BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2014) -  Borislow Insurance, a leading provider of benefits solutions, advisory services, risk management and corporate well-being strategies, announces that Mark S. Gaunya, GBA, the co-owner and Chief Innovation Officer of the company has been named Most Innovative Broker by the Institute of Healthcare Consumerism (IHC). IHC is the only informational hub and collaborative environment focused exclusively on innovative health and benefit management thought leadership and solutions. This respected award recognizes Mr. Gaunya as a "Healthcare Consumerism Superstar" for his insightful contributions and thought leadership as an employee benefits advisor. Gaunya is featured in their annual Healthcare Consumerism Superstars Awards issue which showcases innovative health and benefit management and highlights leaders in the innovative health and employee benefits space.

Gaunya is recognized as a pioneer in consumerism, health and wellness and an innovative thinker and thought leader in the employee benefits industry. His expertise and passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges is his unique ability as an employee benefits advisor. Gaunya said, "I am humbled and honored by this award/recognition and deeply appreciate our client Bob Nula for taking the time to nominate me."

"Mark lives and breathes healthcare consumerism," says Bob Nula, Human Resources Director at St. George's School in Newport, Rhode Island. "Mark is a consummate professional and an expert in his field. His passion for his profession, his clients and enthusiasm for healthcare and wellness sets him apart from all the rest." 

Mark S. Gaunya has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare and employee benefits industry and is a pioneer in the use of Consumer-Driven Health and Wellness Plans (CDHP) to lower healthcare costs and improve health and well-being. Mark is passionate about the power of consumerism, health and wellbeing to transform workplace culture. He is co-author with Jennifer Borislow of Bend the Healthcare Trend, which clarifies Consumer-Driven Health and Wellness Plans and helps employers empower employees to control healthcare costs, and in 2014 he and Borislow co-authored Inspire to Act -- a book written about inspiring others to live an attitude of gratitude. He is often quoted and published in prestigious industry and business publications including The Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe and Employee Benefit News. Mark also authors a monthly blog as a member of the Employee Benefit Adviser Editorial Board and is a featured speaker at industry events such as the National Association of Health Underwriters, Million Dollar Round Table, Top of the Table, and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

About Borislow Insurance

Borislow Insurance (BI) is a leading regional employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm providing Business Insurance Brokerage, Management Advisory and Employee Well-being solutions. Founded in 1982, the company provides a full range of business insurance products and services with expert insight into key issues such as healthcare reform, wellness, compliance and consumer-driven health strategies. The hallmark of the company throughout its history has been its deep client relationships and a unique passion for service and client success as an overriding cultural norm. BI serves a broad range of markets (50+) with strong presence in private schools, manufacturing, professional technical and scientific services, non-profit organizations, healthcare and technology.

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