Alera Group, a leading insurance and financial services firm, has named Brian Parker as Vice President of Employee Benefits Technology & Services, effective November 1, 2020.

In this role, Parker will help to drive growth across Alera Group through benefits administration technology solutions and services. He will work with existing subject matter experts and centers of excellence to ensure that Alera Group firms offer the best possible technology solutions to their clients. In addition, he will work closely with Alera Group’s Vice President of Carrier Relations, Tina Santelli, to drive connectivity, subsidies, carrier offsets and robust voluntary benefit offerings.

“Brian is an outstanding addition to the employee benefits team at Alera Group. His industry expertise and technical knowledge will be a huge asset to our organization as we continue to grow,” said Sally Prather, Executive Vice President and Employee Benefits Practice Leader at Alera Group. “We are excited to see Brian helping Alera Group firms grow through this role, and we look forward to the partnerships he will continue to build with our subject matter experts throughout the country.”

Previously, Parker worked as a Strategic Advisor at Businessolver, partnering with sales team members to identify client and prospect needs and pair them with a benefits technology solution. Prior to that, Parker held roles at Willis Towers Watson, Mercer, and formerly served as a Benefits Manager in both retail and manufacturing companies.

“I’m proud to join the industry-leading team of experts at Alera Group and am excited to contribute to collaborative growth across the country,” said Parker. “I look forward to the ways my technical expertise will further expand the benefits technology solutions we provide to our clients.”

Parker holds his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Connecticut. He will be based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About Alera Group

Based in Deerfield, IL, Alera Group’s over 2,000 employees serve thousands of clients nationally in employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management. Alera Group is the 15th largest privately held firm in the country. For more information, visit or follow Alera Group on Twitter: @AleraGroupUS.