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Dean M. Hoffman

Benefit Consultant
Dean M. Hoffman, LLC
1155 Greenridge Terrace
Brookfield, WI 53045-4558

Phone: (262) 599-2838


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Dean M. Hoffman has been in the insurance industry for more than 40 years with an emphasis in large group employee benefit plans. Mr. Hoffman is a independent Employee Benefit Consultant who owns his own consulting firm, Dean M. Hoffman, LLC.  He provides customized training for employee benefit agencies, insurance carrier sales/support staff, project consulting and expert witness testimony work. He has expertise in a broad range of employee benefits including prescription plan analysis and all funding arrangements for large group plans including insured, minimum premium, stop loss and self-funding.  As a result, he is a much sought after speaker on the national level for Advanced Self-Funding Concepts, Partial Self-Funding and Level Funded Strategies. Professional Affiliations include a 30 year membership in the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and is a past member of the NAHU Board of Trustees.



He has been a long-time advocate on legislative issues affecting employee benefit industry, actively participating in NAHU’s lobbying efforts and briefing members of Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature about the health insurance marketplace and its delivery system. In addition to having served on the NAHU board as the chair of the Membership Committee he has volunteered for a number of the organization’s task forces and committees and more recently as Chair of the Professional Development Committee.


He is a 2004 recipient of the NAHU Distinguished Service Award and the WAHU Robert C. Gilray Distinguished Service Award recipient in 2007. Mr. Hoffman’s knowledge on self-funded arrangements has made him a favorite at many employee benefit and healthcare conferences around the country.


Attendees at a recent Health and Welfare Plan Management Conference in Austin, Texas  gave the following comments regarding his four hour advanced employer self-funded presentation..…

"Self-funding pre-conference workshop is worth your coming for it alone.  I had not been to the conference before and started with this workshop.  Everything else could have bombed and I still would have been satisfied with the overall experience."


”Best in my book”…”Good explanations of difficult concepts”, “this is what we need”…“Best presentation so far! Awesome information and explanation”…”bring him back!”


Attendees at a recent Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriter event in Milwaukee gave the following comments regarding his three hour advanced agent self-funded presentation..…


"Very knowledgeable. It's clear he knows his stuff..."I know a lot about self-funding but Dean really broke it down into bite size chunks so I walked away with a better understanding of how it all fits together"..."Dean's communication style is really great.  He is very clear and his case studies made us all think"...Dean took a complicated subject and made it simple to understand"..Great presenter. Let's have him talk again!"







Dean M. Hoffman


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