Are you in a medical health insurance dilemma; are the many options confusing to you? Sharon Reed, a Benefit Specialist of Essenture Worksite Benefits will come and try to take out the confusion of this complex issue. In addition to the health insurance piece of your business, she will address the question: are you covered correctly for the rest of your business? This talk will be of interest for not only the self employed, but also those in partnership and have a corporation for their businesses.

Sharon R Reed started her career with Aflac as a sales representative and has been involved with Aflac for over ten years. She then joined the team of Essenture Workplace Benefits, to strengthen the employer’s choice, with many different worksite companies to offer their employees additional benefits. Quickly she learned that successful sales people are centered on strong relationship building. She has dedicated herself to incorporating her business focus on the long term needs of her clients. With this unique approach, success and reputation her business and reputation quickly grew in a very positive direction.

Sharon has also dedicated herself to giving back to the community. She is currently the President of Sales and Marketing Executives International of Akron. Under Her leadership SMEI of Akron won international recognition by winning the SMEI Chairman’s Gold award and also the highest SMEI award, the Raymond Bill award, last year at conference in Dallas

She is involved in several professional organizations, including the Greater Akron Chamber, COSE, Canton Chamber of Commerce, and Women’s Initiative Network. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Witness Justice. Additionally, she is active in mentoring several new business professionals who need that guiding hand and shoulder to lean on while struggling through their first years in business.

Sharon was the first Chairperson for KNOW (Knowledgeable Network of Women), a program she helped develop for the Greater Akron Chamber. The focus of KNOW is to establish and provide a niche networking forum to openly discuss emerging issues impacting women of our business community in a supportive environment. The vision of KNOW is to focus on cultivating the talent within each other by reaching out to today’s women executives and tomorrow’s up and coming leaders.

Join Sharon when he speaks on Friday April 17th at 10AM @ BizCamp.

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