Jeffrey McDaniel - Benefit Consultant

Jeff began his career in the insurance industry in 1984 with Church Mutual Insurance Company; Jeff provided oversight of a $1.8 million portfolio of commercial property and casualty business comprised primarily of religious institutions and nursing homes. During that time, he was recognized for outstanding leadership with several President’s Circle Awards.

In 1994, Jeff joined CIGNA Healthcare as a Group Sales Representative, and then in 1999, he brought the same effective leadership skills to the sales team at Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization as their Director of Sales Management. He joined the McDaniel Hazley Group, in the role of Vice President of Operations in 2001 and was there until he moved into his present position at Gallagher Benefit Services in February of 2011.

As a result of 20+ years of extensive experience in the Employee Benefits field, Jeff has developed an ability to guide and advise his clients in areas of medical, disability, dental and Life insurance. Jeff has been able to help his clients with various strategies that allow them to maintain budget goals while simultaneously offering benefit programs that are solid, effective, well understood and appreciated by their employees.

In his current role as producing consultant, Jeff is responsible for new sales and for maintaining a high level of integrity as he advises our clients on various funding arrangements and the ever-changing legislative environment. Highly conscious of what he deems to be his personal social responsibility, Jeff has served on a number of local charitable boards and gives priority time to youth mentorship. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Jeff can be reached by phone at 816.395.8669 (direct). His fax number is 816.467.5669.

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Executive Benefits Consulting

Attract and retain the right leadership team by offering a competitive executive benefits plan. Gallagher helps you structure a strategic compensation program that nurtures loyalty, meets your specific financial goals and helps you secure effective leadership.

Health & Welfare Consulting

Invest in your employees and your future with a comprehensive benefits program that reduces your risk, meets your cost targets and helps you compete for top talent. As a true partner, Gallagher listens, advises and provides strategic, customized solutions to address your financial, operational and regulatory business challenges. You get a solution that makes sense for your employees and the ongoing health of your organization.

Healthcare Analytics Consulting

Optimize the strength and performance of your benefits program by understanding the true cost drivers. Gallagher uses proprietary tools to synthesize and interpret real-world data, providing objective insights and recommendations to help you strategically manage your benefits.

Human Resources & Compensation Consulting

Strengthen your organization with sustainable HR and compensation strategies for compensation program design, employee engagement, executive compensation, HR audits, surveys, training and development, recruiting solutions and more.

Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services

Improve investment and fiduciary oversight for your benefit plans and other asset pools. Partner with established, proven investment professionals who provide objective insights, analysis and oversight of asset allocation, investment managers, risks and costs. We can take on enhanced fiduciary responsibility for investment situations calling for an independent fiduciary or outsourced CIO.

Multinational Benefits & Human Resources Consulting

Protect your organization from regulatory and compliance risks while meeting the needs of an international workforce. Our expertise and proprietary technology help HR departments assess evolving global benefits topics and strategically manage benefits plans that attract and retain the talent needed to do business on a global scale.

Retirement Plan Consulting

Maximize your total benefits and compensation by aligning your retirement philosophy and plans with your organization’s goals. A consultative partnership with Gallagher helps you manage plan selection, design and structure, regulations, filing requirements, employee education and long-term retirement planning for your employees.

Voluntary Benefits Consulting

Compete for the best employees by providing the perfect set of voluntary options to complement your core benefits and compensation offering. Gallagher can identify potential gaps and opportunities, and recommend and communicate voluntary options that align employee needs with your organization’s goals.