Sherree Craig is a lifelong Mainer and knows employee benefits inside and out. After graduating from the University of Maine at Orono with a BA in journalism and broadcasting, she began working for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine and obtained her life and health license, specializing in group medical insurance plans working with hundreds of businesses across the state.
In 1998, Sherree joined Allen Insurance as an Employee Benefit Specialist. She is now Senior Account Executive, working with clients on their medical, life, dental and disability plans.
Sherree works with employers to ensure compliance, develop creative benefit plans, and implement alternative funding. Focusing on the cost management payoffs of disease management and wellness planning, enabling employees to be engaged with their benefit plans, she helps to move client plan results in a favorable direction.
In 2004, Sherree obtained her Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of Business. She continues studies with this program, achieving fellowship status for several bienniums since 2006.
In 2018, Sherree earned an advanced certification in self-funding from the national Association of Health Underwriters. The NAHU Advanced Self-Funding Certification ensures knowledge of regulatory concerns, service model options, cost-containment strategies and underwriting concepts necessary for providing advice and direction on employer self-funded health plans.
Sherree is active in the Midcoast SHRM chapter as well as the Rockland Rotary Club. She and her husband live in South Thomaston.