Our LeadershipTeam

A new company with a history of leadership

Employees First’s team provides the strategic acumen, industry expertise and well-recognized market leadership that large employers can depend on to optimize their benefits programs.

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Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Amy Hollis

formerly National Voluntary Benefits Practice Leader at:

  • Willis Towers Watson

  • Buck/Conduent, formerly Xerox/ACS

  • Marsh and McClennan (Marsh/Mercer)


Chief Financial Officer

Tony Swensrud

formerly Honeywell Analytics CFO Financial Planning & Analysis

formerly Ernst & Young Audit Manager


Chief Technology Officer

Eric C. P. Hollis

formerly Dell/EMC Corporation Engineer & Data Center Architect

formerly Hewitt/RewardsPlus Vice President IT & Operations


Director, Program Management

Megan Leal

formerly Catapult Health Client Success Executive

formerly Virgin Pulse/Vivere Account Manager


Chief Sales Officer

Sue Boland-Harter

formerly Businessolver SVP Enterprise Sales & Partnerships

formerly Hello Heart SVP Sales

formerly Revolution Health & Xerox VP Sales


Chief Experience Officer

Johnna De Los Santos

formerly Catapult Health VP Client Success

formerly Johnson and Johnson Program Management


VP Strategic Development

Lori Black

formerly National Voluntary Benefits Practice Leader at:

  • Buck

  • Trion/MMA

  • Symetra

formerly Cigna, VP Producer Relations Strategy and Operations

formerly Trion Director Benefits Administration

Our Resource Bench


Mimi Leonard

Employees First Advisory Board

Formerly CEO Blues Owned Consortium Health Plans, Inc.;  Mercer Worldwide Partner

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Steve Cyboran

Consulting Actuary

CEO Humaculture, Inc. & Cyboran Consulting; Formerly Willis Towers Watson, Segal, Mercer


Anne Marie Towle

Global Captive Solutions Leader at Hylant

Formerly EVP Captive Consulting, JLT Group

Formerly Sr Captive Consultant, WTW

Jan Coons, RN, CCM

Clinical Advisory Role

Former jumbo-employer senior benefits manager