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Ilene Savitt 6256 Beck Avenue #3 North Hollywood, CA 91606 Residence: (818)-505-0683 EXPERIENCE


Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. December 2001 to May 2010 Senior Benefit Administrator Managed health and welfare benefit administration for 200 onsite employees, cons ulted and supervised benefit administration for 150 offsite employees. Responsi ble for all annual enrollment administration including: negotiation of benefit p lan changes and premiums, development of employee deductions, employee communica tions, all applicable benefit system updates and reporting to carriers. Developed new hire orientation and conducted orientation for all levels of new h ire. Coordinated all payroll deductions and benefit payment to carriers and as liaison with payroll department insured proper benefit employee deductions. Worked with broker to negotiate premium rates and requests for potential new ben efit proposals. Administered all FMLA, PDL, Workers Compensation leaves, counseled employees and tracked allowable amounts of leave time. Responsible for all terminations rela ted to the exhaustion of allowable leave time. Preformed benefit compliance reporting including annual 5500 and OSHA reports. Served as benefits "expert" to senior management providing up to date benefit in formation, counsel and advice for best practice benefits administration by track ing and analyzing appropriate benefit related legislation. Responsible for terminated benefits and all COBRA administration. Administered Workers Compensation including: initial accident reporting, medical management of ongoing cases and liaison with appropriate consultants for escala ted/serious cases and annual OSHA reporting. Responsible for miscellaneous functions including: handling court orders, develo ping and administering company-wide suggestion/improvement program and preparing internal "time-off" management reports. Employee Benefit Specialist January 2000 to April 2001 Account Manager/Administrator Dedicated responsibility for all activities related to the outsourced benefits c all center for the Fair, Isaac & Co., Inc. 1700 employee flexible benefits progr am. Provided outsourced COBRA administration for Fair, Isaac & Co., Inc. Created operational/administrative procedures for call center, and provided all training for call center staff. Responsible for payment and billing reconciliation to benefit carriers. Administered Health Care and Dependent Care 125 FSA payment to participating Fai r Isaac employees. Developed call center related communication including: new hire kits, open enrol lment material, conversion/COBRA kits. Served as liaison Fair, Isaac & Co., Inc. Human Resources/Benefits department fo r technical/operational guidance on flexible benefit administration and plan des ign working with the company broker, carrier representatives and systems support staff. Independent Consultant January 1999 to January 2000 Employee Benefit Consultant/Administrator Provided employee benefits expertise for short-term assignments related to benef it system implementation and general benefits administration.

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., February 1997 to June 1998 Northern California Benefits Consultant Responsible for technical/operation guidance and interpretation for the benefits unit of the company's Human Resource Service Center. Developed benefit plan rates based on carrier premiums Assisted in supporting payroll/personnel system for benefits processing through testing and system table updates. Developed various communication materials: new hire benefit booklets, COBRA open enrollment kits and domestic-partner enrollment kits. Implemented retiree cost sharing for union employees. Transamerica Life Companies, July 1981 to September 1996 Los Angeles Senior Benefits Consultant 1993 to1996 Planned, coordinated and implemented conversion of all retiree data from a varie ty of systems to People Soft. Participated in major re-engineering of benefit processes/procedure resulting in a corporate-wide consolidated benefits administration unit for 12,000 employees . Assisted in development and implementation of relocation benefits for employees to Charlotte and Kansas City. Responsible for all retirement benefit activities including: administration of E xecutive Supplement benefit plans, retiree annual enrollment, monitoring retiree PC system, retirement counseling for executives and highly compensated employee s, and retiree customer service and problem resolution. Assisted with implementation of People Soft system including: development of req uirement specifications, data mapping and system testing. Human Resources Representative 1992 to 1993 Recruited, hired, terminated and provided employee relations counseling to manag ers and employees in Pension. Financial, Law and Corporate Administration lines of business. Provided employee benefits expertise to generalist team, while carrying out bene fit administrative duties, including working with actuarial consultants on prici ng of self-insured medical plan. Benefits Consultant 1991 to 1992 Developed and conducted Pre-retirement Planning classes for employees 50 years o f age and older. Assisted in the development of new hire benefits orientation, and conducted the orientation classes. Researched and developed a proposal and implemented the provision of Medicare Ri sk HMOs to 800 company retirees. Assisted in the design of a PC based benefits system for retirees and was . responsible for the maintenance of the system. Planned all phases of the first retiree annual enrollment including luncheon mee ting for over 300 retirees. Counseled employees on all retirement benefits, and conducted retirement benefit exit interviews. Senior Benefits Specialist 1988 to 1991 Responsible for all annual enrollment system testing Assisted with drafting of benefit handbook and other employee communication mate rial. Involved in creating compensation interface to the company's Pension Plan Admini stration with activities including: developing data transfer specifications, int erface testing and liaison to the Plan administrator for problem resolution and

data audits. Coordinated annual enrollment meetings Conducted Stock Savings Plan classes Benefits Specialist 1981 to 1988 Participated in the implementation of new HRMS system. Member of implementation team introducing flexible benefits to 3800 employees wh ose activities included: plan design and pricing, communication development, sys tems testing, designing and conducting training classes for employees and audito rium presentations. Trained and supervised staff on use flexible benefit system. Acted as liaison to 6 HMOs offered by the company with duties including: negotia tion of benefits and rates, development of administrative procedures, payment au dits and problem resolution to all levels of employees. Planned, coordinated and implemented annual enrollment, including the developmen t of communication materials and responsibility for all systems input and change s. Processed all incoming new hire benefit paperwork and made applicable adjustment s to paychecks for benefit premiums. Provided customer service via phone and in person to 3500 field employees. EDUCATION Certified Employee Benefits Specialist Program Completed 7 courses Adult Education Credential California State University Northridge M.S. Gerontology University of Southern California B.A. Sociology California State University Northridge