Benefits Team Members : We Work for You

Christy Butterfield – Senior Service Consultant

Christy has 14 years of experience working for a large national insurance carrier as a Key Account Representative as well as 2 years Billing and Coding experience and 5 years of Broker experience at Diversified. Christy is our dedicated service consultant and specializes in escalated enrollment, claims and billing issues. She has impeccable follow-up and a successful track record of problem resolution. In addition to being accessible by cell phone and email, Christy also makes periodic visits to see if there are issues that need her assistance.

    License – Resident Agent Accident, Health & Life – Utah
    License – Non-Resident Producer Accident, Health & Life – Wyoming

Brian Carter – Account Executive

Brian is Diversified’s small group specialist, representing more than 100 business owners and small-midsize companies. He is innovative and has great experience in small group plan design, benefit strategy, and renewal expertise. He is very knowledgeable in assisting small groups with compliance and administration needs. Brian is also fluent in Spanish.


  Jeana Hutchings – Partner, Benefits Practice Leader, RN

Jeana has twenty years of healthcare industry, employee benefit consulting, managed care sales, provider and carrier experience. She is an expert in plan evaluation, benefit strategy, underwriting Analysis and renewal experience. She has deep experience in Benefit plan implementation and compliance and administration assistance. Jeana is also fluent in Spanish.

    Licensed Registered Nurse

 BSN University of Utah

 Bob Howard – Senior Vice President

Bob has been working in the insurance industry, specifically focused in the Employee Benefit Health and Welfare sector, for the last 20 years. Bob has formerly worked with large employers as Vice President in the Large Group Employer Business Development department of national health insurance carrier, United Healthcare. His last 15 years have been devoted to brokering and consulting as a licensed consultant with global consulting firms.

Bob serves on the Senior Human Resource Roundtable Board in conjunction with the University of Utah. He is a national member of the Society of Human Resources Management and member of SHRM chapters in Utah Country, Salt Lake County, and Davis County. Bob is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Utah Technology Council (UTC), Ernst and Young – Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY), and a Board Member for the Greater Salt Lake Chapter of the American Red Cross. Bob is a certified EMT and has a passion for wellness initiatives and the impact they can have on rising healthcare costs.

    Licensed Insurance Agent
    B.S. University of Wyoming, Organizational Communications

Sean Oliver – Principal, Chief Financial Analyst

Sean has over 14 years of healthcare industry experience, including large group medical underwriting and employee benefits consulting. He has experience working with clients of all sizes, including large national employers. He is an expert in plan design, underwriting analysis, predictive modeling and reporting, self-funding evaluation, and benefit strategy. He has excellent technical abilities, including database design/maintenance, financial analysis, and medical experience analysis and reporting. Prior to joining Diversified Benefit Services Group, Sean’s career included positions with Mercer Human Resource Consulting in Utah, Towers Perrin in Connecticut, and SelectHealth in Utah.

    Licensed Insurance Agent
    BS – Brigham Young University

 MPA – Brigham Young University