managing broker partners

Cary Hattabaugh

Derek Stephenson

Darlene Power

Cary Biography

CII
Compliance Officer

(208) 343-6107 x.15 Office
(208) 794-8905 Cell
(208) 387-0242 Fax
chattabaugh@myriadinsurance.com

Cary joined Myriad Benefits in 1996 as an associate. He became a Partner in May, 2005. He attended Bakersfield College and Orange Coast College. Upon graduation from Van der Meer Tennis University, Cary directed the tennis operations at Spring Valley Lake Country Club. He is a member of and past President of Idaho Association of Health Underwriters (IAHU).
In 1981, Cary moved to Boise to begin a career with Blue Cross of Idaho as District Sales Manager. Cary earned the designation as Certified Health Consultant (CHC). He joined Myriad Benefits 15 years later with a wealth of experience and knowledge from working within a local insurance carrier. Cary provides insightful solutions in managing employee benefits and health care costs. He understands that each employer is unique and tailors the plan to fit the client.

Derek Biography

President
(208) 343-6107 x.21 Office
(208) 608-0022 Cell
(208) 387-0242 Fax
dstephenson@myriadinsurance.com

Derek joined Myriad Benefits in 1990 as an associate. He became a Partner in May, 2005. He received his B.S. in Marketing from University of Idaho in 1991. Mr. Stephenson served as President of the Eagle Rotary Club. He is also a member of National Health Underwriters Association and Boise Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He is actively involved with Saint Marks Parish. He is also involved with the Eagle Chamber of Commerce and the Eagle Rotary Club. Derek has served on the Primary Health Broker Advisory Council. He has been designated as a Preferred Broker with Blue Cross of Idaho, Regence Blue Shield and Primary Health Plan. He also is a member of NAIA. Prior to joining Myriad, Derek began his career in the health insurance industry in Seattle, Washington working for Anthem Health. He also worked for CNA as a District Sales Manager covering four states. Returning to Idaho, he was a Group Representative at Primary Health. Derek has over 15 years in the health insurance and employee benefits arena.

Darlene Biography

COO
HR Consultant
(208) 343-6107 x.35 Office
(208) 972-6950 Cell
(208) 387-0242 Fax
dpower@myriadinsurance.com

Darlene Power joined Myriad Benefits as a Broker in 2013 when she relocated to Boise from Central PA. Darlene has been sharing her knowledge of benefits with employers and their employees since 1999. She is Health|Life|Disability Licensed in Idaho and throughout the United States. Darlene is married to Tim, together they have 4 children and 6 grandchildren. Darlene enjoys hiking in the foothills with her dogs, riding bikes on the greenbelt and most of all spending time with her family.

Brokers

Ron Hezeltine

Todd Dannenberg

Greg Wonacott

Michael Therrien

Ron Biography

Senior Consultant
Funding Specialist

(208) 343-6107 x.18 Office
(208) 794-7405 Cell
(208) 387-0242 Fax
rhezeltine@myriadinsurance.com

Ron joined Myriad Benefits in 1994 as an associate. He became a Partner in May, 2005. He received his B.A. in Accounting and Business Administration from Northwest Nazerene College in 1984. He played baseball for the NNU Crusaders. Ron also attended Treasure Valley Community College and Boise State University. Mr. Hezeltine has earned the designation as a Certified Health Consultant (CHC). He is a Select Broker with both Blue Cross of Idaho and Regence Blue Shield. Ron also has served on the Broker Advisory Board for Primary Health Plan. Ron has a strong background in the analysis of plan design and experience, renewal strategies, annual reporting, and self-funded plans.

Prior to joining Myriad, Ron worked for Blue Cross of Idaho as a District Sales Manager. He also worked as Project Coordinator for Peak Health Plan and a Registered Agent for New York Life. Ron has over 22 years of experience and expertise in the health insurance industry. He is a member of NAHU, the Meridian Chamber of Commerce, the BCA and AGC. He is an active in his church as well.

