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Employee benefits expert advises Lockton clients in Northern California

Chris HeiterReiter specializes in businesses such as wine, construction, technology and biotech

SONOMA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2018 – Chris Reiter takes complex issues and simplifies them to help clients understand how to best meet their employee benefits business objectives. He joins Lockton’s newly opened Sonoma office to drive the best outcome for clients through strategic employee benefits consulting.

“Chris brings great energy to the office and a list of specializations which includes the wine industry,” said Phil Pierce, senior vice president of operations for Northern California offices. “He will help Lockton build out our employee benefits business in the North Coast wine country while also collaborating with clients to solve complex business challenges.”    

Reiter has worked on and helped create customized programs with leading health insurers specifically delivering tailored solutions for wine businesses. He also specializes in construction, independent grocery stores, technology, biotech and research institutions, and retail and wholesale trade. 

Reiter brings more than 20 years of experience.  Clients trust his advice on strategic planning, financial management, alternative funding, employee well-being, compliance, and industry focused purchasing collectives to drive the best outcomes.

“I work to simplify complex subjects and concepts, so clients understand their options when making critical business decisions,” Reiter said. “I look forward to collaborating with clients and finding solutions that will make their employees and business successful.” 

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business logistics from Penn State University. Reiter joins our Pacific team which includes California offices in Encino, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose and Sonoma. It also includes offices in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington.

About Lockton
Lockton is a global professional services firm with 7,000 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown rapidly by helping clients achieve their objectives. For ten consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance.”

Lockton’s Sonoma office is located at 755 Baywood Dr., Petaluma, CA 94954 and can be reached by calling 707-835-0301.

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