Mike Meredith has over 31 years of experience in business and employee benefits consulting. He has over 25 years of employee benefits consulting experience as Executive Vice President with Willis Towers Watson before joining Lockton Benefit Group.
Beginning his career in 1985 as an Underwriter with the Traveler’s Insurance Company provided Mike with a firm foundation in benefits plan design, analysis, forecasting and assessment. Mike was later promoted with the Traveler’s into marketing and consulting and focused primarily on mid to large self-funded clients including 3 Fortune 100 companies.
In 1988, Mike joined Willis Towers Watson in Birmingham, Alabama, as an Employee Benefits Consultant with an emphasis on mid- to large-sized clients. In 1990, he accepted the position of Regional Manager with the Guardian Insurance Company and was responsible for the development of all health and welfare regional consulting practices for Arkansas and a portion of Tennessee. This new role included underwriting, sales and consulting.
In 1991, Mike returned to Willis Towers Watson as Manager/Vice President of the employee benefits practice in Atlanta, GA. His responsibilities included sales, consulting and business development throughout Florida and Georgia for mid- to large-size employers with a special emphasis and interest in self-funded health and welfare programs. After promotion in 1993 to Senior Vice President and Consultant, he continued to provide brokerage and consulting services to major employers throughout the United States including several Fortune 1000 and 500 companies. In July of 2016, Mike was appointed as the Florida Health & Benefits Leader of Florida where he was responsible for the overall strategic direction, leadership, carrier relationships and client retention for the state of Florida.
Risk and Insurance Magazine named Mike Meredith “2010 Power Broker of the Year” for employee benefits. Mike has been a frequent speaker at local, national and regional association conferences such as RIMS, Self-Insurance Association of America and the Society for Human Resources Management. He has been published in “Business Insurance” and “Employee Benefits News” where his expertise in pharmacy benefits management has been recognized.
Mike is the executive client consultant and responsible for the overall strategic direction of the account across all lines of business and service deliverables.