bswift Announces New Executive to Lead Sales: Josh Trent : bswift Press Release

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bswift Announces New Executive to Lead Sales: Josh Trent

CHICAGO, IL — Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

bswift, a leader in software and services for benefits administration, announced today that Josh Trent has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Sales. As a key member of bswift’s executive team, Trent will be responsible for business development and strategy to help drive bswift’s continued rapid growth.

"bswift’s continued success will depend on our ability to remain nimble and innovative with our software and services so we can help more employers simplify the administration of health care and benefits, reduce costs and empower their employees. Josh’s broad experience and industry expertise, particularly in the consultative design of benefits technology and service solutions, will support bswift’s mission to help employers advance the efficiency of their operations, implement new benefit initiatives, engage employees, and reduce health costs. Given Josh’s extensive experience in consulting, strategy, and sales for mid-sized and large organizations, we are excited to welcome Josh to the bswift team,” said bswift CEO Rich Gallun.

Most recently, Trent served as Senior Vice President within Aon Hewitt’s Human Resources Outsourcing Practice, focusing on new client solutions. Prior to Aon Hewitt, Trent was the Office Practice Leader for Watson Wyatt’s Technology and Administration Solutions practice. In all, Trent brings 15+ years of experience providing clients with HR and benefits technology solutions encompassing all aspects of health and welfare, pension, compensation, call center support, and communications.

In 2011, bswift achieved significant growth, including a 30 percent increase in revenue over the prior year and a 50 percent compounded annual growth rate since 2006. The company predicts continued high growth for 2012 and beyond with its core business in benefits administration and in the development of technology solutions for health insurance exchanges (HIX).

About bswift
bswift is changing the world of benefits administration by combining deep expertise and a passion for technological innovation with a unique consumer-driven approach. Partnering with enterprises nationwide and serving millions of employees, bswift offers cloud-based technology and services for online enrollment, interactive decision support, ACA compliance reporting and employee engagement. bswift also provides access to consumerism, product and consulting solutions needed to build a benefits program specialized for both employers and employees alike. For more information about bswift, an Aetna company, visit


Laura Field