The Standard promotes Harrison-Hiatt to second vice president
Standard Insurance Company has promoted Melissa Harrison-Hiatt to second vice president of Employee Benefits Shared Services. Since joining the insurer in 2012, Harrison-Hiatt has led teams in the contact center and absence management departments. In her most recent role leading life & disability services, she managed the opening of The Standard's operations center in Altavista, Va. Before joining The Standard, Harrison-Hiatt worked at Citigroup. In her new role, Harrison-Hiatt will oversee project and process management, learning and development, System Administration, Business Finance and Producer Services for the employee benefits shared services team.
Jermyn named president of Cross Employee Benefits
Cross Insurance promoted Eric Jermyn to the role of president for one of its subsidiaries, Cross Employee Benefits. He will be based in Portland, Maine. In this new role, Jermyn's duties will include growing and maintaining Cross Insurance's benefits business, as well as P&L responsibilities for operations in Augusta, Lewiston and Portland, Maine, and Somersworth, N.H. Jermyn joined Cross Employee Benefits in 2015 as vice president of business development. Before that, he worked at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine as director of large group sales.