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Tom Cogan

President, Meltzer Group Benefits

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Phone: 301-581-7347
E-mail: tcogan@meltzergroup.com

As President of Meltzer Group Benefits, Tom Cogan has been instrumental in building and growing the Large Group benefits division, expanding our capabilities, and enhancing our technology and scope of services. By continuing to improve and advance the division, Tom has enabled Meltzer Group Benefits to maintain a client retention rate of over 98%.

Tom came to The Meltzer Group in 2005 after spending 15 years at Mid Atlantic Medical Services, Inc. (MAMSI), and UnitedHealthcare. While at UnitedHealthcare, Tom was President of their Large Group division and managed a team of more than 40 people responsible for all new and renewing large group business in the Washington metropolitan area.

Born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, Tom spent most of his childhood in Medford, N.J. After graduating from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in 1988, he relocated to the D.C. metro area and started working in the health insurance industry with MAMSI in 1990. Tom is married to Jennifer Kitrel and has two children, Kyle Cogan, who is attending James Madison University and Caroline Cogan, who attends Virginia Tech. Tom and his wife enjoy travel, wine, hiking, sports, and spending time with family.