As a Senior Consultant for Kelly Benefits Strategies (KBS), Vili Petkova works with clients to create and implement short- and long-term strategies and advises on quantifiable solutions that meet and exceed their HR and business objectives. Vili has an extensive background in self-funding—including transitioning from a fully insured to a self-funded arrangement—as well as mergers and acquisitions and acts as the primary contact between clients and insurance carriers and vendors to ensure that accurate and timely responses occur between all parties.
Vili obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wyoming and earned her master’s degree from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. She holds Certified Employees Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Group Benefits Associates (GBA) and Retirement Plan Associate (RPA) designations from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She also obtained an ISCEBS Fellow designation in 2019 and 2020. She is currently pursuing the Chartered Life Underwriter designation.
Prior to KBS, Vili spent five years as an Account Executive with USI Insurance Services, two years at Lockton Companies and eight years at Wyoming Medical Center, focusing on the health and welfare and retirement plans management and administration.
Vili currently resides in Parker, Colorado with her husband and two daughters.