About Us

Get to Know Our Team & Learn Why We Love What We Do

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Why We Do What We Do

At Smarter Benefits Solutions, we understand that many employees may be hesitant to take advantage of the benefits provided by their employers due to the financial outlay. That’s why we are committed to improving transparency and helping everyone involved better comprehend how insurance works.

Our goal is for employees to clearly grasp what kind of value they can get from their benefits and for employers to have a more holistic understanding of calculating rates, so they can make smart decisions on what type of coverage is right for the individuals that make up their organization.

Meet Our Team

Meet some of our team members and learn more about how they are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients:

Julie Pena

Julie Peña Agency Owner & President

Amy Carnes

Amy Carnes Account Executive

Kristi Welch

Kristi Welch Account Executive

What Sets Us Apart

Each of our team members has between one and three decades of experience in the employee benefits field.  Having a team of seasoned veterans from within our industry, allows us to utilize our knowledge and experience to provide creative solutions for almost any problem or challenge. 

This is a fast-changing industry and although we are experienced, we learn something new each day; we must be students of our craft to serve our clients in the best way possible.  Let us share our knowledge with you.

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