CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) - bswift, a leader in cloud-based technology and services for employee benefits and health exchanges, today announced the appointment of Judd Wagner as Senior Vice President, Channel Partner Sales. As a key member of bswift's executive team, Wagner will be responsible for leading efforts to cultivate new relationships with insurance carriers, health plans, TPAs and employee benefit advisors.
Prior to joining bswift, Wagner served as Vice President of Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND), where he led a team of more than 135 employees and directed the health plan to record enrollment. He directed the management and administration of the marketing division as well as the development and implementation of strategic marketing objectives, and he provided support for the organization's core goals of company growth, employee retention, customer service and market penetration.
Earlier in his career, Wagner was Director of Key Accounts at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), where he was responsible for key account sales and account management, including third-party administrator business and all groups larger than 200. He has also worked as Assistant Vice President at Rutherfoord Benefit Services, a large brokerage firm in Virginia.
"Judd's experience as a senior leader within health insurance and benefit consulting firms strengthens our ability to identify and serve the unique needs of these organizations," says Ray Seaver, Executive Vice President of Sales and Service for bswift. "We're very pleased to have him leading our channel partner sales team as we grow our set of technology and private exchange solutions for health plans, insurance carriers and benefit brokers and consultants."
Based in Chicago, bswift offers software and services that streamline benefits, HR and payroll administration for employers and public and private exchanges nationwide. bswift's state-of-the-art cloud-based technology, outsourcing solutions and Springboard Marketplace exchange solution significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life easier for administrators and millions of consumers who enroll in benefits with bswift. For more information, visit www.bswift.com and read the bswift blog at www.bswift.com/blog.