Benefits Archives | VAST
May 16, 2023

Sarah Mattonen

I was born and raised in Gladstone and am proud to be from the beautiful Upper Peninsula. I am an Account Manager on the Benefits Team here at VAST. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, and I love spending time outdoors. I have three amazing sons who I’ve spent many years supporting in their sports, activities, and hobbies.

May 15, 2023

Megan Arbic

I am a recent NMU grad with a degree in Financial Management. During my years at Northern, I fell in love with Marquette and all of the great opportunities this area has to offer. Outside of work I enjoy mountain-biking, trail running and exploring the outdoors. Here at VAST, I started as an intern & am now happy to work within our Benefits Team as an Account Administrator.

December 15, 2022

Karen Bruce

I was born and raised in the U.P. and after several years away am thrilled to be back and call Marquette home. Outside of the office I love spending time with my husband and two amazing kids and supporting them in their activities. I also enjoy running, reading, and cooking. Here at VAST I am an Account Manager on the benefits team.

December 7, 2022

Faith Austin

I was raised in the UP and graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance. Here at VAST I work with the Benefits team as an Account Administrator. Outside of work you will find me knitting, exploring the outdoors, or enjoying local breweries.

August 15, 2022

Jeremy Peacock

Escanaba is where I call home. Outside of the office you will find me spending time with my wife and kids out at camp, traveling or coaching baseball and basketball. At VAST I am an Advisor on our Employee Benefits team focusing on Voluntary Benefits.

April 18, 2022

Amy Higbie

I am a Marquette native who loves the outdoors. Outside of the office you will find me with my husband and children at the ice rink or soccer and baseball fields. In my free time I enjoy, hiking, skiing, and being on the lake with friends and family. At VAST, I am an Account Manager on the Individual Medical Team.

November 2, 2021

Haily Morris

I am an Upper Peninsula native and am happy to still call this place home. At VAST I am a Benefits Account Manager and in this role I provide support to our clients and my co-workers on the benefits team. Outside of work I enjoy reading, baking, spending time with my husband, friends & family, and playing with my two cattle dogs. I also enjoy volunteering for our local animal shelter and crafting with my local 4-H club!

August 17, 2021

Molly Starr

Here at VAST, I am a Risk Manager on the individual medical team. When I am not in the office, I enjoy hiking, running, biking, skiing, and anything else that will land me in the middle of the woods-regardless of season. I also enjoy spending time with the small zoo I have created at home, and supporting my favorite football squad-Liverpool.

November 19, 2019

Jared Myers

Grew up in the lower peninsula, moved to Marquette in 2012 after spending 8 years active duty in the Navy. I love spending time with my wife and 2 dachshunds in the great outdoors. I have nearly 2 decades worth of experience in navigating the health care industry and as your claims advocate, I’m committed and determined to help you solve your claim issues and provide insight on how you can maximize your benefits.

January 29, 2019

Shelby Anderson

I’m a Yooper and NMU alum (Go Cats!). In my spare time I love to craft, golf, travel and most importantly, spend time with family and friends. At VAST, I am an account manager on our benefits team.

The enrollment period for 2023 individual and family health plans ended on January 15. Please contact us to determine if you qualify for a special enrollment period.

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