Burnham Benefits Hires Seasoned Benefits Executive to Serve Clients

Benefits Brokerage Welcomes Account Executive, Shannon Trevino, to Its Northern California Office

IRVINE, CA (Oct. 6, 2015) – Burnham Benefits Insurance Services—one of California’s most successful employee benefits brokerage firms—today announced the newest member of its team, Shannon Trevino. As an account executive in Burnham’s Northern California office, Trevino will use her experience to advise Burnham’s new and existing clients on employee benefits solutions that are attractive, simplified and cost effective.

“With nearly a decade of experience in the benefits industry, Shannon will be an asset to our growing team,” says Kristen Allison, president and CEO of Burnham Benefits. “Shannon’s successful background on the carrier side will allow her to act as an extension of our clients’ HR departments to give them the exceptional service and solutions they expect from Burnham.”

With her years of experience leading benefits sales teams on the carrier side of the business, Trevino will help Burnham implement large scale, sophisticated solutions that consolidate and simplify employee benefits for the company’s clients.

“It’s all about building relationships,” says Trevino. “At the end of the day—if you align yourself with the customer, that’s what matters. The industry is no longer about pushing products, it’s about selling solutions.”

Prior to joining Burnham Benefits, Trevino was an account executive at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company where she managed revenue of more than $3M and successfully implemented tactical business plans.

About Burnham Benefits Insurance Services:
Burnham Benefits Insurance Services, Inc. is a privately held, full-service employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm headquartered in Irvine, Calif. The firm is among the largest in the state to specialize solely in strategic employee benefits consulting and brokerage services. With a comprehensive offering of client-first health and wellness programs, Burnham effectively manages more than $1.5 billion in premiums for more than 400 clients. The firm maintains a more than 97 percent client retention rate and has averaged 25 percent growth annually over the past 10 years. Because Burnham Benefits does not have outside shareholders, it can easily adapt and create customized solutions that fit clients’ best interests—investing in cutting-edge technology and the tools and resources needed to provide the specialized level of service that today’s rapidly challenging climate demands. Its team of more than 80 highly skilled industry professionals includes in-house underwriters, compliance officers, healthcare reform consultants, communications specialists and wellness experts. Through a strategic partnership with Burnham Gibson Financial Group, Burnham also provides retirement planning and wealth management services. Burnham Benefits’ footprint currently spans offices in Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Sacramento and San Diego, Calif., as well as a satellite office in the Washington D.C. metro area. Burnham Benefits holds national recognition as Business Insurance’s #1 Best Places to Work in Insurance 2013 and 2014 and has been ranked a Best Place to Work by the Orange County Business Journal for four years running. For more information, visit

Rosie Cosio
Beyond Fifteen Communications

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