Our President

Richard Patrick, President of Patrick Consulting Group
  • Experienced Consultant with 41 years experience in Plan Design & Employer Benefit Management:
    • Patrick Consulting Group-Owner & EVP 2005-Current
      • Patrick Benefit Administrators (TPA)-Owner & EVP 2006-Current
      • Patrick Benefit Brokerage-Owner & EVP 2006-Current
      • National Benefit Counselors-Owner & President 2009-Current
      • Co-owner & originator of DataPath CAMS (DataPath Care Account Management Services) which provides Trust Administration for Medicare Set-Aside Trusts & Special Needs Trusts 2009-Current
    • MPA Group Insurance Specialists (Oak Hill Financial Insurance Agency Inc.)-CEO & President 2004-2005
    • The Community Action Committee of Pike County Benefits Program Director 2003
    • McNelly, Patrick & Associates Co-Founder & President 1981-2002
    • Blue Cross in Central Ohio Sales & Marketing Manager 1972-1981
    • Co-Owner or Managing Partner in 9 separate agencies over prior 31 years
    • Personal Owner of Third Party Administration (TPA) firm 1996 -2001
 
  • Nationally known regarding development of Benefit Design Strategies for HR Departments utilizing new benefit offerings available in the marketplace today
    • Fully Insured Plans
    • Self-funded Plans
    • Consumer Driven Health Plans
  • Speaks nationally at trade conventions regarding the economics of healthcare tied to both insurance plans and their administration as well as being a leading expert on Health Care Reform.
    • Featured on cover & in article of national trade publication magazine January 2009 issue for Consumer Driven Health Care (CDHC) Solutions magazine
  • Attended both Ohio State University and Franklin University with majors in Business Administration and Insurance & Risk
  • Served on Broker Advisory Boards for following:
    • UnitedHealthcare of Ohio
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Central Benefits (formerly known as Blue Cross in Central Ohio)
  • Community Leader:
    • 19 Years as Elected Board Director for Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Current Board President Community Action Committee of Pike County Inc.
    • Former Columbus Association of Health Underwriters Board of Directors
    • Former Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center Board of Directors & Finance Committee Chairman
  • Industry Affiliations:
    • Current Member
      • Board Member of Community Action
      • Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce
      • Pike County Chamber of Commerce
      • Scioto County Chamber of Commerce
      • Columbus Association of Health Underwriters
      • Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA)
      • Employers Council on Flexible Compensation
    • Readers Council Member for Benefit Selling Magazine (advisory position regarding Healthcare Industry topics and articles for monthly publication)
  • Religious Affiliations
    • Calvary Baptist Church Piketon, OH
  • Personal Information
    • Married to Debra Patrick who serves as Co-Owner & President of Patrick Consulting Group LLC, Patrick Benefit Administrators & Patrick Benefit Brokerage
    • Two grown, married step-children, Stephen & Janet Wastier (Circleville, Ohio) and Charles and Jennifer White (Lewis Center, Ohio)
    • Five grandchildren, Olivia, Lillian & Zac Wastier and James & Rynley White
 
     
 
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