Prior to joining Business Benefits, Jim was in the technology industry and had responsibilities including customer service and training. Today, he is a respected insurance industry leader as an employee benefits advisor. Jim works with employers of all sizes, family and privately owned, as well as public entities. His clients have a variety of backgrounds, employee cultures, and needs. His attention to detail, analytic skills, and ability to communicate and educate has enabled him to assist his clients with customized and creative solutions to maintain the most complete coverage at the lowest possible cost. Jim has incorporated various approaches on health and wellness into long-term strategies to reduce medical cost trends. Jim currently serves as an advisor to United Healthcare, providing feedback on various approaches to consumer driven health plans and self-funding arrangements. Jim has also served on advisory councils to Humana and Anthem.
Jim has generously volunteered his time and expertise to many business and community organizations such as: insurance carrier advisory boards, Greater Cincinnati Association of Health Underwriters, The Goering Center, and numerous committees of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Jim has served on the board of directors for Erigo Employer Solutions and is a past member for the Boards of Education of St. Henry District High School and St. Paul School, at which he served for 14 years in various capacities. Jim is a graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky, class of 1999, and currently serves on the Chamber’s Board of Advisors, Business Advocacy Council, and Health Care Policy Committee.