AVMA LIFE Trust Announces New Member Advocate for Health Insurance System

Schaumburg, Ill. (11/21/17) – AVMA LIFE Trust is pleased to announce its recent hire of Belkys Llanes, who joined the AVMA LIFE team as a member advocate in August 2017. This newly-formed role is responsible for helping members navigate the health insurance system. Belkys will help members compare health coverage options, resolve medical claims, understand complex bills, and coordinate with Medicare.

Belkys comes to AVMA LIFE with a wealth of experience in the insurance industry, having spent the last 14 years as a sales and agent support representative at HealthPlan Services, specifically for the AVMA LIFE account. "I'm excited to start this new challenge with AVMA LIFE, and look forward to working with insurance carriers and AVMA LIFE agents to ensure members' needs are met," said Belkys. "I am fortunate to be joining a team that is committed to providing individuals with much-needed resources and support for navigating the complex healthcare system."

"We understand how confusing insurance can be, and we want our members to feel confident when choosing and managing their coverage," said Libby Wallace, CEO of AVMA LIFE. “With her extensive industry knowledge and familiarity with the AVMA LIFE program, we're confident Belkys can provide members with the support they deserve."

Members can reach Belkys by calling an AVMA LIFE customer service representative at 800.621.6360 or emailing

Since 1956 AVMA LIFE Trust has been committed to providing insurance coverage that is right for veterinarians at every stage of their lives and careers; from veterinary school and on into retirement. They serve the veterinary profession by providing life, disability, and related insurance services to more than 28,000 veterinarians and their families nationwide. You can learn more about the insurance products offered by AVMA LIFE at


Media Contact:
Libby Wallace, CEO
1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 106
Schaumburg, IL 60173