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Jeff Smedsrud

Chief Executive Officer, Pivot Health Co-Founder, Jeff has built and grown health insurance marketing and business companies for over 25 years, and served as a health care reform advocate for much of his career. He has provided expert testimony on health care issues before national and state committees and is frequently quoted in the […]

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Scott Wood

Scott Wood, Principal and CEO of Benefit Commerce Group, is an insurance benefits expert with more than 30 years of experience inside the health insurance industry. Prior to co-founding Benefit Commerce Group in 2009, Scott was COO of Independence Holding Co. (NYSE:IHC) and CEO of Insurers Administrative Corp (IAC). Scott is an inspirational and driven […]

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Frank Fugiel

Frank is a skilled veteran health plan warrior, with experience in life and health insurance underwriting, product development, sales, claims, medical management and cost containment activities. He is the principal of a consulting firm, Underwriters Insurance Solutions LLC.

Kyle Dietz

Kyle, who serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pivot Health, is an experienced sales professional with a proven track record in exceeding goals. His career focus has been in the insurance vertical assisting large agencies in expanding their product portfolio and developing products that give consumers choice when it comes to their health care needs.

Dr. April Seifert

April has over 10 years of experience in health care data analytics and informatics. April has led the analytical teams at, and oversaw analytics and strategy for Target Corporation’s self-funded employee plan. She also served part of her career as Lead Healthcare Analyst at Medica Health Plans.

Robin Depenbrock

Robin Depenbrock has more than 20 years experience helping client partners increase profitability, productivity and market share through multiple distribution strategies. As a leader focused on health care, Robin has spent the majority of her working career as a Vice President of Marketing and Sales for HealthPlan Services.

Crystal Dorsey

Crystal has 20 years of experience in actuarial consulting. She performs financial and actuarial analyses to provide results-oriented strategies for clients, and serves as a senior level actuarial officer.

Stacy Ketcham

Stacy is a senior-level executive with 25 years of insurance industry experience in carrier, TPA and consulting environments. Concurrently, she is Senior Client Executive at Benefit Commerce Group.

Mindy Stadel

Mindy has spent the majority of her insurance career in claims management. As the Relationship Manager of Pivot Health her duties include implementation of interfaces with Pivot Health and project management, with an eye on accuracy and meeting deadlines.

Colleen McGuire

Colleen is a communications expert with nearly 20 years of experience developing website creative strategies and content, SEO-rich articles, press releases, email campaigns and engaging content for social communities.

Nancy Zalud

Nancy has over 30 years of experience leading corporate communications for insurance companies and insurance marketers. Concurrently, she is Director, Communications at Benefit Commerce Group.

Patty Strickland

Patty Strickland is a lifelong health care advocate, and has 30+ years of experience in the insurance business environment. She serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Communicating for America.