Vice President, Enrollment, Colonial Life and Unum US
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.