Insurance industry responds to a new marketplace in the age of marriage equality

AFLAC Benefits Consultant Agent Louis Varela When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges in June, it guaranteed same-sex couples the constitutional right to marry. The decision has had a number of implications for insurance companies. For example, health and life benefits that previously existed only in states
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Aflac’s Wassel Lewis pursues diversity throughout company’s supply chain

By Melissa Lowery Wassel Lewis, AFLAC Wassel Lewis, director of strategic sourcing at Aflac Inc., is on a mission to welcome more LGBT-, women- and minority-owned businesses to the insurance company’s supply chain. He is responsible for category management and sourcing activities, with an emphasis on information technology, operations and group insurance. He
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