Minneapolis-based insurance technology company announces Vice President of Product Management and Director of Operations Roles
Minneapolis, Minn. (March 23, 2021) – Nexben, an end-to-end cloud-based platform connecting all aspects of the benefits industry, is proud to announce that Kelly Harman-Severson has joined the team as Director of Operations and that Dave Koelln has been promoted to Vice President of Product Management. Both of these roles are newly created to support Nexben’s growing business.
As Director of Operations, Harman-Severson is responsible for ensuring Nexben delivers positive outcomes for clients through strategy and execution of post-sales processes and operational delivery.
Koelln’s new position was created to lead the strategy and direction for all Nexben products, driving innovation and market leadership on a national scale.
“Nexben has seen tremendous growth over the past year, even amidst the pandemic,” shared Nexben CEO, John Kelly. “We’re thrilled to be expanding our roster of top talent and continuing to deliver for our clients with the addition of Kelly and Dave’s new role.”
Developed to revolutionize the fragmented, complex benefits industry, Nexben is an ecosystem for benefits unlike any other – a single marketplace where carriers, insurance brokers and their customers all interact together. Nexben has been growing its business and adding veteran healthcare-industry professionals, technology experts, marketing executives and more to continue to build and deliver a transformative technology platform.
Harman-Severson joins Nexben after previously holding leadership positions at Thrivent Independent, Voya Financial, Securian Financial and Allianz. She brings more than 20 years of experience in operations, strategic planning and account management, contracts, and vendor relations.
“I’m incredibly excited to join the team at Nexben and work alongside the team revolutionizing the benefits industry,” stated Harman-Severson. “I look forward to building meaningful relationships and creating even more positive outcomes for Nexben’s clients.”
As Vice President of Product Management, Koelln will bring his experience in leading transformational change efforts in the healthcare industry. He specializes in leveraging technology to yield better outcomes while enhancing the experience. Prior to joining Nexben, Koelln has worked with organizations such as Boston Scientific and Medtronic, among others.
“My entire career has been centered around improving the way health care works and I am eager to help Nexben transform the way brokers and companies manage benefits through technology,” commented Koelln.
For more information and to learn about open positions at Nexben, visit: nexben.com
Julie Halgren, Nexben Marketing Director
Nexben is a technology company, leading a radical marketplace transformation by creating the most advanced end-to-end benefits platform that connects the entire industry – from national carriers to independent agents to large and small businesses – all the way down to individuals and their families. It provides marketplace transparency and simplifies the complex world of benefits.