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Natalie Barakat

Vice President, Meltzer Group Benefits

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Phone: 754-218-8652
E-mail: nbarakat@meltzergroup.com

Natalie Barakat is a consultant in The Meltzer Group’s Large Group Benefits Division. With 15 years of experience within the health and benefits industry, Natalie brings with her a vast knowledge in plan design, funding, ongoing strategy, wellness, compliance, communications and project management. Natalie has worked with clients in multisite and international locations ranging in size and industry, including not-for-profit, retail, healthcare, legal, government, financial and technology.

Prior to arriving at The Meltzer Group, Natalie worked for Mercer, a global benefits firm, in the Washington, D.C. and South Florida markets, in addition to NFP (National Financial Partners), in their New York office.

Natalie is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, having earned dual degrees in Education and Health & Sport Studies. She holds a life and health license in multiple states and is currently pursuing her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CESB) designation. Natalie is a member of SHRM, IFEBP, NAHU and the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, volunteering, yoga and outdoor activities.