Lynda Baris joined the firm in 1989 and has served in a variety of leadership roles including finance, operations, client management and sales. In her current role as President she is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the MMA St. Louis office. In addition to her role in the St. Louis office, Lynda is a member of Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Employee Health & Benefits Upper Midwest Leadership Team as well as MMA’s National Strategic Leadership Team.
Lynda has served on Broker Advisory Councils with Aetna, Anthem, BJC Healthcare, CIGNA, Transamerica Insurance Finance and UnitedHealthcare.
Lynda’s professional organizations include:
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
- National Association of Health Underwriters
- International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
In addition to becoming a Certified Public Accountant, Lynda holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation. Lynda earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia.