Dawn Lauret joined GCG in 1998 and became Vice President of Employee Benefits for Small Group in 2005. She brings a consultative approach to the sale of small group employee benefit packages with her background in both the sales and service aspects of the business. Her role is to partner with GCG brokers to identify employee benefit opportunities on existing clients as well as new prospects. Many of the national health carriers have tapped Dawn for advisory boards, and she has been instrumental in designing benefit plans and providing feedback on plan strengths and weaknesses for small groups. Before working at GCG, Dawn was an account manager for a small benefits agency in the employee benefit division. Dawn enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two very active daughters. Her weekends typically consist of either coaching or supporting her daughters for their softball, basketball and volleyball games. She also enjoys playing volleyball, reading and traveling. Education: B.S., Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University.