Cara is a motivated and dynamic employee benefits professional offering 20 years of expertise in all facets of employee benefit management, including sales, account management, business development and project management. Her proven ability to develop strategic alliances, motivate high performing teams and execute organizational strategy is an asset to SilverStone Group. In her role as Vice President of the Group Benefits division, Cara focuses on new business sales and building relationships with clients and prospects.
She makes a difference with clients because of her unique background in account management, sales and strategy. Cara puts her clients’ interests first and builds their trust by working tirelessly on their behalf. Her ability to think outside the box brings value to her customers and demonstrates her commitment to drive innovation.
In 2012, Cara was recognized by the Midlands Business Journal with the 40 Under 40 Award. In early 2017, she was featured in a special “Women in Business” issue of B2B Magazine. Prior to joining SilverStone Group, Cara was the director of large and national account sales for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska.
In 2014, Cara joined the speaking circuit and now speaks regularly on employee benefit topics, as well as women in leadership. She has been featured in the Midlands Business Journal and benefitsPro Magazine as a face of change in the employee benefit industry.
Cara serves on several local boards, including the Omaha Association of Health Underwriters and the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. She also does committee work for the Omaha Women’s Fund. Cara is a graduate of Leadership Nebraska Class IX.
1. Discussion of the generations.
2. Review organizational culture fails and wins.
3. How does the survey data support strategy?
4. Common sense employee benefits.
5. Practical ways to create balance for your organization.