As a Lead Consultant and Senior Account Manager for Kelly Benefits Strategies (KBS), Ryan Schultz works with employer populations of 50 to 15,000 lives to implement strategic initiatives that increase employee engagement while reducing health care costs.
Ryan has served as a key contributor to the KBS Account Management team since joining the team in 2007. His areas of specialization include sourcing and implementing cutting-edge benefit solutions, building and managing benefit budgets, leading complex negotiations and compliance risk management. He also has extensive experience in managing the transition from fully insured to partially self-insured funding arrangements for clients, mergers and acquisitions management/implementation, and plan design harmonization for complex benefit programs.
Prior to KBS, Ryan worked for Bank of America in Wilmington, Delaware as well as The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia and Buffalo, New York, where he gained valuable experience in sales and retention.
Ryan firmly believes in giving back to the community. He serves as the Head swim team coach for the Western Branch YMCA of Delaware in Newark, where he manages 16 assistants who coach 150 swimmers of all abilities, ages 5 to 18.
Ryan received a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Policy Analysis from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He currently resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife and two sons.