- NJ Monmouth Ocean Association of Health Underwriters: MOAHU
- National Association of Health Underwriters: AHU
- Member of the NJBIA
- Member of the Hillside Chamber of Commerce
- Member of NJ Affinity Focus Group
- Member of NY Affinity Focus Group
Theresa Semple is an employee benefits professional with 17 years experience who takes an aggressive approach to protecting her clients’ interests and their most valued assets – their employees. Theresa works closely with her clients, stressing the importance of employer and employee education on the companies benefit offering.Theresa’s career began in October 1995 at Oxford Health Plans where she started out as a Customer Service Associate. Within one year, she moved into the Small Group arena working with the Enrollment/Auditing Department, which helped to launch her career in sales in 1997. Theresa’s career as an independent employee benefits broker began in January of 2001 with a firm in Hightstown, NJ. Having worked previously on the carrier side, Theresa felt she could assist groups better as an independent broker. With more than 90 clients, from 2 to 300 employees, Theresa takes the time to understand each client’s business. Helping them navigate the complexities of the benefits environment, specializing in Health Care Reform so she can effectively offer them the best possible solution for their needs.
Theresa’s clients trust her and rely on her as a business resource because they know she has their best interest in mind. Her commitment to helping clients any way she can, even with issues outside her industry expertise, means she goes the extra mile to find the answers or to connect them with the best resources. Being hands-on with every client is important to her as she builds mutual trust and respect based integrity and reliability. Theresa works with the highest degree of ethics because she puts her reputation on the line, as well as her client’s. To her credit, Theresa has received several awards as an industry leader as well as awards for her community involvement and volunteer efforts including starting Families Helping Families in Sayreville, volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, and serving as Chairperson for Sayreville Day for 5 years. She is also passionate about sponsoring charities that address the need to find a cure for pancreatic cancer and breast cancer.
To unwind, Theresa enjoys reading on the beach or spending time with family and friends sharing a meal, having a laugh or two, or just kicking back and relaxing. She lives in Sayreville, New Jersey where she raised her (now adult) daughters.
Theresa is a grounded person whose humor adds flavor to her personality! If you ask her how she lives life, she will tell you, “I am a good person who enjoys helping others. I love my family and friends and value their love and friendships.”