ROLE: As a senior benefits consultant, Rusty is responsible for providing strategic support to our mid-market and large group clients. His duties include multi-year health and corporate wellness program planning, analysis, and vendor management. Rusty also assists with the development and implementation of his clients’ open enrollment communications plans.
EXPERIENCE: Rusty joined Paradigm Group in 2007 and has more than 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. He’s served as underwriting manager for the Indiana and Illinois markets at Cigna Healthcare, where he managed those markets while also providing case-level financial analysis for major accounts. Before working as a benefits consultant, Rusty was Paradigm Group’s Director of Informatics. In this role he ensured his team captured claims experience data from all of our carriers in order to produce informed forecasts for our clients.
Rusty received his Bachelor of Science in finance from Middle Tennessee State University.
INTERESTS: Rusty is a native Nashvillian and was born at Baptist Hospital, nearby Paradigm Group’s offices. He likes to be outside, preferably gardening or hitting the links. He enjoys coaching his child’s baseball, basketball, and football teams, leading them to two championships so far. 12-year-old Rusty once scored a 289 at the downstairs lanes of Melrose bowling alley, and he’s been striving to surpass that score ever since.