Michael Gomes

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Michael Gomes
Executive Vice President, BenefitMall

A veteran of the insurance industry, Michael Gomes has over 35 years of experience in planning, developing and executing national sales initiatives, including expertise in the area of Government and Regulatory Affairs.

Gomes joined BenefitMall at their inception more than 15 years ago and served in a variety of leadership capacities, most recently as BenefitMall’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Market Operations. Since 2014, Gomes has been focused on health care reform and compliance for both BenefitMall’s payroll and employee benefit customers as senior vice president of Government and Carrier Relations.

Prior to joining BenefitMall, Gomes acted as vice president of sales and Business Development for the Small Group Business segment of Prudential Healthcare. Previously, he served as the group vice president of Strategic Sales Planning and Business Development at New York Life Insurance Company. Prior to that, Gomes served as senior vice president of Sales and Business Development for Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield; where he also served as chief executive of its small and mid-size markets. His extensive industry experience also includes work with New Jersey Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the New Jersey Department of Insurance.

Gomes graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and earned a Master’s degree in quantitative analysis and econometrics from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey.

Gomes upholds his commitment to the health insurance industry through his understanding and fostering of relationships to support the business endeavors of top Brokers across the country. He has demonstrated this commitment by providing expert testimony and guidance on behalf of the Broker community during the drafting and implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and he is frequently asked to provide public testimony in front of various regulatory bodies. His focus has been towards providing guidance on how Brokers can leverage their expertise to help individuals and businesses get the best possible health care solution that meets their needs at an affordable price.


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