Colonial Life endorsed by international public sector association

International Public Management Association for Human Resources names Colonial Life its preferred voluntary benefits provider.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) — The International Public Management Association for Human Resources has chosen Colonial Life as its preferred voluntary benefits and solutions provider. Colonial Life is the only voluntary provider endorsed by the world’s leading public sector human resource organization.

“This partnership enables us to create a closer connection with human resources professionals in the government and educator markets,” said Carey Adamson, Colonial Life’s vice president, Public Sector Market Services. “We’ve worked successfully with IPMA-HR for several years, and now we’ll be able to develop stronger relationships with key decision-makers.”

Public sector expertise has been a strength of Colonial Life’s business throughout its 75-year history. Colonial Life serves 9,000 public sector accounts, including 34 state governments, 5,000 local governments and 2,700 educational systems.1

“We want to help our members meet the challenges of providing a competitive employee benefits package while remaining fiscally responsible,” said Neil Reichenberg, IPMA-HR executive director. “Colonial Life’s proven strategies and unmatched service will allow our members to help their employees prepare for life’s challenges and still maintain their budget.”

1 Colonial Life internal data, Sept. 30, 2014


IPMA-HR represents the interests of human resource professionals at all levels and promotes excellence in HR management. Since 1906, IPMA-HR has been a resource for comprehensive and timely HR industry news, jobs, policies, resources, education, and professional development opportunities. The organization includes more than 42 chapters representing more than 9,000 individuals and 1,100 agencies in local, state and federal levels of government worldwide.

About Colonial Life

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company is a market leader in providing financial protection benefits through the workplace, including disability, life, accident, dental, cancer, critical illness and hospital confinement indemnity insurance. The company’s benefit services and education, innovative enrollment technology and personal service support more than 80,000 businesses and organizations, representing more than 3 million of America’s workers and their families. For more information visit or connect with the company at, and