Benefit Consultants


Chris Kenefick

Senior Benefit Consultant

Chris Kenefick graduated in 2000 from the University of Connecticut, Storrs with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Chris began his professional career working for United Healthcare where he held various positions within Financial Operations, ultimately being promoted to a Team Leader where he managed a staff of twelve employees.
Chris joined Strategic Group Benefits in November 2014, bringing 14 years of carrier experience to his current role heading up the group Renewal Department as Renewal Benefit Specialist. His customer-centric approach, genuine care for his clients combined with his industry knowledge and experience, makes him an asset to our team. Chris resides in Trumbull, CT and enjoys traveling, fine dining and New York Yankee baseball.


Ashley Vaz

Benefit Consultant

Ashley joined our team in August 2017. She recently graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Ashley’s primary responsibilities include account enrollments, terminations, Cobra administration as well as managing client inquires regarding benefits and claims. Overall, her main objective is to provide our clients with a best in class client management experience.

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