BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 4, 2012) - James Fricchione has been named vice president, business development, by Longfellow Benefits, a Boston-based employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm.

In this new position, Fricchione will focus on expanding Longfellow Benefits' services to new markets. He'll show employers how Longfellow can help them simplify and improve their benefits programs.

He has more than 20 years of experience in employee benefits. Most recently a vice president at UnitedHealthcare, he previously held executive positions with Coventry Healthcare and MVP Healthcare.

A graduate of Westfield State University, Fricchione holds the Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation. He and his wife and their three children live in Windham, N.H.

He can be reached at 617-351-6034 or

Serving organizations in New England and nationally, Longfellow Benefits provides employee benefits, retirement plans and executive benefits. The firm's technical depth, breadth of expertise, infrastructure, nimbleness, and service delivery help employers optimize each benefits dollar. Longfellow Benefits has been named to Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work seven years in a row.

For more information, visit or call 617-351-6000.

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Henry Stimpson
Stimpson Communications