Nexben is leading a truly radical marketplace transformation by creating the most advanced digital benefits platform in the country. We’re helping companies of all sizes to transform their process of buying and selling health insurance by making it as simple as possible.
Our focus is on making health benefits easier for everyone, so businesses can focus on what they do best.
Transform the marketplace with us
Nexben has been built by a team who likes to have fun, respects each other, and isn’t afraid to work hard in the process. This is our culture and we’re proud of it.
Nexben Leadership Team
John is driven to bring the benefits experience into the 21st century and permanently transform the industry. As the Founder of Nexben, John drives the growth and direction of the organization. He is passionate about flipping the entire industry on its head and having Nexben lead the way.
John’s innovative thinking and deep industry roots put him in a unique position to deliver change, be at the forefront of the industry and guide the Nexben team. He values collaborating with other like-minded organizations about the future of the industry.
John earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston in South Carolina.
Keith is responsible for driving the vision and strategy of the organization. His deep roots in the industry, and his pulse on the team’s daily work, gives Keith a unique perspective on how to align the broader vision of the organization while also empowering everyone to thrive individually and as a team. He is excited to come to work each day to innovate, disrupt and transform the benefits industry.
Keith’s background in business consulting and the hospitality industry gave him a variety of experiences in everything from operations and employee retention at Disney to owning franchised restaurants. Most recently, Keith was the CEO at TGG Solutions.
Outside of work, Keith enjoys family adventures with his three young children and he wouldn’t have it any other way.
VP of People Operations
Anedra is passionate about supporting the mission and vision of Nexben. Working in human resources and customer experience gives her the chance to work across all functions of the organization. Anedra’s passion to serve guides all aspects of her life, including her job, family, church, and community.
Anedra brings nearly 25 years of human resource experience to the team, previously working for TGG Solutions, Grand Rapids Public Schools, and the Van Andel Research Institute.
Anedra earned her BA in human resources from Davenport University and a master’s in management from Cornerstone University.
Chief Information Officer
Matt works every day to provide the senior leadership team the information they need to make decisions to move the organization forward. His role is critical in ensuring everyone is working toward the same mission. Simply stated, he’s able to help the team make decisions based on facts, not feelings.
Matt brings his own, unique skillset to the team. His previous leadership experience, at TGG Solutions and several agriculture companies, focused on technology, finance and data analysis.
Matt earned his bachelor’s in Accounting from Michigan State University.
VP of Marketing
Julie’s task is to drive the marketing vision and roadmap for the company, bringing the Nexben brand to life. She loves to make often complex topics digestible for customers and brokers. Being part of a company that consistently innovates to meet customer needs and disrupt the industry keeps Julie excited to come to work each day.
Three decades of marketing, innovation and corporate strategy experience in the financial services industry, including time at FICO and Thrivent, is what Julie contributes to Nexben every day.
Julie earned her BA in Business Administration, Marketing, and Finance from Luther College, Iowa and Chartered Life Underwriting (CLU) designation from the American College.
Chief Operations Officer
As the operations leader, Mark oversees the design, build, launch and support of Nexben products. He brings his recognized driving focus to delivering outstanding technology solutions by specifying deliverables and deadlines, defining business requirements, motivating people and aligning processes. Mark specializes in start-up organizations, new product launches, process engineering, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition integration and strategic planning.
Mark’s deep knowledge in health insurance was gained at organizations including, Conduent, Alegeus, and UnitedHealth Group. Mark has also acted as an independent consultant, working at the intersections of healthcare and financial services, focusing on platform implementation, product development and process improvement.
Sr. VP of Customer Success
Lisa leads the relationship management, transformation, and customer support teams. She works to ensure the success and growth Nexben customers.
Lisa brings extensive experience from her 25 years with Nexben and TGG Solutions, holding various roles during her tenure.
Keeping up with her active teenage kids keeps Lisa busy outside of work. She holds a Certificate of Project Management from Davenport University and a project management professional accreditation from the Project Management Institute.
Sr. VP of Sales
Todd is responsible for product strategy and strategic partnerships at Nexben. He’s focused on distributing Nexben’s industry-leading Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements (ICHRA) administration and payment solution.
Todd’s spent his career at the forefront of health insurance innovation—first with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and now with ICHRAs. He’s a nationally recognized expert on HSAs and consumer-directed healthcare. He’s the author of “The HSA Owner’s Manual.”
Todd received his bachelor’s degree from McKendree College. He earned his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.