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Univers Team Earns 36 Summit Awards for Operational Excellence

April 27, 2015

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Hammonton, NJ – Univers was well represented during the fourth annual USI Summit Awards ceremony recently, with 36 Univers team members honored and representative of all four service centers across the nation – Hammonton, NJ, Irvine, CA, Maitland, FL and Alpharetta, GA.

Each year, the Summit Awards honor the top account managers and operations staff members across the country who receive high personal performance ratings, display operational excellence and receive high client references.

At Univers, recipients are those who best represent the benefits enrollment and communication company’s Four Core Beacons:  Thoughtful Growth, Operational Excellence, Financial Diligence and One Team.

This year’s Summit Award winners from Univers include:

Irvine, California

Teri Anderson, Enrollment Manager; Shannon Hernandez, Account Manager; Tatiana Rodriguez, Benefit Analyst; and Matthew Kwan, Sr. Systems Analyst

Maitland, Florida

Karleen Anderson,  Account Manager; Tawni Ballard, Enrollment Manager; Chad Casey,  Benefit Counselor; Marta Crowder Pringle, Supervisor HUB; Emily Ferreira Director, HUB Services; Maritza Gonzalez, Supervisor Operational Admin; Sema Jaime Director, Client Services; Tara Milano, Enrollment Center Quality Assurance Manager; Brian Newhook, Benefit Counselor; Theresa Perron Director, Client Services; Joseph Perino, Field Workforce Manager; Abigail Velazquez, Sr. Benefits Administration Specialist; David Wagner Director, Call Center Operations; and Kathleen Woodard, Benefits Administration Analyst

Alpharetta, Georgia

Rolonda Johnson, Sr. Client Service Manager; Jodi Stelling, Sr. Client Service Manager; and Jason Glaser, Lead System Analyst

Hammonton, New Jersey

Cathy Colarelli, Manager Operational Administration; Derek Chaykin,  Account Manager; Sylvia Civitello, Enrollment Center Admin Manager; Kate Colasurdo, Communications Consultant; Linda Darlea, Benefit Analyst; Brian Kennedy, Benefit Counselor; Trisha McGahhey, Sr. Financial Analyst; Rita Mercado, Enrollment Manager; Stephen Middleman, Benefit Counselor; Greg Piela, Enrollment Leader; Michael Repici , Systems Analyst; Melissa Richman, Benefit Counselor; Cathy Scott, Staff Accountant; Charline Stutz, Director Carrier Relations; Zach Wilson, Director Call Center Quality Assurance; and Frank Davis, Vice President, Technology

About Univers Workplace Solutions

The nation’s leading benefit communications, enrollment and administration solutions provider, Univers Workplace Solutions is dedicated to elevating the benefit knowledge and enrollment experience of the nation’s workforce.  Headquartered in Hammonton, New Jersey, Univers has offices in Orlando (FL), Irvine (CA) and Alpharetta (GA). For more information, visit