Employee Benefits

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No Industry Buzzwords

One thing that you’ll notice when we first meet to discuss Employee Benefit Health Plans, is that we don’t use industry buzzwords. Our advisors have built a reputation as industry leaders that engage clients using simple language. Communication is important to us, and we use easily understood examples to analyze issues and develop sensible business strategies that are cost-effective and unique to your goals.



Primary Service Areas

Insurance & Consulting

We can help to set up a benefits plan design that best meets the unique needs of employer and employee.

Insurance Services

We can help you track Affordable Care Act (ACA) guidance, deadlines, changes and updates as they happen.

Specialty Programs

Employee benefits is one component of reward management. We can design a plan that fits your needs.

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Every client has their own specific needs. We don’t use a “cookie cutter” approach to healthcare planning. The BenefitWorks is an independent team of advisors that are not tied to specific policies or companies. We offer clients employee benefit health plans with an objective perspective on their situation that results in a plan to reduce overall insurance costs, better their investment strategies, and reduce personal liability. We offer the expertise of over 40 national carriers, all chosen to fill your specific need.

Your Team

Julie Allord

Julie Allord

President / CEO

Julie Allord has 34 years of experience as a licensed Property and Casualty and Life and Health Agent. The last 24 years of her career she has specialized in providing practical solutions to Employers, Associations and Trusts in the Employee Benefits field. Julie is the owner of The BenefitWorks LLC located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Whitney Krebbs

Whitney Krebbs

Benefits Account Manager

Whitney Krebbs has worked in many roles in the employee benefits world and has extensive knowledge of benefits administration challenges and solutions. Whitney has over 10 years of experience in employee benefits as an account manager and has been a licensed health and life agent since 2016.

Kristin Rowley

Kristin Rowley

Benefits Team Administrator

Kristin Rowley joined The BenefitWorks team as Benefits Account Manager in February 2021 following almost seven years of experience in the health benefits administration industry. She will provide hands-on service and support to our current and new clients.  Customer service is important to Kristin.  She will work hard to establish and maintain a great working relationship by understanding our client’s needs while providing hands-on service.  Kristin obtained the designation of Certified Self-Funded Specialist (CSFS) through HCAA.

Alyssa Tromp

Alyssa Tromp

Marketing Specialist

Alyssa joined The BenefitWorks team in August 2020. A Madison West Sider, Alyssa Tromp has over 20 years in sales and 14 years in marketing with an expertise in consulting. Her work consists of being an owner of her own marketing business in the Madison area as well as international in three countries, and a previous 11 years of Telecommunications in the Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago area. Alyssa attended MATC-Madison for Marketing, and Edgewood College for Business Administration with a concentration in Management. She has a passion for music and likes to travel.

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From Our Clients

The Benefit Works has helped more than 500 clients and with almost 90 years of experience we’ll be sure to deliver what we promise!
“We have about 250 employees and The Benefit Works was able to move us from a platform of benefits for Life, Disability and Voluntary Life we had used for several years and saved us almost $100,000. By analyzing our current benefits package, determining how we were rated through our current association, they determined it was more cost effective for us to purchase our own plan versus through our association.”

“We were unsure of the new ACA reporting requirements for both our employee notices and filing with the federal government. After The Benefit Works interviewed our HR department and reviewed our current practices, they were able to give us a schedule of notices and dates for distribution as well as dates and requirements for filing with CMS and other forthcoming requirements.”

“I am a grocer with under 50 full time employees and many part time seasonal employees. I was unable determine what of the ACA rules applied to us with regard to the “Pay or Play” penalties. The Benefit Works was able to assist us with a large employer calculator and help us determine that we were indeed still a small employer and the ACA “Pay or Play” rules were not applicable to us.”

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