Our TeamMeet our award-winning team of communications professionals. With an eclectic mix of backgrounds, we bring a fresh perspective to benefits communications.
We are experienced writers, designers, creative thinkers, and strategists from diverse backgrounds—including employee benefits, consumer branding, publishing, marketing, journalism, academia, the creative arts, and social media—who are dedicated to helping you educate, inspire, and empower your employees.
Our goal is to help you achieve your business goals by engaging your employees in understanding their employer-sponsored benefits. And we “get” benefits. Our specialists are artful in translating the language of benefits and insurance into clear, meaningful messages for any audience.
With many awards from reputable industry associations, we continue to receive professional accolades for our work. Of course, our greatest reward is successfully educating your employees and helping you achieve your business objectives.
They know what we need (sometimes before we do) in terms of using communications to solve business problems, and bring an abundance of good ideas and knowledge to the work they do on our behalf.
-Director of Benefits and Compensation for a retail store chain
Jill Sherer Murray, Communications Practice Leader
Jill Sherer Murray is a TEDx speaker, award-winning writer, business leader, corporate facilitator, and communications consultant with solid academic and professional credentials and 25-plus years of experience implementing communications, marketing, and business best practices across a wide range of industries and projects. In her current role as Practice Leader of Trion’s Communications Practice and Director of Marketing, Jill has built an award-winning communications practice inside a global consulting firm, and continues to grow the business and the team. As the leader, she oversees the strategic vision, as well as the day-to-day activities in developing employee benefits education and engagement strategies for clients of all sizes. Prior to her role at Trion, she has held positions as a marketer for a large consumer brand, a senior writer supporting the development of learning technologies at a global benefits consulting firm, and a staff editor and reporter for leading business, health, and consumer media. Jill also had her own consulting firm developing employee, marketing, and corporate communications, as well as professional training programs and digital content for clients like IKEA, Pepsi, Gatorade, Fleishman-Hillard, and WildRiverReview.com to name a few. Jill holds a Master of Science degree in Communications from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Temple University.
Jeff Kiely, Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Jeff currently serves as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, he oversees the Sales and Marketing Department as well as the Communications Practice, business development, branding, and marketplace presence.
Jeff brings more than 20 years of global sales and leadership experience, with expertise in insurance, enterprise technology, management consulting and data communications. He is a veteran in the B2B enterprise market and has held key leadership roles in sales, general management, marketing, M&A and operations.
Jeff joined Trion from Ernst & Young, where he was most recently the Director of Business Risk Services. Previously, he was Vice President of Sales & Marketing at S1 Corporation, where he was responsible for sales, marketing and customer delivery of S1 solutions throughout North America. Jeff has also held executive leadership roles at UUNET, CompuCom and CompuServe. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Franklin & Marshall College.
Lauren Perry, Senior Marketing Manager
Lauren is our Senior Marketing Manager, responsible for the execution of specific strategic marketing campaigns and projects. Additionally, she lends her communications skills to handle special client projects and client communications campaigns. With more than 17 years experience in marketing, public relations and communications and nearly ten years dedicated to employee benefits, Lauren focuses on helping organizations develop effective, targeted communications to achieve their business objectives. Prior to joining the team at Trion, she held roles in marketing, communications, and public relations, working in the retail, information technology, and fine arts industries. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Andrew Clancy, Senior Benefits Communications Specialist
Andrew is an experienced communications professional who specializes in multimedia content creation. He previously worked for an e-learning provider creating business education products for executives, leaders and front-line professionals. Andrew enjoys the process of building communications solutions that achieve an organization’s objectives while empowering its employees through education. Prior to his work in e-learning, he created strategic marketing campaigns for the insurance division of a financial corporation. He started his career editing safety, employment law and regulatory publications. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and English from the University of Delaware.
