John Hearn graduated from the University of Georgia in the early ‘90’s with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance. Following graduation, he spent 15 years “on the carrier/wholesale side of the business” with stints as Market Manager in Atlanta, Phoenix and San Diego. In 2004, John joined Univers, a Goldman Sachs Capital Partners Company and the nation’s leading provider of employee engagement, technology and enrollment solutions.
In 2009, John joined The Benefit Company as Principal and co-owner. Now Managing Principal of the firm, John is tasked with developing innovative strategies to support clients interested in managing healthcare cost trends. Such strategies include, but are not limited to leveraging leading edge knowledge of captives, other alternate/self-funding solutions, population management employee engagement, and data analytics. John is also a leading authority on HealthCare Reform and often speaks to industry forums on this subject matter.
In 2013, John received the Most Innovative Broker of the Year Award from the Institute for Healthcare Consumerism, and, through his leadership, United Benefit Advisors (UBA) awarded The Benefit Company its prestigious Partner Firm of the Year Award in 2015.
John is a member of the 2010 Class of Leadership Georgia. He is on the Board of Directors for The Georgia Chamber of Commerce, United Benefit Advisors (UBA) and Sigma Nu International Fraternity. He is a Den Leader in the Boy Scouts of America, as well as an Usher at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. He and his wife, Amy, reside in East Cobb with their three children.