As Vice President of Small Group and Individual Business for Kelly Benefits Advantage (KBA), Christie Opitz leads her marketing teams in supporting the growth and retention of Kelly Benefits’ broker business. In addition, she is responsible for the Kelly Benefits Quoting Portal on KTBSonline for small group medical quotes as well as ancillary quoting.
With years of experience and expertise, Christie also oversees the Individual Market by assisting brokers in getting individual members set up and enrolled in coverage. She is also in charge of all incoming and internal Brokers of Record and Block Transfers as well as Kelly Benefits’ ancillary small group business, which is responsible for getting new and renewing cases ready for implementation and the processing of ancillary census enrollment.
Christie began her career at Kelly Benefits in the Credit and Collections Department in 2000. Since then, she has gained expertise in Small Group Ancillary, Small Group Quoting and the Individual Market working as a Proposal Analyst, Manager and now Vice President for KBA.
Outside of KBA, Christie holds a Maryland Life and Health Insurance License. She is also an active board member for CareFirst’s Consumer Direct Broker Advisory Committee. Christie’s time as a board member has allowed her to gain vital knowledge into the support and guidance that brokers need to be successful in today’s market.
Christie resides in Bel Air, Maryland with her husband, Jeff, and their four children.