Named VP, Human Resources
AVON, Conn. (April 6, 2015) – Jill Truitt, SPHR, a senior brokerage executive, joined WAHVE (Work At Home Vintage Experts) as vice president of human resources. The company provides U.S.-based remote contract insurance professional talent to insurance firms.
Truitt previously held senior HR and organizational development positions with Lockton Companies, Westrope & Associates, and RT Specialty. She holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR*) designation from the HR Certification Institute.
Truitt will head talent management for WAHVE’s remote insurance professionals and in-house staff. “Jill has a strong background and track record as a senior executive with leadership abilities in talent management, personal and organizational development, corporate ethics, and compensation,” explained Sharon Emek, Ph.D., CIC, WAHVE CEO and co-founder. “She has applied those leadership strengths to develop and execute human resource strategies in support of the overall business plans and strategic direction. Her experience and expertise will help guide WAHVE in its next phase of growth.”
With all three organizations, Truitt worked with owners, stakeholders, production teams and department managers to identify and hire the best talent in support of long-term business development goals. As a corporate business partner to operational and administrative leadership, she provided support and guidance for enterprise-wide management initiatives including business development, accounting and finance, operations, marketing and information technology.
WAHVE operates a distinct business model of contracting experienced insurance professionals who work remotely from home on a dedicated basis for WAHVE clients, providing a significant cost savings and expansion of their geographic hiring pool.
Agent and broker associations in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming endorse WAHVE. All are affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America except for Maryland, which is affiliated with PIA National. WAHVE is a participating employer in AARP’s Life Reimagined for Work initiative, is listed as a work-at-home option by Clark Howard, is a Certified Age-Friendly Employer by RetirementJobs.com, and is certified as a woman business enterprise by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC).
About WAHVE: Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) is a unique, cost-saving, remote contract staffing solution for the insurance industry. Using an innovative work-at-home model, WAHVE employs skilled insurance “phased” retirees located in the U.S. who understand the industry’s technology, culture and language. By outsourcing to WAHVE, insurance firms can leverage these qualified, experienced, and technologically-savvy retirees to significantly lower costs and improve profitability.
Founded by executives with each having more than 30 years of insurance agency, technology and service-center experience, WAHVE is the only domestic alternative to offshore outsourcing for insurance agents/brokers, wholesalers and insurers, providing back office and customer services on a dedicated basis full-time or part-time, long-term or short-term.
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