Meet our TEAM! Our Team is comprised of some of the greatest people in their industry. When you choose to work with us you can rest assured that you will be working with someone who doesn’t just have knowledge but also real world experience and can help point you in the right direction.
Ben McCann | President | Employee Benefits & Self Funded Healthcare Specialist
Ben’s Experience started in the Individual Health & Life Insurance market and quickly moved into the Medicare and Retirement Planning Market. This area of work led Ben to discover the SAFE MONEY PHILOSOPHY that he embodies today in all lines of his businesses. The Social Insurance of our Country and States have a direct impact on businesses and the entire economy. Because of the intimate ties of the HealthCare Industry,
Ben moved into the world of Employee Benefits Consulting and Began to Target his Niche in the HEALTHCARE and TECHNOLOGY sectors, especially working with those who are Self-Funded. Now with over 7 years of experience under his belt and a track record for success in helping companies save millions of dollars in healthcare expenses by utilizing a transparent model of business, Ben has skyrocketed to become the premier consultant in the Industry.
Ben’s ability to uncover hidden expenses, expose costs, and analyze trends to look for additional cost savings make him a valuable asset to the Catalist Team. He pioneered the phrase “Who are your Alloys” and has taken strategic outsourcing to a whole new level. Each one of the Catalist Consultants was hand picked as someone who first and foremost exhibits absolute integrity, whose competence in their respective field has proven success, and exhibits a commitment to a Team approach to problem solving. Integrity, Creativity, and Passion are hallmarks of Ben McCann and his team of Catalist Experts.
KIM B. STONEKING, CAE | Organization & Individual Coaching, Facilitator
Kim B. Stoneking brings to the firm more than 25 years of association management and government relations experience.
As an organization and individual coach for Catalist Consulting, Kim serves his clients by helping them accelerate profitability by realizing greater potential. Clients report that by partnering with Kim, they experience more alignment within their organization, a focus and rhythmic pace of execution and they are experiencing greater satisfaction.
Training may include Leadership Development; Strategic Planning; Time Strategies; Sales; Customer Loyalty; and Team Building.
Kim brings to Catalist Consulting more than 25 years of top management experience having served as the CEO of various trade and professional organizations and 22 years experience as a Registered Lobbyist. Kim is a 1993 graduate of the Institute for Organization Management and is a contributing editor to the book, “Small Staff Association Fundamentals”.
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WILLIAM F. CRIMMINS III | T.P.A. Auditor | Wellness Facilitator | Worksite Consultant
Mr. Crimmins (Bill) has a twenty-six year career marketing group health benefits and numerous ancillary support products primarily in the Health Management business. He is a pioneer in work-site clinics.
The self proclaimed “Ambassador of Healthcare in America” is a Ball State graduate in world History. He began his insurance career with the Prudential of the South, Pilot Life and served with Mass Mutual in the late 80’s early 90’s. He was an officer of CHUBB Life America prior to Chubb’s exit from the health benefit market. Then he joined the TPA world in 1995 through the present.
Bill has very strong convictions regarding Healthcare in America. He believes that all parties must be responsible to do their part to enhance the compensation packages of all Americans. This should increase the possibilities of all Americans to be insured against financial ruin.
The parties include: Consumers, Employers, Consultants, Providers of Care, Insurers and Financial Institutions, Administrators, State and Federal Government
Crimmins believes that the factors of crisis facing Healthcare include:
Bill plays the role of Ambassador, Herald and educator. He loves his work!
Bill recently published an article on Health Reform. Click Here to download a copy.
Scott Waddell | Consultant
Scott has over 25 years of experience in all phases of business and sales management. Scott has successfully owned and operated his own Safety Equipment Distribution Company. Prior to owning his own company, Scott held positions as President and Vice-President of three industrial distribution companies. Industry experience includes manufacturing, distribution, and real estate companies in both public and privately owned organizations. He has extensive background in the restructuring and revitalization of organizations encountering performance challenges. He now brings his expertise to the aid of businesses that desire improvement in their sales force and operations. Scott holds a bachelor degree in Business from Indiana University.
Dave McCarty | Certified Healthcare Consultant
Dave McCarty is a Certified Healthcare Consultant, Government Benefits Specialist and insurance broker representing the top insurance companies. Dave has the background experience to be a life-long healthcare resource with over 30 years in hospital and nursing home administration, Medicare-Medicaid management and health law. Dave assists individuals in understanding their best options in a rapidly changing healthcare industry while protecting entitlement to government benefits. For More information and to contact Dave Directly, Click Here:
Scott Badger | Recruiting Specialist & Chief Technology Officer
Scott Badger is a business coach having vast experience consulting with local, state and federal government operations as well as several small to large sized private sector companies throughout the country. Scott has enjoyed a rewarding career in software development, project management, insurance services and business development. Scott is drawn to serve and help business owners who recognize it is time to “jump-start” their business into gear. Scott Holds a CDL as well as His Life and Health License with the State of Indiana.
Dennis Tooley | Consultant
Dennis has spent 27 years consulting with Not for profits, If your nonprofit is looking for a partner with executive-level expertise in executive coaching, board development, competitive proposal development, fund/resource development, social marketing, strategic planning, evaluation, training & technical assistance, or curriculum development, Dennis would welcome hearing from you, discussing your needs, and working together to craft concrete solutions.
Michelle Waddell | HR Consultant
Michelle Waddell has over 19 years of hands-on experience in most functional aspects of Human Resources. She has extensive expertise in the areas of Employee Communications, Employee Benefit Programs, Recruiting, Hiring, New Employee Orientation, Management of Employee Relations, Payroll Administration and has had previous experience in writing Affirmative Action plans including the role of AAP/EEO Specialist. She is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Christopher Elliott | President of CATALIST RISK MANAGEMENT – Personal Lines Insurance Producer for Life, Health, Home & Auto, as well as Commercial P&C Insurance
(317) – 340-4485 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher is a Bi-Vocational Pastor who loves serving as a tent maker in the marketplace selling insurance to individuals, families, and small businesses to help protect whats most important to them, their Life, Home, and Automobiles as well as their businesses. From understanding “Obama Care” to helping people find the best value on their Homeowners Insurance. Christopher Elliott has been a sought after Risk Management Adviser for business owners and families. Christopher makes navigating the insurance market simple and easy by taking the time to listen and ask questions about your situation. As an Independent Agent, Christopher has access to some of the best carriers in the industry, giving you more choices than an agent who is beholden to one carrier. When was the last time your agent contacted you to re-quote your policy? If it has been more the two years, Then you need to give Christopher Elliott a call. Christopher Joins the Catalist Team after over 4 years as the Top Producer for one of the Largest and well known Insurance Agencies in Indianapolis. Christopher has built an extensive referral network with 0nly the best of breed channel partners from mutiple industries such as mortgages, real estate, and so much more.