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Mr. Boron is a co-founder and chief executive officer of Insureforce. Previously, Mr. Boron was a co-founder and president of Clear Spring Property and Casualty Company, a 50-state carrier formerly known as
SeaBright. Mr. Boron was also the president of Delaware Life Reinsurance (U.S.) Corp. Boron served as a board member of Clear Spring PC Holdings, LLC, Clear Spring Health, Clear Spring Property and Casualty Company, Clear Spring PC Acquisition Corp., and Eon Health, Inc. Currently, Boron continues to serve as a board member of United Insurance Company and Kin Interinsurance Network as well as several other companies. Prior to his involvement with Clear Spring, Boron was vice president of risk management at SMS-Assist where he oversaw various insurance related initiatives. Mr. Boron had previously been appointed director of the Illinois Department of Insurance by the governor of the State of Illinois. Confirmed twice to this cabinet member position by the Illinois Senate, Mr. Boron regulated over 1800 insurance companies and managed an agency with a $53 million budget and 260 employees. While the director, Boron oversaw some of the largest receiverships in US history as well as the initial implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and received a Juris Doctorate from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Boron brings over 20 years of industry experience including startup & C-level experience to Insureforce.
Pedram Salimpour serves as Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Pierce Health Solutions, a California based company focused on the creation of novel health delivery systems for large employers
Michael Haley is an officer in the South Carolina Army National Guard and the husband of former U.S. Ambassador and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. He served as the First Gentleman
John D. Doak
When he took office in January 2011, John Doak’s goal was simple: Do everything possible to improve the lives of Oklahomans. He’s done that with groundbreaking initiatives, fiscal conservatism and an unwavering
Barry Goldwater, Jr., is a successful influence in the public and private sectors due to his dynamic personality, hard-working values, tenacity and accomplishments.
Barry is the co-founder of NTG Consultants (NTG), which looks after insurance companies’ compliance, profitability and employee well-being by implementing solid thoughtful governance principles. For the past 13 years, he has been working closely with state regulators, state legislatures, and governors. Barry’s most notable clients include Guggenheim Insurance, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Enstar Group LTD, and National General Insurance.
Barry is a New York Times bestselling author of “Pure Goldwater,” a joint venture with John Dean, former counsel to President Richard Nixon.
Eagle Picher, as the Government and Public Affairs officer, Barry promoted and enhanced the company’s involvement in local government and political affairs. He created weekly meetings for 2,000 employees with local political leaders and created an employee political action committee (PAC). He followed major legislation before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
Barry served as financial advisor to Hormel Enterprises, and was responsible for 31 corporate investments, either shutting them down or overseeing their life expectancy.
As a partner and institutional broker at Wedbush Noble, Barry’s client base included large banks, pension funds, insurance companies, and mutual funds. In finding buyers and sellers, he crossed large blocks of stock on the New York Stock Exchange and generated substantial profits for Wedbush Noble. He helped syndicate and served as General Partner in tax-advantaged investments, generating three-quarters of a billion to the syndicate.
During Barry’s 14 years in the U.S House of Representatives he had many accomplishments.
- Motion Picture Industry: Barry stopped the federal government from in-house production of audiovisual and motion pictures and required the government to contract out to the motion picture industry for such products.
- The Privacy Act: Barry co-authored, along with the former Congressman and New York City Mayor Ed Koch, the Privacy Act of 1974, which guided the Federal Government’s policy on protecting personal information and establishing the private sector’s application of privacy rights.
- Aviation and Space: In the U.S. Congress, Barry served on the Space and Aviation Committee that authorized and oversaw Apollo 11 (the first man landing on the moon). With over 3,000 hours of flight time under his belt, Barry is an aviation fanatic and knowledgeable about transportation technology. He was involved in research and development in all phases of aviation advancement and safety.
- Renewable Energy: As a member of Congress, and a dedicated environmentalist and advocate for the advancement of renewable energy, Barry has fought for and defended rooftop solar in every state and in Washington D.C.
Mr. Carlos brings over 25 years of healthcare experience in various executive and entrepreneurial roles. Currently, he serves as President and CEO of Clear Spring Health, a consumer centric health insurance
company dedicated to the Medicare space. Mr. Carlos developed the company’s initial business strategy and is leading its rapid growth via successful Medicare licensure, geographic/product expansion and multiple acquisitions. Previously, he was founding CEO of Symphonix Health Insurance, a national Medicare Part D insurer that he built from start-up to over $2 billion in annual prescription drug sales within three years of founding the company.
Mr. Carlos led a successful exit and integration into a large, diverse health organization garnering multiples of initial capital invested by shareholders.
Prior to that, he served as President and CEO of Destiny Health Insurance Company (now The Vitality Group), an early stage consumer directed health insurer. Mr. Carlos transformed the business from a risk taking insurance company into a nationally recognized, premier wellness services company. The Vitality Group boasts one of the largest wellness networks in the United States fully integrating health clubs, devices, diagnostic testing centers and rewards. Its platform is built upon health plan claims data and behavioral economics linking member activities to outcomes. Mr. Carlos led the Vitality Group through operational, product and distribution development and a successful sale to a large health organization earning multiples of invested capital.
The Vitality Group and its corporate clients have won numerous industry awards for innovation and outcomes while serving millions of members in the US.
Mr. Carlos’s prior experience includes nine years with Aon, where he served in various leadership roles, including as chair of the national actuarial practice council and member of the executive committee helping set global strategy for Aon Consulting.
Mr. Carlos earned a B.S. in Actuarial Science from the University of Illinois and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
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