Steven Phenix Joins Insuraprise as Public Relations/Social Media Director

AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insuraprise, Inc., the most productive Medigap insurance agency in the United States, has hired Steven Phenix as Public Relations/Social Media Director. Mr. Phenix is an 18-year PR veteran and nine-year social media innovator who has managed the corporate reputations for hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies.

Other benchmark growth announcements this week include the hiring of Casey Hughes, Vice President, Market Development, Brian McKinney, Direct Marketing Director, plus 35 new sales hires before October of this year.

"Steven brings to our company a rare combination of street smarts and high level strategic thinking. That is a necessity for Insuraprise as we continue to meet the changing needs of America's seniors and prepare for the large growth ahead as the Baby Boomers come onto Medicare," said Insuraprise CEO Brandon Todd. "We're fortunate to have him in our corner."

Before joining Insuraprise, Mr. Phenix was a Founding Principle at ViaMetric, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based lead generation firm, where he turned a mashup of blogs, wikis, forums, Facebook pages and tweets into lead-generating, revenue-boosting business tools for large enterprises. Concurrently, at his own firm, Phenix Public Relations, LLC, he developed turnkey social media solutions for traditional PR firms nationwide. Prior to this, Mr. Phenix managed large accounts for various Silicon Valley and Austin public relations agencies, most notably at Future-Works, where he first began working in social media with new media guru Brian Solis.

About Insuraprise, Inc.

Insuraprise, a nationwide health insurance brokerage located in Austin, TX, serves Medicare recipients by providing online and agent-assisted shopping of multiple top-rated Medicare Supplement providers. The company's low price guarantee ensures that people on Medicare receive the lowest possible rates available from the provider's offered plans. Insuraprise is the only company that offers Medigap plans from the top insurance providers in all 50 states, with online pre-qualification and the ability to apply with or without the assistance of an agent. With over 50 years of industry experience, the founders and staff of Insuraprise excel at customer service and have helped hundreds of thousands of seniors through the Medicare maze via its website and its highly specialized agent force.

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