Benefitfocus Announces Expansion - Healthcare benefits software company’s office relocates to new, larger building in Greenville

CHARLESTON, S.C. & GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Benefitfocus®, the largest healthcare benefits software provider in the U.S., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house today for its new office building in Greenville, SC. The new facility is almost three times the size of the previous Greenville office and is slated to bring roughly 200 jobs to the area. Council Member Amy Ryberg Doyle and other members of the community joined Benefitfocus staff as they celebrated the expansion and economic development for the area. The new office location is at 1016 Woods Crossing Road in Greenville, S.C.

“We are enthusiastic about our future within Greenville,” said Shawn Jenkins, president and CEO of Benefitfocus. “Relocating to this much larger building will greatly facilitate our expansion and growth as a company.”

At 27,000 square feet, the new facility houses three times the number of conference rooms, four times the bandwidth and is conveniently located near Greenville interstates and the airport. Benefitfocus’ Greenville associates perform a wide variety of functions including Professional Services, Database Administration, Database Engineering, Software Engineering, ISS and Quality Assurance.

“There is a tremendous demand for technology in the healthcare industry,” said Jenkins. “In order to continue to drive technology innovation in South Carolina and meet the demands required by transforming the healthcare benefits administration industry, we are expanding our highly-skilled workforce of engineering and technology associates.”

Benefitfocus is headquartered in Charleston, S.C. and is the fastest growing technology company in the state. Founded in 2000, Benefitfocus has satellite locations in twelve cities across the nation, with primary offices located in Charleston, Greenville and Los Angeles. Its client list includes premier national and international corporations throughout all 50 states, Puerto Rico and 26 countries.

Benefitfocus’ solutions allow consumers, employers and benefit providers to manage complex decisions in a rapidly evolving healthcare environment. By implementing Benefitfocus' Software as a Service consumer technology, health plans and employers empower the consumer to take control of their healthcare by offering a clear, concise and easy-to-understand online experience. Benefitfocus’ consumer-directed healthcare portal offers integrated data and management tools that provide one location in which to interact with banks, health plans, healthcare providers and business process vendors.

About Benefitfocus

Benefitfocus is the largest healthcare benefits software provider serving 285,176 employers, 410 insurance carriers, and 52 million consumers. Our technology solutions reduce costs, expand market share, manage risk and improve consumer satisfaction. Benefitfocus gives a competitive edge to carriers, employers and brokers as they help consumers manage complex decisions in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Benefitfocus can be reached at 843-849-7476 or at www.benefitfocus.com.

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