BB&T Insurance Services, Inc., hires Julie Arthur Beacock for Employee Benefits leadership in Orange County

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IRVINE, Calif., Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BB&T Insurance Services has hired Julie Arthur Beacock to join the executive leadership team at its Precept Insurance Solutions, LLC, division in Orange County. Beacock is based in Irvine, California.

"We very excited to welcome Julie to the BB&T Insurance Services team," said Wade Olson, national practice leader for employee benefits, BB&T Insurance Services. "She brings a wealth of experience in executive leadership, corporate growth strategies and has proven success developing innovative and cost-effective employee benefits and corporate wellness solutions that meet employers' key objectives and improve the productivity and well-being of their employees."

Beacock has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance and health care industry. She has held various positions with national and regional insurance brokerage and consulting firms, including equity owner, senior vice president and benefits practice leader. Beacock has served on several boards; most recently she served as treasurer and was later elected to vice chair and president-elect for the Advisory Board of Directors for Family Health Centers of San Diego. She has also served on the advisory committees for Deloitte Fast 50, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and on the Board of Directors for the American Electronics Association (now known as TechAmerica).

"Initially, Julie will focus her strategic and relationship-building strengths working in the southern California office of Precept Insurance Solutions," Olson explained. "She will concurrently be working with the national employee benefits practice of BB&T Insurance Services, driving sales and developing key strategies to distribute the CarePlus wellness and benefit outsourcing programs available to employers across the country through BB&T Insurance Services, Precept Insurance Solutions and McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc."

About BB&T Insurance Holdings

Raleigh, N.C.-based BB&T Insurance Holdings, the sixth largest insurance broker in the U.S. and the sixth largest internationally, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Corporation. BB&T Insurance Holdings operates more than 100 insurance agencies through subsidiaries BB&T Insurance Services, BB&T Insurance Services of California and McGriff, Seibels & Williams. Visit http://insurance.bbt.com to learn more.

About BB&T

BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $181.1 billion in assets and market capitalization of $23.8 billion, as of Sept. 30, 2013. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,824 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at www.BBT.com.

Media Contact: Allan Rahn, BB&T Insurance Services. Inc., (949) 679-5020, allan.rahn@bbandt.com

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