Ballads & Benefits

Ballads & Benefits


Join me as I talk with Employee Benefits experts about their stories and what they're doing to transform the industry. It wouldn't be a Sims Tillirson podcast if we didn't talk a little music as well.


Coming Full Circle

Jim Shew (VP Employee Health & Benefits, Marsh & McLennan Agency) joins us to talk about his journey from starting out as an actuary to becoming a broker.


Jack of All Trades

Norman Clarke (Founder/Jack of All Trades, Clarke & Company Benefits) joins us to talk about growing his agency from a one-man show to one of the largest independent agencies in the state of South Carolina. His music taste threw me for a loop. Why? HRead more


Excuse my French

Rachel Miner (Founder, Thrive Benefits | 2021 Broker of the Year Finalist | 2020 Top Women in Benefits) joins us for an honest and direct conversation about helping employees become better stewards of their healthcare dollars. Don't worry... Rachel tRead more


Stay Classy, San Diego

Join Ed Ligonde (2021 Broker of the Year) and me as we talk about our recent trip to San Diego for BenefitsPro and uncover the secret sauce that won Ed the coveted title of Broker of the Year.


Jam Bands and Bee Farms

Join Dani Abrams (Account Executive, Anco Insurance) and me as we talk through the people first approach to benefits, Yonder Mountain String Band, and goat farms.

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