Stephen Trimble, Benefits Communications Specialist
Stephen is an experienced communications professional. His background includes creating educational content for The Vanguard Group, internal communications for Prudential Financial, content for pharmaceutical companies, such as Janssen and CSL Behring, as well as editorial work in several advertising agencies in the Philadelphia area. He started his career in the fulfillment center of a newsletter publishing company, and worked his way up to writing and editing his own publication. Stephen brings nearly 20 years of editorial and communications excellence to the practice, and is most excited by transforming complex, obscure, and even arcane subject matter into compelling content that readers are motivated by and can truly understand. Stephen studied Business Administration at the University of Phoenix.
Jaymi Crowding, Marketing and Sales Support Specialist
Jaymi provides support and coordination to the Marketing, Communications and Sales teams in all aspects of marketing and branding projects. In working with the team, she assists in the completion of request for proposals for clients and prospects, managing tradeshow production timelines and ongoing client communications. As part of her role, Jaymi edits and proofreads internal and external communications for accuracy and style consistency. She is also responsible for updating Trion’s RFP database to ensure all answers are up to date and comply with company standards and guidelines. Prior to joining Trion, Jaymi worked at Conner Strong as a claim assistant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication.
Mike Turko, Senior Graphic Design Specialist
Mike is a Senior Graphic Designer at Trion with over 15 years of marketing and advertising experience. He specializes in communicating ideas through both print and digital design mediums. Mike also works to develop custom, interactive digital marketing campaigns that capture our clients’ unique styles and effectively engage a variety of employee audiences. Before joining Trion, Mike worked at several news organizations and media companies where he focused on creating a wide variety of print and digital products, including newspapers and websites with a national presence. Mike holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in marketing, from Kutztown University.
Aaron Roshong, Art Director/Graphic Designer
With more than 15 years of experience, Aaron creates design concepts that use our clients’ unique style guidelines and branding to visually engage their employees. He also creates custom marketing designed to engage new business prospects, and oversees our graphic design team, providing art direction and design for tall media. Before joining Trion, Aaron worked in the publishing industry, art directing and designing periodicals geared towards the healthcare professional. Aaron holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design from Montgomery County Community College and West Chester University.
Maggie Koar, Manager, Sales Support
Maggie currently manages our operational and sales support efforts. In this role, she oversees the functions of our sales and marketing departments, including preparation of requests for proposals, go-to-market sales campaigns, strategic tradeshow planning, and producer sales. Maggie also collaborates with the Communications Team from a project management perspective. She creates and manages complex timelines for each of our clients, and assists with coordination between vendors and our account teams. Prior to coming to Trion, Maggie worked at Wells Fargo Financial in Business Development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business from Lafayette College.
Amy Boulden, Employee Benefits Communications Specialist
Amy works as a benefits communications specialist writing, designing and editing communication pieces for a growing list of clients. Her creative background in graphic design has allowed her to create a library of client communications, such as open enrollment newsletter templates, announcement flyers, and postcards. Amy’s approach is to focus on simple, clear language and relatable graphics to effectively educate employees to better understand their health benefits and to promote health and wellness.
Prior to working at Trion, Amy worked in an employee assistance program at Ceridian. In addition to her work at Trion, she provides ongoing freelance graphic design work for several small businesses. Amy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Temple University Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA.
Danielle Love, Benefits Communications Specilaist
Danielle Love is a benefits communications specialist, working on behalf of clients to write, edit and design dynamic print and virtual communications that present employee benefits in the best possible light. She also manages the Trion Communications blog, which highlights the practice’s diverse areas of expertise. She has over 10 years of communications experience, in both the non-profit and corporate sectors. Before joining Trion, Danielle worked in the editorial department of a healthcare publishing company, writing and editing content for clinicians. She has degrees in Writing Studies and English from Saint Joseph’s University.
Anna Li, Internal Communications Specialist
Anna is an internal communications specialist with over 5 years of communications experience in internal communications, employee engagement, and content development. Working with key internal stakeholders, she develops and executes the internal communications plan for Trion. She also manages the Trion intranet to help foster greater collaboration and engagement between employees. Prior to joining Trion, Anna worked as a marketing communications specialist for DuPont, handling internal and executive communications, product marketing, and change management. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Villanova University.