30 years of effective benefits communication
from Fortune 500 to small business
Michael Rogers, President and Principal
Mike's responsibilities at BeneCom include sales and marketing and the overall administrative function.
Mike has broad management experience with positions including, CEO, CFO, and VP of Sales and Marketing spanning various industries including medical devices, specialty chemicals and architecture, in addition to employee benefits involvement at BeneCom. In addition to his management experience, Mike has completed numerous acquisitions of companies. Mike learned the value of effective benefits communication initially as a consumer of the service done well.
He has been an active volunteer in his community of thirty years, Acton, Mass. These activities have included Chairman of the Town of Acton Finance Committee, Chairman of both Annual Giving and the Capital Program of First Parish, and Co-Chair of two successful Acton Tax Override initiatives. Mike was recently a volunteer truck driver for the Acton Community Food Pantry.
Mike holds a BA in economics from Tufts and an MBA in finance and accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Anita Rogers AIA, Vice President and Principal
Anita brings keen project management, design, writing and editing skills to bear on the company’s product. Additionally, she brings the experience of having started and managed an architecture firm for over 20 years. Beyond her entrepreneurial experience, Anita graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mary Murphy, Project Manager
Mary’s expertise as a graphic designer and lengthy project management skills has been a positive addition to the BeneCom team. Skilled at making effective decisions in fast-paced situations, Mary’s creativity and attention to detail accompanies her commitment to completing each job within deadline.
A graduate of The Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts in Illustration and Graphic Design. During her free time, she enjoys exploring the hiking trails and scenic river in her hometown with her family as well as drawing and painting with various artistic mediums including her most recent source of joy, digital painting.
Liza Penney, Project Manager
Liza recently joined the BeneCom team after 7 years in benefits consulting and administration at Willis Towers Watson. Most recently as a project manager, she consulted and led teams providing fully-outsourced administration services to clients with 50,000+ plan participants. Her experience working alongside vendors, call center, online portal and system, HR, and administration teams makes her strategic in communicating benefit changes and the value of benefit packages to employees, while anticipating employee questions and concerns.
Liza has coordinated many complex projects, including all manner of benefit communications, rebranding initiatives, and buy-outs. Her proactive and resourceful approach, ownership of her work, and strong technical abilities make her a great asset to the BeneCom team and our clients.
Liza holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Rochester and is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries.
Meghan Lenehan Ward, Director of Project Management
As an essential member of the BeneCom team, Meghan brings a vast knowledge of benefits communication and a proven track record of handling complex projects efficiently. She is not just a highly skilled Director of Project Management – with over 18 years in the industry, Meghan is an expert at effectively executing a variety of communication strategies and working with team members, clients and vendors to get each job done.
With a growing list of satisfied clients, Meghan manages both large and small accounts with ease. Her solutions-focused attitude allows her to anticipate the needs of our clients and work diligently to meet every request. Meghan enjoys the fast-paced challenges of delivering visually engaging projects on time while making every client’s life and job easier.
A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Meghan holds a BA in Communication Sciences. When she is not serving BeneCom’s clients, Meghan can be found with her husband and two children hiking, quarantine gardening and playing piano.