The IMA Financial Group Inc., a diversified financial services company specializing in insurance, asset and risk management, has promoted three in the company’s employee benefits division to vice presidents.
Gregg Kamas was promoted to vice president of IMA Financial Group and national practice leader of health risk management for IMA Benefits. Karen Vines and Dyan Thornton also were promoted to vice president positions.
Kamas provides experienced leadership in integrated health and benefit management solutions, having spent 20 years leading employer-based wellness, self-care and clinical management programs in managed care and physician care delivery systems.
Kamas leads IMA’s LifeIQ practice, which provides expertise and resources for integrated health management strategies. He helps employers implement programs and targeted interventions to change workplace behaviors and environments to improve employee health and productivity.
Vines is director of business development and client services for IMA’s employee benefits operations in Wichita, Kan. Her responsibilities include department management, new business development and client retention. She is a regional and national speaker on the topic of Health Care Reform, and she leads the development of IMA’s specialized products and services designed to help employers navigate the new federal legislation.
Thornton is a sales executive responsible for marketing IMA’s products and services in Wichita and the surrounding region. She focuses on employee benefit solutions as well as IMA’s health risk management capabilities. Thornton helps employers launch strategic wellness initiatives that help not only improve worker health and productivity, but also improve the bottom line by reducing health care costs.