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Rick Kelly

National Practice Leader at Marsh McLennan Agency

With over three decades of employee benefits leadership experience from both the carrier and consultant side, Rick Kelly, Division Manager and National Practice Leader, has a successful record of running businesses and increasing revenue and earnings in different markets and segments. He is known for his passion around culture and organizational effectiveness and is a recognized expert in risk management strategies, pharmacy management, deep dive analytics, and health care delivery. Rick is frequently quoted in articles, regularly serves on advisory councils and is an active participant in panel discussions.

Based in Raleigh, NC, Rick currently leads Marsh McLennan Agency’s employee benefits business for North Carolina and Virginia and serves as the National Practice Lead for MMA’s pharmacy practice (known as MMA Rx Solutions) and its national actuarial department. Rick is also heavily involved in formulating effective new ideas and innovative strategies for revenue growth and business opportunities for the Mid-Atlantic region’s Employee Health & Benefits division, including developing and implementing its long-term strategy.

Rick is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in the department of Statistics and Operations Research, where he teaches a course on healthcare risk analytics to junior and senior stat and math majors. Rick is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).