Don is a Senior Benefits Consultant with over 36 years of insurance industry experience. Prior to joining GBS in 2018, he founded and managed a local independent Benefit consulting firm in 1985 with a major presence in the Arizona Market. Don has specific expertise in the self-funded space and has brought several TPA and Carrier solutions to the market over the years. His reputation and expertise in the industry was an attractive fit for the GBS launch in the Arizona market. Clients appreciate how he spends time educating them on the changing healthcare landscape, including the Affordable Care Act. In addition, Don continues to play an active role in protecting the interests of business owners through his involvement with the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and the Self Insurance Institute of America (SIIA). He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) as well as a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS).