EBS Director of Population Health Strategy Wins EBA’s 2017 Wellness Adviser of the Year

Newton, MA. (August 22, 2017) — EBS is thrilled to announce that Valeria Tivnan, Director of Population Health Strategy and Wellbeing, has been named by Employee Benefit Adviser (EBA) as their 2017 Wellness Adviser of the Year. Valeria Tivnan consistently upholds EBS’ longstanding mission of implementing cutting-edge wellness programs for our clients.

Val has over 20 years of experience in the health industry with an irrefutable passion for wellness, disease prevention and population health management. She has managed, designed and developed countless wellness programs and initiatives that have improved population health and resulted in a positive ROI for thousands of employers throughout her career.

EBA is an organization that arms a robust group of more than 146,000 employee benefit advisers, brokers, agents and consultants with resources, tools, market data, content and educational forums to help them better serve their clients and stay competitive. Each year, companies can recognize an employee who demonstrates excellence and forward-thinking innovation in their field by nominating them for Adviser of the Year. 

“At a time of health reform-fueled uncertainty, leaders don’t stand back and wait to react. Instead, they are forging a path forward with their innovative ideas and unique approach to the market,” says editor-of-chief of EBA, Elizabeth Galentine.

Valeria Tivnan will be honored in September at the 2017 Workplace Benefits Summit in Boca Raton, Florida where she’ll be a panelist for the winners session and will also be featured in EBA’s most prominent magazine issue.

Valeria Tivnan speaking on “The Future of Corporate Wellness” at the 2017 Annual Wellness Workdays Summit in Boston, MA

Val has a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (Exercise Physiology), a master’s degree in Education from Boston University and a master’s degree in Public Health from UCLA, making her a long-time learner and expert in her field. She was the official speaker for the American Diabetes Association in Rhode Island from 2007-2011 and has presented at several conferences including Wellness Workdays, the American Journal of Health Promotion and the World Research Group.She has provided certification courses for personal trainers through the American College of Sports Medicine and is an active member of HERO (Health Enhancement Research Organization) where she has been an integral member of many committees including Health, Productivity and Performance, and Culture of Health and Engagement Committees.

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EBS is a full-service employee benefits brokerage firm that offers Health & Welfare Plan Administration, International Benefits, Financial Services and Executive Benefits to employer groups to clients throughout New England. We are a founding member of United Benefit Advisors, an association of over 145 of the nation’s premier independent benefit advisory firms that share wisdom, seasoned experience, innovative technologies and strategic partnerships. Based in Newton, MA, we have grown to 20 employees devoted to client service and support including dedicated subject matter experts in the areas of compliance, legal, health and wellness and technology.