North Bay Benefits Practice Leader
Sama Hershey Davis joined InterWest as an Employee Benefits Broker August 2016. Previously, she was with EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants in their North Bay office and prior to that was AVP with Woodruff Sawyer & Company in Novato, CA.
She began her career in Human Resources where she held positions managing employee benefits programs, workers’ compensation, 401(k) and employee relations at Pacific Pulmonary Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company.
Sama has over 17 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management. She has extensive experience with mid to large-size organizations in both fully-insured and self-funded arenas. Sama combines her employee benefits consulting and human resources background to provide client service leadership, including overall strategy, coverage negotiations, compliance consulting and the coordination and management of internal and external resources.
Sama is licensed for Life, Disability and Health Insurance. She is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management. She also served for more than five years on the Board of Directors of the Professional Association of Sonoma County (PASCO) for Human Resources.