Hewitt Associates Inc. is expanding its relationships with Catholic Health Initiatives, an organization that has 45,000 U.S. employees.

Hewitt, Lincolnshire, Ill., will add responsibility for handling human resources business processes for Catholic Health, Denver. Hewitt will take charge of recruiting, relocation services, workforce administration services, and health and welfare operations.

Hewitt began providing benefits consulting services for Catholic Health in 1989 and defined benefit management services for the organization in 2001.

In other news:

- VantisLife Insurance Company, East Hartford, Conn., has won a contract to market life insurance through KenBanc Insurance, the insurance agency arm of the Kentucky Bankers Association, Louisville, Ky.

The deal will help VantisLife reach more than 300 Kentucky banks, VantisLife says.