CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HUB International Midwest (HUB MWW), a division of HUB InternationalLimited, a leading global insurance brokerage, risk advisory andemployee benefits firm, announced today that Robert Halvorsen has joinedHUB MWW’s Technology Practice Leaders team, one of two HUB MWW groupsdedicated to serving clients’ technology needs related to benefitsadministration and HRIS. With the many years of experience andcollective expertise of these teams, along with an extensive list ofavailable services, the two groups represent a unique offering in themarketplace. Together, the two groups, demonstrate HUB MWW’s ability toprovide strategic and holistic support, integrating technology serviceswith clients’ existing systems and needs.
As a technology practice leader (TPL), Halvorsen will be responsible forhelping to provide customized technology support and guidance to HUB MWWclients. A key part of HUB MWW’s bundled employee benefit valueproposition, the TPL team specializes in guiding clients throughsoftware vendor selection, helping clients find the best solutions fortheir needs. The team’s solutions are based on extensive research intothe market, which drives their benchmarking of vendors and augments HUBMWW’s spectrum of technology solutions (SPOTS).
HUB MWW’s SPOTS is further expanded by the work of ihouse, a technologyconsulting firm acquired by HUB in 2014. For 22 years, the ihouse teamhas been the preeminent consultant for large employers (up to 100,000),specializing in HRIS, payroll, benefits administration and otherHR-related technology needs. Using a hands-on approach, ihouseconsultants help provide current-state analyses, build strategies,provide project management services to implement software solutions.
Halvorsen’s hiring underscores HUB MWW’s commitment to further buildingout their comprehensive technology support to meet client needs. Mostrecently, Halvorsen served as senior account manager and clientrelationship manager with bswift, a benefits and HR software companybased in Chicago, where he was responsible for managing one of thecompany’s largest books of business and overseeing numerous new clientprojects. Halvorsen has several years of experience in the insuranceindustry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.
Lerone Sidberry, president of HUB International Midwest, stated, “Byutilizing both the TPL and ihouse teams, HUB Midwest takes a uniqueapproach to providing clients with technology solutions to help meettheir unique needs and create the most value. With the TPL team’ssupport available as a core service offering to all clients, andihouse’s specialized, best-in-class consulting for complex projectscommon among larger employers, HUB Midwest is positioned as a leader inthe marketplace. Halvorsen will be a great addition to this talentedgroup of industry professionals, and undoubtedly will contribute to thecontinuing success of HUB’s technology practices in 2017.”
To learn more about the TPL group, clickhere.
To learn more about ihouse services, visit www.ihouse.com.
About HUB International
HUB International Midwest is a division of HUB International Limitedwith offices in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Headquartered in Chicago,IL, HUBInternational Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage thatprovides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits,investment and risk management products and services through officeslocated in the United States, Canada and Latin America.