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Eric Rioux joins Lockton to collaborate with businesses on employee benefits solutions

Employee benefits expert brings fresh perspective to businesses in the Southeast

Eric Rioux HeadshotATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2018 – Eric Rioux works with forward thinking businesses to maximize efficiencies, mitigate cost pressures and drive employee engagement with their employee benefits programs. The employee benefits consultant joins Lockton’s Southeast series, to be a trusted business advisor to his clients. Lockton’s Southeast operation has offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Naples, Miramar, Miami, Tampa and Greenville, South Carolina.

“Eric asks questions that give clients a fresh perspective when assessing their employee benefits programs,” said Manoj Sharma, chief operating officer of Lockton’s Southeast operation. “We are excited to have him join our team to help clients overcome business challenges.”

After spending a decade working hands on with his clients as an account manager for Northwestern Benefit Corporation and later as benefits consultant for Arthur J. Gallagher, he understands the day-to-day issues companies face.

Prior to joining Lockton, Rioux was a business development executive with Northwestern Benefit Corporation where he helped clients navigate the complex health insurance marketplace, stay compliant with ever changing regulations, and boost employee communication efforts.

“I am not afraid to challenge my clients and push new ideas that may take them out of their comfort zone,” Rioux said. “My approach is to empower clients to make the right business decisions by helping them understand their options and the outcomes of those choices.”

Rioux serves as the vice president on the board of directors for the Southeast Benefits Education Network(SBEN). The association promotes shared learning and networking within the region. He also volunteers within the human resources community for Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)-Atlanta. He has a bachelor’s in business administration from Georgia Southern University and an MBA from Mercer University.

Rioux is based out of Lockton’s Atlanta office which is located at 3280 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30305 and can be reached by calling 404–460–3600.

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