Businessolver Addition to Focus on Strategic Growth

WEST DES MOINES, IA – Businessolver, a benefits technology partner founded by HR professionals, is preparing for strategic growth in the benefits administration industry. As part of this focus, Businessolver recently hired John McKlveen as the Vice President of Corporate Development to drive corporate growth initiatives primarily through partnerships and acquisitions.

“I am excited to join Businessolver to build on its leadership in a dynamic, growing market for SaaS-based benefits technology solutions,” says McKlveen. “Businessolver is in a great position to extend its leading market position due to its long-term focus on profitability. I am looking forward to collaborating with senior management to pursue strategic initiatives that will help us execute on our intentional growth goals.”

“We keep our finger on the heartbeat of our industry, as well as the influencing factors that drive future market trends,” said Businessolver President & CEO Jon Shanahan. “John’s experience and knowledge will help us identify the right opportunities to continue our growth trajectory.”

McKlveen has more than 15 years of corporate finance and strategy experience, most recently serving as a senior member of the Private Placements group at RBC Capital Markets. Prior to his role at RBC Capital Markets, he was a Director, Strategy and Business Development, for UnitedHealth Group.

McKlveen received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

McKlveen will be based in San Francisco, CA.


Founded by HR professionals in 1998, Businessolver delivers market-changing benefits administration technology supported by an intrinsic and unwavering responsiveness to client needs. You can trust Businessolver to take care of you and your employees with a configurable and secure SaaS platform and a culture of service, all aimed at total and measurable success and your complete delight. We’ll help you maximize the investment in your benefits program, minimize your exposure to risk, engage your employees with our easy-to-use solution and full suite of communication vehicles, and empower them to use their benefits wisely and control their costs and yours.

Businessolver is headquartered in West Des Moines, IA. Visit us at

Contact: Brian Weber