Richard Shaffer

Vice President, Enrollment, Colonial Life and Unum US

Richard Shaffer

Richard Shaffer is the Vice President of Enrollment at Unum US and Colonial Life. In his position, he leads an enterprise-wide Enrollment Center of Excellence, helping set enrollment strategy for both Colonial Life and Unum US.

Shaffer, prior to taking his current position in fall 2014, has held a variety of roles with Unum, including leading an account management team inside Benefits, serving in Chicago as a Large Employer Group and Voluntary Benefits Specialist, and leading innovation on the National Client Group Leadership team, Unum’s large employer practice.

Prior to joining Unum in 1998, Shaffer worked as a family therapist. He has an MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University and a BS in Psychology from George Mason University.