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Kelly Johnson Appointed Account Manager at Cavignac & Associates
A 16-year insurance industry veteran, Johnson will be responsible for managing the agency’s employee benefit clientele.
Working with company principal Patrick Casinelli, RHU, REBC, CHRS, who heads the agency’s employee benefits department, Johnson will be charged with educating the agency’s clients about the changes ahead with Health Care Reform, helping them budget for health insurance renewals, and developing employee benefit packages that will allow them to be more competitive in the job marketplace.
Johnson brings to Cavignac & Associates more than 16 years of insurance industry experience. Most recently, she served as the senior benefits consultant for Digital Insurance in North San Diego County, where she was employed for six years. There she worked with small- to mid-sized companies on renewal strategies and helped model comprehensive benefit packages for their employees. She also handled escalated service issues, trained co-workers on the Digital service model and led the design and implementation of processes to streamline workflow.
Her previous career experience includes having served as a senior sales associate at Blue Shield for three-and-a-
She is licensed in Property & Casualty and Life insurance, and a member of the San Diego Association of Health Underwriters.
Born in Houston, Texas, and raised in Atlanta, Ga., Johnson currently resides in Point Loma with her six-year-old son, Jared.
About Cavignac & Associates:
Founded in 1992, Cavignac & Associates is a leading risk management and commercial insurance brokerage firm providing a broad range of insurance and expertise to design and construction firms, as well as to law firms, real estate-related entities, manufacturing companies and the general business community. Company principals are Jeffrey W. Cavignac, CPCU, ARM, RPLU, CRIS, MLIS; James P. Schabarum II, CPCU, AFSB; Scott A. Bedingfield, CIC, AAI, CWCA; Patrick Casinelli, RHU, REBC, CHRS; and Matthew Slakoff, CIC, CRIS. The firm employs a staff of 40 at offices located at 450 B Street, Suite 1800, San Diego, Calif., 92101. More information about the company can be found on the Web at www.cavignac.com.
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