MyHealthGuide Source: ELMC Group, LLC, (“ELMC”), 1/3/2017
New York, NY — ELMC Group, LLC, (“ELMC”), a manager of premier, full-service managing general underwriters (“MGUs”) specializing in underwriting medical stop-loss insurance, announces the hiring of John Gedney into the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer. Gedney is an employee benefits entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience helping companies optimize their benefits plans and is considered an industry expert in the emerging Private Exchange market.
In his new role, Gedney will drive business development and new market opportunities that will further ELMC’s accelerated rate of growth and profitability. Prior to joining ELMC, Gedney held the position of Vice President of National Partnerships at Liazon, a Willis Towers Watson company, where he was responsible for creating, developing and overseeing the national broker partner channel.
“John is known throughout the industry as a pioneer who has been on the leading edge of significant industry shifts including managed care and technology,” said Richard Fleder, co-founder and CEO of ELMC. “His expertise and experience uniquely positions him to lead our business development efforts, and he will be a great addition to our senior leadership team,” said Fleder.
Gedney’s previous industry experience includes executive positions with Oxford Health Plans and EBP Healthplans, at the time the nation’s leading mid-market, Third Party Administrator and MGU. Prior to joining EBP, John owned an employee benefits advisory firm, Securis, and was a founder of OnlineBenefits, the creator Benergy, the industry leading benefits communications portal.
Gedney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Adelphi University. He is a former finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award and has mentored entrepreneurs in formulating and growing their businesses.