SterlingRisk Insurance Teams Up With Maxwell Health To Offer Transformative Benefits Technology To Their Clients

WOODBURY, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SterlingRisk Insurance, a top-26 privately owned insurance brokerage firm, announced a strategic partnership today with Maxwell Health to provide their top-line operating system for employee benefits to SterlingRisk clients. Maxwell's mobile-enabled platform simplifies benefits enrollment and administration, provides centralized access health and benefits services for consumers and leverages data from those services to provide better, more informed health solutions.

Maxwell Health is a revolutionary Health-as-a-Service platform, featuring a beautifully designed user interface and an intuitive, lifestyle-based system for bundling employee benefits. With Maxwell, an employer can combine traditional insurance benefits with best-in-class wellness products including industry-leading concierge service Health Advocate, telemedicine solution Doctor on Demand, child, pet, home and senior care services through, healthy meal delivery through HelloFresh, identity theft protection and resolution services from ID Watchdog, online wellness and fitness classes via Powhow and at-home health screening and analysis from BioIQ. These partners will be joined by several other best-in-class services, to be announced soon.

The platform is also a comprehensive benefits administration solution for HR administrators and supports complex benefits strategies for groups of any size. Maxwell integrates with leading payroll solutions, The Online 401(k) for retirement savings, ConnectYourCare and Discovery Benefits for HRA, HSA, FSA, commuter benefits and COBRA services and best-in-class HRIS, including BambooHR, Tribe HR and SilkRoad.

Maxwell also engages employees after benefits enrollment through an intuitive mobile app and turnkey wellness program that connects them to their benefits, simplifies navigating the healthcare system and incentivizes healthy, balanced lifestyles. By streaming in employee fitness data through market-leading Jawbone UP and Fitbit fitness devices, the Maxwell app provides contextualized, relevant feedback to employees, and its in-app social layer includes challenges and company leaderboards. The rewards program is easy to implement and allows employers to reward healthy behaviors through gift cards or nonprofit donations.

"At SterlingRisk, we partner with companies that share our entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We believe Maxwell's cutting-edge technology, coupled with their HR support functions and employee mobile app dovetails with SterlingRisk's holistic approach to employee benefit solutions" said Maryalice K. Nazaretian, Managing Director of Employee Benefits at Sterling Risk. "We are committed to our wide range of customized service capabilities and value-added services and are therefore very excited about partnering with a dynamic firm like Maxwell. Our partnership enhances SterlingRisk's value proposition as a differentiator."

Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk Insurance boasts over 200 highly skilled insurance specialists, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Utah and California. Their clients are regional, national and international operations who benefit from services including employee benefits consulting, property and casualty insurance, risk management, loss control, claims management, estate planning and business succession planning. As a leading insurance and risk management consulting firm, they deliver exceptional value to their clients, securing comprehensive coverage at aggressive cost reductions.

"Like Maxwell, SterlingRisk touts innovation as one of their top values, making them a natural fit," said Veer Gidwaney, CEO and CoFounder at Maxwell Health. "There's a reason Sterling has so many clients that have remained with the firm for decades: they understand that a best-in-class benefits package today means providing cutting-edge technology backed by the dedication and expertise of a top-notch team like SterlingRisk Insurance. We're very excited to work with this brokerage."

About SterlingRisk

Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 210 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Utah and California. Ranked in the nation's top 40 independently owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients. The company specializes in multiple areas including property and casualty insurance, aviation, employee benefits consulting, risk management, loss control, claims management, estate planning and business succession planning. For more information, visit or call 516-487-0300.

About Maxwell Health

Maxwell Health, a fast-growing industry leader in health IT, is the first Health as a Service platform. This revolutionary operating system for employee benefits engages employees, incentivizes a holistic view of health, and provides a centralized place to access health and benefits services. Maxwell's web portal and mobile app enhances the benefits experience by leveraging data from multiple sources, meaning better, more informed health solutions. Benefits brokers, TPAs, insurance carriers, PEOs and other vendors license Maxwell's technology to use with their employer clients. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Daniel Silver SterlingRisk (212) 457-4209 dsilver@sterlingrisk.comSource: SterlingRisk