Steve Eagle Named to Board of Trustees for LLSDecember 14, 2016
Steve Eagle of Seacrest Partners Named to Board of Trustees for
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Georgia Chapter
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter is pleased to announce the appointment of C. Steven Eagle, Managing Director-Employee Benefits for Seacrest Partners, a privately-held insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm based in Savannah, to its Board of Trustees. Eagle joins a group of eighteen fellow Trustees to provide strategic guidance, financial oversight and fundraising assistance for the organization.
Steve Eagle has more than 30 years’ experience in the employee benefits consulting field. As one of Seacrest Partners’ senior leaders, Steve is committed to building an organization that is an asset to the community in terms of professionalism and civic support.
During his career, Steve has designed and managed health and welfare plans for Fortune 1000 companies, municipal and public entity organizations, major healthcare systems, and a range of prominent not-for-profit entities. In 2006, Mr. Eagle and six former Palmer & Cay executives established a new insurance brokerage and benefits consulting firm, Seacrest Partners, Inc. Seacrest Partners now employs more than 50 insurance professionals with industry specialists in healthcare, construction, financial institutions, education, retail, manufacturing and property management. Seacrest operates offices in Savannah, Atlanta and Hilton Head.
An avid supporter of Savannah’s civic and not-for-profit organizations, Mr. Eagle’s past and present activities include: Past Chair of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walk, Past Chair of LLS’s Leukemia Cup Regatta Executive Committee, Graduate of Leadership Savannah, Past Commodore of the Savannah Yacht Club, Ordained Elder of First Presbyterian Church, current Chair of Senior Citizens and former Chair of: United Way Board and United Way Campaign, American Red Cross, Georgia State Council of American Red Cross and the Greater Savannah Sports Council. While serving with Palmer & Cay, Mr. Eagle was presented with the Jack Cay Community Service Award in recognition of his untiring commitment to the betterment of Savannah’s local community.
Mr. Eagle earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. A dedicated student of the employee benefits and insurance field, Mr. Eagle has earned the industry’s top designation sin both the benefits and property-casualty fields. His professional designations include the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Georgia Chapter I 3715 Northside Parkway NW 400-300 I Atlanta, Georgia 30327
Consultant (ChFC), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).
The Georgia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, headquartered in Atlanta, helps those diagnosed with blood cancers throughout the state with financial and emotional support. With campaigns such as Team In Training, Light The Night, Man & Woman of the Year and Pennies for Patients, the Georgia Chapter raises more than $7 million each year to help fund its mission.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
The Georgia Chapter serves patients with a variety of programs including the Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program, the Georgia Blood Cancer Conference, and the LLS Co-Pay Assistance Program which provided $1.2 million to patients statewide in fiscal year 2016. Currently, LLS has invested $600,000 in Translational Research within the state of Georgia through multi-year grants. It is estimated that there will be approximately 4,530 new diagnoses for blood cancer in Georgia in 2016. Visit www.lls.org/ga.