Scott Wold Joins the Hays Companies Compliance Team

Hays Companies, part of the Brown & Brown team of companies, recently announced Scott Wold has joined the Research and Compliance team as the Assistant Vice President of Regulatory and Legislative Strategy. Scott joins an experienced team who provides regulatory and legislative guidance, along with strategies to best navigate compliance complexities to Hays clients. He was formerly a shareholder at Hitesman and Wold, P.A., and has practiced law exclusively in employee benefits since 2004.

Scott has experience advising clients in many areas of employee benefits compliance, including:

  • Compliance with the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, and state insurance laws
  • Employee welfare plans, including medical and dental plans, disability plans, life insurance, voluntary employee beneficiary associations (VEBAs), medical reimbursement plans, transportation plans, and cafeteria plans

Scott received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Bethel College and his law degree, cum laude and order of the coif, from Southern Methodist University School of Law. He is a member of the Hennepin County Bar and Minnesota State Bar associations.

Active in his community, Scott has served in various capacities for a number of non-profit organizations. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Maple Grove Robotics Booster Club.

Hays Companies is one of the fastest-growing risk management, insurance, and employee benefits advisors in the country. Our philosophy of delivering the highest-quality, customer-focused service has led to significant growth for 26 years. Hays Companies was acquired by Brown & Brown, Inc. in November 2018, and operates as part of the Brown & Brown team of companies. Brown & Brown, Inc. is the fifth-largest insurance brokerage in the United States as ranked by Business Insurance magazine.


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