Employee Benefits

Sally Prather Named One of Employee Benefit Adviser’s Top Women in Benefit Advising

June 10, 2020

Prather One of Only 20 Women Selected Nationally

Sally Prather, Employee Benefits Practice Leader at Alera Group, was named as one of Employee Benefit Adviser’s (EBA) Top Women in Benefit Advising for 2020. As one of only 20 winners selected in the U.S., Prather exemplifies industry expertise, innovation, and leadership—standing out as one of the best in the field.

This award recognizes contributions made to the employee benefits field, including significantly increasing a benefit firm’s sales, market share, strategic consulting, and most importantly, helping elevate the status of all women in this profession.

Prather has served as a mentor to many women in the employee benefits space over the years. Innovation and creativity mark her career, including the roll out of an organization-wide value proposition for the Alera Group employee benefits division—within her first four months in her role. Her early accomplishments include leading the development of the first mentorship program at Marsh and sustaining immense growth in each business unit she’s been responsible for during her 25 years in the industry.

“I have worked to amplify the voices of young professionals and women throughout our industry while bringing my very best to the field, hopefully leaving my clients and my colleagues better prepared to face their pressing challenges of the day,” said Prather. “It is an honor to be nominated alongside the other accomplished, remarkable professionals on this list.”

As the Employee Benefits Practice Leader for Alera Group, Prather focuses on the continued development of Alera Group’s employee benefit’s practice including perform expansion and resource coordination. Prather works with firms across the country to strengthen the Alera Group value proposition through unparalleled benefits resources and strategy.


About Alera Group

With over 80 locations across the country and nearly 2,000 teammates, Alera Group works together to deliver solutions in employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management. Built on a unique model of collaboration, Alera Group is now the 17th largest independent insurance agency in the United States. For more information, visit aleragroup.com.