CU Benefits Alliance names Diane O’Dell Sr. Benefits Consultant

Fast Growing Employee Benefits Firm Strengthens Resources

PORTLAND, OR (February 4, 2015) — CU Benefits Alliance ( announced today that Diane O’Dell has joined the firm to further develop their growing employee benefits practice.  Diane comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the last fourteen years with two different employee benefits firms, Krauter & Company and Craford Benefit Consultants where she was instrumental in managing numerous mid-size and large accounts. Prior to working on the consulting side, Diane worked for Great West Life Insurance Company (now CIGNA) where she managed a claims office of sixty employees.

Diane currently holds the following industry designations:

  • CEBS – Certified Employee Benefits Specialist
  • ISCEBS Fellow – International Society of Certified Benefits Specialists
  • REBC – Registered Employee Benefits Consultant
  • RHU – Registered Health Underwriter

John Harris, CEO said “Diane’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made her a key addition to the CU Benefits Alliance family. We view her addition to the team as a sign of our commitment to being the leader in our industry. Our new innovations and the increasing demand from our customers led us to look for an addition to our team who will fit in with our ethos of innovation and exceptional service, and it is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Diane’s caliber to fulfill this role.”

About CU Benefits Alliance 
CU Benefits Alliance is a full service Health and Welfare Benefits Consulting firm, majority owned by credit unions throughout the U.S. CU Benefits offers employers a range of quality products and services, helping organization implement cost containment strategies, wellness initiatives and benefits education. CU Benefits Alliance’s understanding and experience in the Industry is unparalleled.  More information on the company’s notable achievements, services provided, key leadership and history can be found at (


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