Todd Biography

Senior Consultant
Wellness Strategist

(208) 343-6107 x.33 Office
(208) 724-5575 Cell
(208) 387-0242 Fax
tdannenberg@myriadinsurance.com

Todd joined Myriad Benefits in 2007 as senior associate. After graduating from the University of New Mexico, Todd began his career in the insurance industry in 1996 as a representative of the Primary Health Plan where he developed, designed and sold health insurance products and services in the Treasure Valley area. He joined Myriad Benefits in 1999 as an associate broker to begin building his career as an employee benefit consultant. In 2003, Todd ventured off to establish his own benefits consulting firm, Employee Benefits Solutions, but then re-joined Myriad in 2007 as a senior associate. Mr. Dannenberg is fully licensed and certified with the State of Idaho Department of Insurance, maintaining a license in health, life and disability.

Greg Biography

Senior Consultant
(208) 343-6107 x.24 Office
(208) 859-2740 Cell
(208) 387-0242 Fax
gwonacott@myriadinsurance.com

Greg joined Myriad Benefits in 2004 as an associate. He became a Partner in May, 2005. After attending Boise State University, he spent the next 24 years in a successful career in the title insurance industry. His experience encompassed every facet of the business including commercial title officer, branch management and corporate marketing director. Greg is past President of the Idaho Land Title Association (ILTA) and served as the ILTA Chairman for the Liaison Committee to the State Department of Insurance. Mr. Wonacott is fully licensed and certified with the State of Idaho Department of Insurance, maintaining a license in health, life and disability. He is an active member of the National Health Underwriters Association, Boise Southwest Rotary Club, Boise Chamber of Commerce, Bronco Athletic Association and the Boise YMCA.

Michael Biography

Consultant
Analyst/ Underwriter
(208) 343-6107 x.33 Office

Michael joined Myriad Benefits as a broker in 2019. Born and raised in the Treasure Valley, he is a 2004 Graduate of Timberline High School . After high school, Michael decided to follow his passion for athletics spending 2 years playing collegiate baseball at Spokane Community College. He continued on to attend University of Idaho and Boise State University studying communications. Michael enjoys an integrated network of local business owners and professionals in his hometown.

Michael's experience in sales began shortly after college and in 2012, his sales career shifted towards the insurance industry, when an opportunity with Assurant Health, now National General, presented itself. Michael maintained his position through corporate mergers for 7 years as a Regional Sales Representative with the company.

Michael brings expertise in benefit management and contributes a fresh perspective of emerging trends in the industry. Michael commitment to timely responsiveness and his relentless motivation to serve the needs of his clients allows him to constantly create new opportunities and build lasting relationships.

Account Managers

Vicki Levis

Diana Pusipher

Stephanie Halverson

Vicki Biography

Account Management Lead
(208) 343-6107 x.14 Office
(208) 387-0242 Fax
vlevis@myriadinsurance.com

Joining Myriad Benefits in 2005, Vicki has worked in a support role for several of the brokers in our office. She has over 18 years experience in the insurance industry. Vicki has a thorough understanding of group health plans. Her prior experience with a TPA provided her with strong customer service and problem solving skills. She is licensed in Health, Life and Disability with the State of Idaho Department of Insurance. Vicki is also a member of the Treasure Valley Association of Health Underwriters.

Diana Biography

Personal Lines Director
(208) 343-6107 x.22 Office
(208) 387-0242 Fax
dpulsipher@myriadinsurance.com

Stephanie Halverson

Technology Lead
(208) 343-6107 x.20 Office
(208) 387-0242 Fax
shalverson@myriadinsurance.com

Individual Specialists

Judy Lafee

Judy Biography

Individual Specialist
(208) 343-6107 x.10 Office
(208) 387-0242 Fax
jlafee@myriadinsurance.com

Judy LaFee joined the Myriad Benefits team in 2016 with her major focus on individual clients, direct through the carrier and through Your Health Idaho. She is licensed through the State of Idaho Department of Insurance in Health, Life and Disability. Having been involved in different facets of insurance for 15 years, her preference is working one on one with individual clients. Judy has been married for 43 years, has two children and six wonderful grandsons which keep her very busy.

Dawn Biography

Marketing Consultant
(208) 343-6107 x.20 Office
(208) 387-0242 Fax
dfowler@myriadinsurance.com

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