Danielle Ortman is a Senior Consultant for Kelly Benefits Strategies (KBS). In this role, she services select clients ranging in size from 50-200 employees.
Danielle joined KBS in 2007 as an Account Manager and was promoted to Senior Account Manager in 2012, later becoming a Senior Consultant in 2017. Danielle is responsible for managing client renewal processes, researching and recommending insurance products and services, and negotiating final rates and benefit packages. In addition, Danielle oversees plan implementation, installation, and open enrollment timelines for her clients.
Danielle keeps informed of ever-changing compliance issues and health care reform by informing her clients on how they will be affected. Danielle also trains clients and their employees on how to utilize KBS’ proprietary technology, KTBSonline. Danielle provides exceptional customer service by escalating and helping resolve any issues her clients may have to the appropriate carrier or Kelly Benefits representative.
Prior to Kelly Benefits, Danielle worked at Group Benefits Services (GBS) in a broker support role. Since the beginning of her career in 2005, Danielle has gained expertise in a variety of essential areas such as medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits, underwriting, compliance, and consumer-driven health.
Danielle graduated from Towson University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing. She currently holds a life and health insurance producer license.
Outside of KBS, Danielle volunteers at Lab Rescue LRCP, an organization that rescues, fosters and places homeless, abused and/or abandoned Labrador Retrievers in the mid-Atlantic region. Danielle supports Lab Rescue LRCP by helping with fundraising, attending their annual walk and performing post-adoption home checks. She loves being outdoors, is an avid boater, and enjoys spending time cruising and fishing along the Chesapeake Bay with friends and family.
Danielle resides in Middle River, Maryland with her husband, Jason, and Labrador Retriever, Maddy.