SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Business Media's Benefits Selling magazine announced today that Aaron Davis, president of NextLogical Benefit Strategies in Westminster, MD, has been named the 2013 Broker of the Year at the 9th Annual Benefits Selling Expo in San Diego. Benefits Selling's Broker of the Year is one of the industry's most prestigious awards and identifies brokers and consultants who have influenced the benefits industry in a positive way.
"This is a critical time for the benefits industry as a whole, but a great time for benefits brokers and consultants to demonstrate their value in a period of unprecedented uncertainty about medical coverage and its costs," BenefitsSelling Editor Denis Storey said. "Aaron Davis' nontraditional, proactive approach to client needs and a strong focus on health insurance and wellness provide clients with valuable tools to address rising healthcare costs while ensuring that employees receive the proper level of care. We congratulate Aaron on his choice as 2013 Broker of the Year!"
With many staff members who are health care clinicians and experts in wellness, nutrition and behavior modification, NextLogical Benefit Strategies can identify those within employee populations who are driving up costs and ensure they receive the proper level of care. The firm handles a full ancillary line, including dental, vision, life, and disability insurance as well as consumer-driven health plans.
The other finalists for the 2013 Broker of the Year award were:
Dean Clune, Area Vice President of Gallagher Retirement Services in Itasca, IL
Debbie Gilbert, Owner and President of Innovative Insurance Solutions in Grapevine, TX.
William (Tinker) Kelly, President of Voluntary Employee Benefit Advisors in Nashville, TN.
Trey McLaughlin, Principal of McLaughlin Smoak & Clarke Benefits in Mount Pleasant, SC.
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