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Chad Burdo, CEBS, Employee Benefits Strategist

Email: cburdo@henriott.com

Phone: 765-838-8607

LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/chad-burdo-healthcare/

Expertise: Risk Management, Healthcare, Employee Benefits, Self-funding, Captive Insurance, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM), Healthcare Supply Chain, Specialty Drug Sourcing, High Cost Claimants, Benefit Plan Design, Third Party Administers (TPA), Health Insurance, Claims Management, Executive Benefits, Disease Management

Problems I Solve: I am responsible for helping Executives and HR Leaders provide best-in-class employee benefits to their employees while eliminating waste within their health plan.

I help clients develop long-term healthcare and employee benefit strategies that allow employers to attract and retain top talent while containing costs with minimal disruption.

The Importance of my Role: Healthcare is expensive. It’s approaching 20% of the nations GDP and medical bills are the number #1 reason of bankruptcy in the United States. Employers and employees are now paying more than they ever have for the least amount of coverage ever.

My role is to show employers a new way where they can reverse this trend. Contrary to belief, you actually need to improve benefits in order to reduce costs. It’s not as complicated as it sounds but it does take some work.

My goal is to make the complicated mess of healthcare as simple as possible so that all employers can take advantage of the best strategies in the market today regardless of their size

BIO: I am a former student athlete at Butler University, where I played a pivotal role in founding the first-ever student-run captive insurance company. With a strong background in risk management, I have provided consulting services to over 100 employers, offering tailored solutions to mitigate risks effectively. Additionally, I contributed to the establishment of the Indiana Advanced Healthcare Plan, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at revolutionizing healthcare accessibility and affordability in the state.

Throughout my career, I have shared my expertise through speaking engagements and publications, focusing on topics such as captive insurance, risk consulting, and healthcare innovation. My work has been featured in prominent publications, solidifying my reputation as a subject matter expert.

Education: I received my B.S. in Insurance and Risk Management along with a B.S. in Finance from the Lacy School of Business – Butler University where I graduated Cum Laude. I have also earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

About Me: I live in Indianapolis, Indiana with my wife, two golden doodles, two cats, and a handful of silkie chickens. In my free time, I love traveling with my wife and dogs, sampling the local Indianapolis gastronomy, and putting some time in the local garage gym.



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