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Shannon Russell

Director of Employee Benefits

Shannon uses her extensive knowledge of employee benefits and industry trends to design custom solutions to meet client objectives and budgetary constraints. She excels in structuring plans, conducting program analysis, and leveraging resources to advise cutting edge strategies for her customers.


Shannon began her career in employee benefits at Anthem BC/BS, while finishing her degree in mathematics. There she performed as a large group underwriter handling rate development for new business and renewals of large group health plans for six years. She has spent the past 17 years in various roles at Gallagher Benefit Services in Carmel, IN, where she most recently served as a member of the executive team and Key Account Manager advising for their largest, most complex clients.


Currently, Shannon live in Fishers, Indiana with her husband of 21 years, Jay. She also has 2 sons, Mason and Fletcher, and 3 dogs.

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