Vice President Insurance
Chelsea received a Bachelor’s of Science from Old Dominion University in 2003. Chelsea plays an important role at Virginia Asset Group heading up the health insurance division. Her expertise expands to corporate employee benefit programs, individual coverage, and Medicare. Chelsea conducts a thorough analysis ensuring each customer received the best coverage at the best price. She has experience navigating through the endless changes of the nation’s current medical insurance platforms which is an invaluable resource to Virginia Asset Group’s customer base and the Hampton Roads community. Chelsea also assists clients with their dental, vision, life, and disability needs.
With the endless changes occurring within the Medicare and the individual markets, education is the forefront of Chelsea’s professional model. Health insurance is a very personal decision and Chelsea spends time with each individual properly coaching them on their options, while aligning with their overall financial plan that has been decided upon with their Virginia Asset Group advisor. Chelsea plays a crucial role in the overall financial planning process and works very closely with the in-house advisor team.
In addition to consumer health insurance, Chelsea has extensive experience managing corporate employee benefit programs within a wide range of industry types. Each industry – non-profit, manufacturing, trade specific, religious-based, and/or professional – brings a different challenge but with one end goal in mind: uncovering the right employee benefit package to fit a company’s culture. Chelsea’s due diligent process includes annual marketing of employee benefit programs, rigorous negotiations, and various methods of communicating the employee benefit programs to its most important audience – the employees. Chelsea guides employer groups through their compliance needs to include DOL, IRS, and Health Care Reform changes and assists in the design and implementation of corporate wellness programs.
Outside of the office, Chelsea spends majority of her time with her husband Chris and two wonderful step children, Emma and Will. She is very active in the local tennis community, captaining many local teams who have had the opportunity to compete in regional and national tournaments. In addition, she is an active member in the Kiwanis Club of Chesapeake, where she dedicates time to support the needs of children in the community.