THE EMPLOYEE BENEFIT OF STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT AND 529 CONTRIBUTIONS
Presented by: Alex Gillet, Senior Small Group Manager at Ameritas
One of the biggest concerns of young workers today is repayment of student loans. Join us to learn more about BenefitEd, which brings student loan repayment solutions to employers. Leveraging decades of experience processing student loan payments and serving the needs of human resource managers, BenefitEd provides the scalability and individualized service to support companies of all sizes.
BenefitED is a joint venture between Nelnet and Ameritas. Nelnet was founded 1978, administers $455B student loans for 17.1 million borrowers. Ameritas Founded 1887 Insurance, benefits and financial products for individuals/businesses. Primarily focused on employee benefits of dental, vision, tuition repayment, and retirement plans.
Speaker Bio: Alex is the Senior Small Group Manager for Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Alex has been in the employee benefits industry for 16 years in diverse positions at large and small brokerage firms and with both medical and ancillary carriers. He has served as Treasurer, Membership and Education Chairs for the Portland Association of Health Underwriters and is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Health Benefit Design from the University of Lynchburg. This program focuses on self-funded, transparent, value driven, reference-based pricing plan designs. In his free time, he can be found in the hiking, biking, swimming, cooking or playing with his wife, Danielle, and two boys Felix (9) and Archer (7).