Our Mission

Be there for everyone.

Whether you’re a public school district or a private sector client, we use evidence-based solutions and personalized services to deliver better benefits for your people and your bottom line.

Public Sector

Delivering better benefits and providing exceptional service — all to help you become an employer of choice.

Private Sector

Fixing healthcare, delivering better benefits, and saving your bottom line to position you as an employer of choice. 

Results that speak for themselves.

We deliver 8% to 29% in annual savings through our engineered health benefits programs designed to leverage best practices and incentivize your employees to receive the highest quality care.

Higher quality care

8-29% in annual savings

Better employee satisfaction

Reduction in HR benefit workload

Higher employee retention

Industries We Serve

Across multiple industries and sectors — Totem positions employers with benefits packages that help them win at recruiting and retention.

Why Employers of Choice Choose Totem

This is the best customer service I have experienced

The team at Totem leans into every question and need we have, always reaching in to share the load. This is the best customer service I have experienced from a business partner/vendor in my career.

—Vice President of Talent Management
Marco’s Pizza

They look out for our best interest

Our Totem team is great and provides top notch service. They look out for our best interest and work hard to advocate for our employees in various markets. They are very proactive to ensure we are well informed of market trends.

—Assistant Superintendent for HR and District Operations
Public School District

Not simply canned insurance

The plan designs Totem recommends are designed to fit our employees’ needs instead of simply canned insurance programs. They are very organized and make it easy for our employees to find information.

—Alex Marcus, President
Dahmes Stainless

Easy to work with

I genuinely don’t know of anything Totem can do better. Totem provides great customer service and they are knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to work with.

—Director of Human Resources,
Elgin Mayfield Houston County Schools

Our Solutions

Evidence-based and employee-focused.

  • Benefits Consulting + Administration
  • Employee Communications
  • Benefits + HR Compliance
  • Concierge Employee Support
  • Open Enrollment
  • HR Outsourcing

We have always been a “people before profit” organization. We work relentlessly to foster a culture that rewards hard work, teamwork, and accountability. At Totem, work-life balance is intentional as part of our core values.