(BOSTON, MA, December 2008) Karin Landry, managing partner of Spring Consulting Group, LLC, is now designated a Group Benefits Associate (GBA) by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

The GBA designation focuses on healthcare and other group benefits and represents professional and academic achievement. Karin received this designation as a result of the successful completion of a series of examinations. She continues this series of exams towards other designations in the field of employee benefits and compensation.

Karin has over 20 years of experience in the insurance, health care, risk financing and benefits industries. She is an internationally recognized leader in captive insurance strategy, benefits and financing. Karin serves on committees for several industry organizations.