Burnham Benefits Promotes Dedicated VP Nooshin George to Partner

Top Employee Benefits Group Appoints Company Executive After 13 Years of Impressive Leadership

IRVINE, CA (February 09, 2016) - Burnham Benefits Insurance Services — one of California's most sought-after employee benefits brokerage firms—is proud to announce the promotion of Nooshin George to senior vice president and equity partner, highlighting a company mission to balance its top executive team with successful, industry luminaries paving the way in the competitive industry of benefits insurance. George, who is set to help guide Burnham in the right direction with her renowned expertise and management skills, is one of the youngest in the firm to become partner. George is now one of seven firm partners who will oversee the West Coast-based operation.

“Nooshin has always demonstrated a crystal clear focus and a passion for the work since her first days at Burnham, almost 13 years ago,” said Kristen Allison, president and CEO of Burnham Benefits. “She knows how to rally the team and create a sense of family and security. As a builder of strong client relationships and an amazing forward thinker with superior instincts, Nooshin will continue to be a strong voice for our company and a major contributor in taking us to the next level.”

Prior to this recent appointment to company partner, George has spent well over a decade as a Burnham VP, with responsibilities that included new business development, overall strategic planning, management of multiple high profile accounts, and overseeing marketing analysis. In addition to her current role, George will be focused on the firm’s strategy and partnerships. She could not be more enthusiastic about her recent promotion.

“When I joined Burnham Benefits and began working under Kristen, I immediately knew I was in a place that fostered tremendous growth,” George remarked. “Her incredible vision has always set the right pace, while her strong sense of teamwork has driven everyone on the staff to work effectively towards common goals. For years, I have known that Burnham is the only place for me, and it is safe to say that this latest news is a real dream come true. I look forward to taking on the challenges and opportunities that come along with this very important role.”

Burnham Benefits, which has experienced a strong growth rate of almost 20 percent in the last year alone, 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 five years running.

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, Ca. 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. As a certified Benefits Corporation (B Corp), the firm maintains a more than 95 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 changing 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 Wealth Advisors, Inc., 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, Ca, 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 five years running. For more information, visit

Leslie Licano
Beyond Fifteen Communications

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