REBECCA MCLAUGHLAN PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT OF MCGRAW WENTWORTH

Michigan-based Marsh & McLennan Agency adds to executive leadership team.

Troy, Michigan – December 10, 2014 – McGraw Wentworth, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, promoted veteran employee benefits professional Rebecca McLaughlan to vice president of the employee benefits consulting firm based in Troy, Mich.

McLaughlan has over 25 years of experience in the development, analysis, evaluation and implementation of group benefit programs for mid-size public and private organizations. She joined McGraw Wentworth in 1999 as an account director, became a principal shareholder in 2004 and was named managing director in 2007.

During her tenure at McGraw Wentworth, McLaughlan has managed complex strategic plan development for numerous Michigan employers, overseen key initiatives including the agency’s annual Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey, represented the firm on carrier advisory councils, and guided the professional development of the firm’s account directors. In addition, McLaughlan has played a pivotal role in integrating the firm with – and leveraging the additional resources of – Marsh & McLennan Agency, which acquired McGraw Wentworth in December 2012.

“Becky is respected by our clients and employees alike for her understanding of the increasingly complex dynamics pertaining to employer-provided health care and for her ability to help others understand the issues at hand,” said Thomas P. McGraw, president. “As vice president, she will help our growing team maintain our standard of excellence in service and thought leadership.”

A Clarkston, Mich., resident, McLaughlan is a graduate of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in finance, and has completed coursework in the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) program. McLaughlan was named a “Woman to Watch” by Business Insurance magazine in 2007.

About McGraw Wentworth: McGraw Wentworth, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, is an award-winning group benefits consulting and brokerage firm based in Troy, Michigan. The company counsels clients on how to structure their group benefit programs and provides strategic planning, utilization review, benefit design, employee communications, compliance assistance and related services. The firm is supported by Marsh & McLennan, the premier global provider of advice and solutions in risk, strategy and human capital. Follow McGraw Wentworth on twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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If you would like more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Ryan Bowers at (248)822-6231 or rbowers@mcgrawwentworth.com.