Managed Benefits in Real Life: Nicholas Beckman

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At Namely, one of the ways we help our clients build a better workplace is by transforming their benefits experience. And that wouldn’t be possible without our expert Benefits Advisors.

The Managed Benefits in Real Life series spotlights some of our Benefits Advisors. With years of industry experience and deep knowledge of compliance, Namely’s tech-savvy Benefits Advisors help clients develop benefits plans to fit their company’s needs and budget. From accessing benchmarking insights and avoiding all carrier fees to easily upgrading plans, our Managed Benefits team helps clients offer their employees world-class benefits for the best price.

This week, meet Nicholas Beckman! Nicholas followed a coworker from his first job into the benefits field and has been in it ever since. Seven months ago, Nicholas joined Namely’s Managed Benefits team.

We chatted with Nicholas about his role as a Namely Senior Benefits Advisor:

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What is your favorite part about working at Namely?

The fast paced “start-up” culture.

What is your favorite part about being a Managed Benefits  Advisor?

Working with employees and executives from dozens of different employers.

What is the most unique benefit you’ve seen a client offer?

Student Loan Reimbursement.

What’s your favorite thing to do outside of work?

Spending time with my wife and kids at the zoo or aquarium. 

What benefits trends do you see coming in 2020?

An increase in adoption of Voluntary Worksite benefit plans such as Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness, as well as an increase in the adoption of Employer Sponsored Student Loan assistance programs.

Why is it important for companies to offer top-notch benefits to their employees?

Employees generally prefer better benefits at an affordable price point over larger pay increases.

Did you miss our first three Benefits Advisor spotlights? No worries! Find out how Jeremy Curatola grew within Namely’s Managed Benefits team, the most unique benefit Michael Agins has seen a client offer, and how Colleen McElroy helps mid-sized businesses offer their employees the benefits they deserve. Stay tuned to meet some more of our Benefits Advisors and get an inside look into their roles at Namely.


Want to find out what wellness benefits will help you recruit Gen Z employees? Check out our blog post, Recruiting Gen Z? Offer These Benefits, to learn about 3 benefits that will help you attract the next generation.


If you're interested in learning more about managed benefits, or any of Namely's enhanced products and services, email clientsales@namely.com

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