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Forrest Belcher Joins Scott Benefit Services

Scott Benefit Services has announced the appointment of Forrest Belcher as a Benefits Consultant in its Roanoke office. In his new role, Forrest will advise middle-market companies in Roanoke and surrounding areas on comprehensive employee benefits strategy with a specialized focus on group health captives, healthcare funding, plan design and utilization analysis, pharmacy programs, and disease and health risk management.

Scott Insurance Named a Best Practices Agency for the 24th Consecutive Year

Scott Insurance has been named a Best Practices Agency for 2017, a designation it has received every year since the Best Practices program began in 1993. The agency is part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies throughout the United States recognized as employing operational excellence and best practices in the industry. Only 262 out of more than 1,500 nominated independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified for inclusion in the 2017 Best Practices study.

Five Virginia Employers Recognized for Exemplary Employee Benefit Programs

Episcopal High School, located in Alexandria, Va., received the 2017 Best in Benefits award for Virginia. The award recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plans relative to their peers. Four additional organizations were also recognized for their leading benefit programs: Anton Paar USA (Ashland, Va.), Impact Makers (Richmond), University of Virginia Darden School Foundation (Charlottesville) and Eagle Corporation (Charlottesville).

Five Southeast Employers Recognized for Exemplary Employee Benefit Programs

Rocky Mount, N.C.-based First Carolina Bank received the 2017 Best in Benefits award for the Southeast region. The award recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plans relative to their peers. Four additional organizations were also recognized for their leading benefit programs: Charleston Water System (Charleston, S.C.), North American Rescue (Greer, S.C.), Security Finance (Spartanburg, S.C.) and Shalag US (Oxford, N.C.).

Michelle Sullivan Joins Scott Insurance

Scott Insurance recently named Michelle Sullivan a Vice President of Marketing in its Charlotte office. Michelle will serve Scott clients in the North Carolina market. Her expertise will help ensure that Scott clients have the best coverage structure.