is committed to providing excellent customer service.

Becky O’Hara | Account Manager

Becky brings 20 years of healthcare experience to Arrow. She
started her journey at Kaiser Permanente at the age of 18 and
worked her way up to management with a focus on Membership
Administration. She is skilled in interpreting benefits for customers
and making sure they understand how their plan works. Prior to
joining Arrow, she was an Account Manager servicing small to
mid-size companies in Employee Benefits. She grew up in Lodi, CA
and now lives with her husband and daughter in Roseville. She
enjoys fitness and is currently training to compete in her first
bodybuilding competition.

Cori McCoy | Account Manager

Cori has been in the employee benefits industry for over 12
years. She joined Arrow Benefits Group in April 2021 as an
Account Manager. She is a North Bay native with strong
business and family roots in the area. Prior to being in
insurance, she’d been a human resources professional, which
makes her a great HR support for her clients. Cori and her
husband previously started a well-revered education technology
company.

Agid Velasquez | Digital Services Manager

Agid began his journey in the insurance world in 2015 as a Web
Project Coordinator for a North Bay property casualty broker. His
role was to implement technology and digital platforms to better
serve clients and streamline internal processes. In this time, he
gained a greater understanding of benefits administration
platforms, insurance practices and procedures, and also obtained
his life and health insurance license. He joined Arrow in February
2021, as the Digital Services Manager, where he is working to use
his knowledge and experience to merge insurance and technology
and advance Arrow as a 21st century brokerage firm.

Alise Hennager | Associate Account Manager

Alise joined Arrow Benefits in April 2021 as an Associate Account
Manager. Before joining Arrow, she worked at ProCo Insurance
Services as a customer service associate. Alise is a native of
the Bay Area – she grew up in Half Moon Bay and graduated from
Skyline College with an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts.

Chelsea Parks | Associate Account Manager

With the many different roles taken on over the years, Chelsea
Parks has gained a wealth of knowledge in the employee benefits
industry. She began her career in employee benefits assisting with
membership, eligibility, and claims issues. She knows how to best
navigate the carriers to obtain the desired results and was able to
use this knowledge to assist with quoting and renewals.  She later
moved into an account management position specializing in both
large and small group benefits. After a short break from the
benefits world to be with her newborn daughter, Chelsea joined
Arrow in April 2021.

Welcome
to the Arrow Benefits Team!