Bridgette brings more than eleven years’ experience in client management to the Vertus team. Her understanding of the industry and ability to problem-solve play a key role in the company’s ability to grow its client base and build relationships with mid-market and large clients.
As a senior account executive, Bridgette is responsible for maintaining client relationships, negotiating carrier renewals, and conducting strategic benefit planning and cost analysis for clients. She is also responsible for one of the company’s most important services; interpreting health care reform and its impact on each Vertus client.
Prior to joining Vertus, she served as an account manager with VistaNational Insurance Group for over nine years, handling benefit administration as well as employer/employee administration and marketing. In addition, Bridgette was responsible for administrative duties in support of client relationships, including policy review and marketing communications. She also was part of the team that implemented Brokerage Builder, a software management solution, through Zywave SaS technology.
Bridgette is a former Big Ten track and field athlete for Purdue University where she studied kinesiology and communications. She was raised in Chicago but now calls Austin home. She and her husband enjoy traveling with friends and family.