Glenna Chestnutt is a Partner and Senior Benefits Consultant at White Willow. Glenna is well known in the industry through a 25+ year career as a group benefits and pension professional. Prior to joining the White Willow team her experience included working in consulting and sales and service roles of large insurance carriers.
As part of the White Willow team Glenna works with clients to provide the best possible plan design to meet each client’s specific needs and objectives, while providing employees with maximum value, utilizing technology and value-added products to enhance the employer and employee experience.
As consultants we negotiate with your insurers to reduce costs, resolve issues and provide the most up to date information and products. Glenna works with clients to understand the unique needs of their business and their employees, educate clients on benefit options and provide industry insights.
Glenna is committed to giving back through her involvement with charitable organizations and her community. In 2002 Glenna received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, which was awarded to Canadians who made outstanding and exemplary contributions to their communities or to Canada as a whole. She founded Caring in Action, a service organization that allows people to give time instead of money to help others, where she led several successful events during her leadership tenure. More recently she was involved in the Dakar Rally in South America and raised funds and awareness for Toronto East General Hospital’s minimally invasive surgery program and Prostate Cancer.
Scott began his career in the insurance industry 30 years ago following graduation from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor in Mathematics, specializing in actuarial studies. His experience includes key managerial roles with Canadian insurers and Senior Consultant at a national benefits outsourcing firm in charge of managing service teams in the benefits administration division for employers with 2,000 to 12,000 employees.
He is committed to giving back to the community through his long term involvement as a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers & Sisters of York.
David is a Benefit Support Specialist who has been working with White Willow since 2013. His past experience includes his role as an Associate Consultant with a national benefit consulting firm, as well as a Program Manager overseeing the implementation and management of employee assistance programs with a Canadian insurer. David holds a degree in Business Administration from Trent University along with his CEBS designation.
In June 2015, Cathy and Chris Fuchs embarked on a new journey – retirement. Cathy founded White Willow in 1990, and joined the People Corporation family in 2009. Along with Chris and their team, Cathy built a successful practice that focused on high-touch service and leading edge, innovative consulting solutions for clients and their members. Glenna, Scott and David continue to deliver and build on this high level servicing and innovation that our clients have come to expect.
Our clients may need access to a specialized service. We are connected to a vast network of industry experts who share our commitment to high standards in client service. Our partners are:
- Innovative pharmacists and data experts who assist plan sponsors to identify key health cost drivers, determine the impact of expensive specialty drugs, devise risk management strategies and ultimately optimize their prescription drug spending;
- Health system navigation providers and chronic disease management providers;
- Developers and suppliers of leading edge flexible benefit administration systems;
- Occupational/non-occupational disability management and rehabilitation specialists;
- Consultants in dental plan design, insurer auditing, disputed claim resolution and provider profiling.
- Benefits consulting firms in the United States, United Kingdom and Hong Kong.