Josh Trent

Executive VP / Regional Employee Health & Benefits Practice Leader

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the EVP and regional Employee Health & Benefits practice leader for the upper Midwest, Josh is responsible for the overall alignment and execution of growth of operational strategies and he will partner with our EH&B teams to drive innovation. He is responsible for ensuring the division achieves its strategic objectives though his leadership, talent development, and oversight of daily operations, marketing and revenue production.

As a member of the leadership team, Josh collaborates with agency leaders to support profitable development of the division through organic growth and acquisition; leads the division through organizational change; actively assists in writing and maintaining profitable accounts through strong, effective relationships with various and competitive markets.

Josh comes with extensive experience.  He has spent more than 20 years in the EH&B space in a variety of leadership roles, with a primary focus on benefits administration, private exchanges, employee communications, and HR transformation. He was most recently the Chief Growth Officer for benefitexpress, LLC based in Chicago and prior to that spent time with companies in the broader technology, consulting and health care roles, including Aon, bswift, and Crossover Health.

Josh and his wife Debbie have two young sons and find themselves increasingly active in all the best Minnesota outlets; fishing and golfing in the summer, skiing and outdoor recreation in the winter.