TROY, Mich., June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Trion Solutions announced today that it has named Donald J. Watza, CEBS as its Vice President of Benefits. The Troy-based professional employer organization and human resources services firm’s latest hire adds to a growing list of high-profile senior executives drawn to the firm in the course of its rapid growth.
Trion Solutions is a leading value-added human resource services provider, delivering customized HR, benefits, payroll, Workers’ Compensation, tax and compliance solutions. The company serves primarily small to medium-sized businesses across a range of industries nationwide.
As Vice President of Benefits, Watza will oversee the company’s Benefit Administration and Services division, as well as maintaining carrier and agent relationships. In this role, he will draw upon his forward-thinking strategic skills and vast health insurance industry experience, guiding Trion’s efforts to develop new ways to deliver affordable healthcare solutions in a complicated regulatory environment. Watza will also serve as both an internal and client-facing knowledge center for benefits products and services, working to optimize the value of benefits packages to clients and end-users.
Watza brings nearly three decades of professional experience to his work with Trion. Prior to joining the company, he led two successful benefits strategy and consulting businesses. These were preceded by service at a range of leading insurance carriers and brokers, including Acordia, First Security/CIGNA, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Watza is a recognized expert within the benefits field, having taught CEBS courses through leading area universities as well as specialized financial courses through his own private firm. He has written extensively about issues and trends within the insurance and benefits arena, both for instructional and publication purposes.
“I’m delighted to welcome Don to the Trion Team,” said David Stone, Trion Solutions’ President. “Don’s exhaustive knowledge and experience within the insurance and benefits consulting fields provide us with a tremendous new resource of expertise in the areas of our business that matter most to our clients. The benefits arena is changing, and it’s a great advantage to have a leader on board who not only understands these changes, but anticipates them.”