Troy is Vice President of Employee Health & Benefits for Marsh & McLennan Agency, known locally as Insurance Associates Company, Inc. He has been in the employee benefits industry since 1989 and joined the firm in 2001. Troy relies on his vast knowledge of the health-care insurance industry to help his clients manage their benefits program through sound strategies and innovative, cost effective plan solutions. He specializes in self-funding programs allowing clients to better understand their financial position and make better plan decisions. He works with employer groups and serves as a primary advisor to clients on all group insurance issues. Keeping current with relevant industry changes and legislation allows him to effectively negotiate renewals, oversee marketing and consult with clients to implement the most suitable and cost effective benefit programs. His consulting encompasses all aspects of the employee benefit program – administration, communication, technology, HR support and compliance. Troy heads a team of experienced professionals that have in-depth product knowledge, technical expertise, excellent communication skills, and are dedicated to providing best in class service to customers. He is responsible for maintaining and enhancing key vendor partnerships, developing best practices and strategies, and supporting our clients and team members with the best tools and resources available. Troy attended the University of Maryland and obtained a degree in Business Management. He is a member of the Metro Washington Association of Builders and Contractors and Society of Human Resource Management. He is a past board member of Frederick County Boys & Girls Club and the State of Maryland Association of Health Underwriters. Troy is married with two children and is long time resident of Maryland. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, cycling, and running marathons.