Heather Lavallee

Heather Lavallee


President, Employee Benefits

Insurance Solutions

Focus: Disability Insurance, Employee/Group Benefits

Lavallee is president of Voya Employee Benefits. In this role, Lavallee is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the group and voluntary insurance business, including strategy, distribution and overall marketing efforts throughout the U.S. Prior to her current role, she was head of distribution for Employee Benefits, and also the former regional vice president and general manager for the West Region. Voya Financial offers group life insurance, disability income insurance, and stop-loss insurance to employers, and voluntary insurance products to employees.

Before joining the company in 2008, Lavallee worked at Mutual of Omaha as a regional vice president of the Group Insurance Division for their Western Region, and at Sun Life New York Insurance and Annuity Company, where she was responsible for marketing group life, short-term and long-term disability, and medical stop-loss insurance through insurance brokers and third-party administrators.

Lavallee holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colby College and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business. Lavallee was recognized as a winner of the 2012 Women in Insurance Leadership awards by Insurance Networking News.

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