Trevor Garbers

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Trevor Garbers is an insurance professional for Allstate Benefits, focusing on voluntary benefits services for employees and employers.
Trevor Garbers currently serves as the vice president of national accounts for Allstate Benefits. He has extensive knowledge of benefits coverage and how the insurance system works. Recognizing that employees have different needs and goals, he collaborates with multiple vendors and leaders to represent carrier and broker needs. Not only does his company facilitate plans with small businesses, they also work with those that are very large, employing more than 1,000 people. No matter what types of services they are looking for, Garbers is prepared to help and find a viable solution.
Garbers ensures that employees are able to sign up for the benefits that they need and are interested in. Because they are voluntary benefits, it is up to the employee to decide what type of coverage they would like. Payment is arranged very conveniently through pay roll deductions. When it comes to worksite benefits, this covers situations such as accident and critical illness.
One thing that sets Trevor Garbers apart from the competition is that he is able to see things from both the career side and the broker side. With all of the changes that are occurring in insurance coverage and the new market, some people may be unsure what it all means. He is able to explain things in a way that is easily understood and focuses on what is in the best interest of the client and the broker. Trevor is passionate about the work that he does and helping employees and employers to secure the coverage that fits their lifestyles.
When it comes to the insurance industry, Trevor Garbers brings with him years of experience. He has acquired the skills and abilities necessary to provide his clients with superior service. His diverse educational background equipped him with a strong foundation on which he has continued to build and expand upon.
Educational Background
Trevor first began his career path by earning his associate’s degree in communications from Waldorf College. From there he decided to further his education by pursuing his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Dakota State University. This has served him well as he works to negotiate plans and agreements that satisfy the needs of all parties. He understands what clients are looking for and how to navigate through their options.
After graduating with his bachelor’s degree, he went right on to start a master’s program. Having a more diverse and expansive education would support his work in the future and lead to many exciting opportunities. In 2003, he earned his MSE from Wayne State College. With a solid education to rely on, he set out to pursue a career in the insurance industry.
A Focus on Insurance
Trevor Garbers’ first position was as a national accounts representative for Ameritas. During the next three years he gained hands-on experience dealing with insurance coverage and learning the system more intricately. As he excelled in his career, he began to take on more responsibilities.
His next position was as regional sales manager of the broker division for AON. Here he was able to even further refine his skills and work with brokers. After just a year he continued to move up the ranks. He spent the next four years as vice president of sales for Colorado Banks Life, focusing on national distribution of sales for voluntary benefits. This primed him for his current position, helping him to build in-depth knowledge of voluntary benefits.
Allstate Benefits
In 2011, Garbers became vice president of national accounts for Allstate Benefits in Jacksonville, Florida. He develops customized solutions for clients and helps them to better understand their coverage and options. During his time working for the company his job has taken him to all 50 states as well as seven different countries. With such a strong passion and proven talent in the field, he became the youngest elected corporate officer at the age of 29.
The products provided by the company supplement employees’ existing coverage and allow them to choose services that fit their individual needs. Individual insurance benefits include:
- Universal or Term Life
- Accident
- Critical Illness
- Heart and Stroke
- Cancer and Specified Disease
- Hospital Indemnity
- Disability
Garbers assists clients in determining what products are available to them and how it will improve their coverage. He can set them up on a plan that allows them to pay on a schedule that fits their budget. Options include weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly. Many premiums can be paid pre-tax as well.
Group insurance products are available as well. This includes service options such as:
- Universal and Term Life
- Accident
- Critical Illness
- Dental
- Vision
- Short- and Long-Term Disability
- Hospital Indemnity
- Cancer and Specified Disease
- Major Medical Complement
Trevor Garbers makes sure that employers and employees are informed about their options and how insurance services are changing. Having worked in several aspects of the business, he recognizes what is important to brokers and clients. He has experience navigating the market and is able to clear up confusion surrounding changes and can provide clients with the valuable information and answers that they seek. Following a “fairness doctrine,” Garbers ensures that carriers, brokers, and clients are all on a level playing field and that services meet the best interests of each party.
Trevor is focused on providing high quality customer service and products to his clients. He strives to meet their individual needs and help them to set up insurance coverage that fits their lives. No two people are the same, and their insurance is not either. With vast experience designing customized benefits plans, Trevor can help employers small and large, as well as employees, to have access to valuable coverage.
Focused on advancing the insurance field, Trevor Garbers will continue to increase market presence in the large to mega employer account market places. He works closely with national brokerage firms and consulting organizations to make sure that Allstate Benefits products and services are available to clients. He will continue to build relationships with large distribution channels to increase availability and access.
In addition, he plans to increase education and training of sales staff so that they can better meet the specific needs of policyholders. With all of the changes taking place in the insurance industry, he wants to make sure that clients continue to receive the highest quality products and customer service. It is important that policyholders and brokers are well informed.
Technology is also a key component is education and service provision. Garbers stays abreast of the latest technological developments and advancements and how they can be implemented into the work that he performs. Trevor is focused to making processes more efficient and effective.
The company will continue to offer the same great products and services that employers and employees have come to expect. They are a go-to resource for voluntary benefit needs and provide comprehensive offerings that address a wide variety of needs and concerns. When people want to make sure that they are fully covered, supplemental insurance is an option that helps them to meet their needs. He is always looking for ways to improve this process and make it easier for policyholders and brokers to understand. As an industry sales leader, Trevor Garbers is committed to providing access to valuable voluntary benefits throughout the market place.

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  • Wayne State College , United States , Wayne, New England

    09/2000 - 05/2003
  • Dakota State University , United States , Madison, South Dakota

    Bachelor's in Marketing
    09/1997 - 05/2000
  • Waldorf College , United States , Forest City, Iowa

    A.A., Communications
    01/1995 - 01/1997
Career History
  • Vice President of National Accounts , United States , Denver
    11/2011 to 12/2099
  • Sales Manager, Midwest Region , United States , Chicago, Illinois
    05/2007 to 11/2007
  • National Accounts Representative , United States , Denver
    05/2004 to 05/2007
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons ,

    Clinical Nurse
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Core Competencies
  • Employee Benefits
  • Sales
  • Life Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Management
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