As a benefits consultant with Bailey & Company Benefits Group, Kathleen advises employers on all facets of their employee benefit program. Her focus has been on optimizing the benefits employers offer in support of recruitment and retention of employee talent. Kathleen is highly experienced with benefit strategy development, underwriting principles, benefit taxation issues, funding arrangements, plan design optimization, legislative compliance, customized health and wellness strategies, and technology that simplifies and enhances an employee benefit program. She is a 3-time participant in the Cincinnati Business Courier’s “Future of Healthcare” roundtable. Prior to joining Bailey & Company, Kathleen served as a Logistics Analyst in San Diego, California evaluating procedures and processes in support of the U.S. Navy’s aviation division. Her time spent working as an Analyst proved useful in cultivating her existing analytical and detail-driven qualities that are a crucial part of the employee benefits industry.