Krista Palmer joined BenefitMall in 2002 and was named Carrier Relations Manager in April 2014. She brings to her position substantial experience in managing strategic alliance partnerships, a thorough understanding of the ancillary and alternative Carrier marketplaces and the ability to work cross-functionally with various internal departments on behalf of Carrier partners. As Carrier Relations Manager she manages key partnerships, researches new prospective partners and frequently writes articles on behalf of carriers for the company website and newsletter.
Prior to joining BenefitMall, Palmer worked as a sales coordinator for California Choice where she was responsible for working with groups, brokers and member services for all pending applications. Additionally, she processed new enrollment applications, change requests and open enrollments.
Krista received her Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in December 2014 from Texas A&M Commerce and is on track to receive her Masters in Business Administration from Texas A&M Commerce in May 2016. Krista is a certified Texas General Lines Insurance Agent and has her Small Group Specialist Certification (SGS), Consumer Driven Healthcare Certification (CDHC), and has her NAHU Self-Funded Certification. She is also an active member of Fort Worth Association of Health Underwriters (FWAHU), serving as President-Elect, Texas Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) and National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and a member of their Vanguard Council. Krista currently resides in Dallas and enjoys SCUBA diving, especially cave diving, in her spare time.