Sean Ganoe Joins HBI Employee Benefits Division as Assistant Vice President

Posted December 1, 2012 Company News

Sean Ganoe

PITTSBURGH – November 28, 2012 – Sean Ganoe, a veteran in the employee benefits industry, has joined Henderson Brothers, Inc., as assistant vice president in the Benefits Consulting Practice. Based downtown, Henderson Brothers is one of Western Pennsylvania’s largest providers of insurance, risk management, financial services and employee benefits advisory services. Sean brings more than 18 years of client development experience to his new position, having provided benefits consulting and brokerage services for clients ranging from 50 to 5000 employees.

Sean consults with organizations throughout the region on benefits design, financial plan management, health plan data analysis, population health management and employee communications. He works with clients to develop opportunities to improve their benefits strategies and reduce cost through a focus on modifiable health risk factors and incentivizing appropriate behavior change.

In his new position, he works with Senior Vice President and Director of Employee Benefits Beth Essey to manage Henderson Brothers’ growing benefits practice. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Sean in the past, so I know the level of strategic thinking and client service he brings to this position,” said Essey. “His ability to analyze and offer suggestions for improvement of a client’s benefit strategy is exceptional. Given the shifting regulatory landscape, the changes companies are facing with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Sean’s experience, he’s an essential addition to our team.”

Prior to joining Henderson Brothers, Sean spent seven years with a large national consulting firm in Pittsburgh. He started his career at Aetna/US Healthcare, where he worked with Pittsburgh-based companies and large national employers.

He’s a member of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health, the Membership Committee of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, and also serves on the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Corporate Circles Board. A Pittsburgh native, Sean earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Communications from the University of Pittsburgh. He lives in Mt. Lebanon with his wife Lauren and three children.

About Henderson Brothers, Inc.

Ranked multiple times as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania, Henderson Brothers, founded in 1893 in Pittsburgh, was formed primarily to serve the insurance needs of the river industry. Since that time, the company has diversified into virtually all areas of insurance and risk management, financial services, employee benefits, and all lines of commercial, personal property and casualty insurance. Today the company employs some 120 people, offering insurance and services through nearly 100 of the nation’s largest and most respected insurance companies, to clients in Pennsylvania and nationwide. For more information, visit



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