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NAHU CDHC Instructors

Meet the Instructors

Joan Fusco | Stephen Honig | Eric Johnson | Scott Mardis

Joan Fusco - Lead Reviewer/Instructor

Joan Fusco is director of Research & Education for Savoy Associates. She joined Savoy Associates in April 2003, bringing with her 31 years of insurance industry experience. Joan's unique experience will allow her to provide guidance and research regarding compliance in federal and state insurance laws. In addition, she will hold regular continuing education classes for Savoy Associates' producers helping them to keep current with changing laws and regulations.

Stephen Honig - Reviewer/Instructor

Stephen Honig started his career in employee benefits over 20 years ago, and he currently serves as president of O.C.A. Benefit Services. Through a combination of communication techniques and cutting-edge plan designs utilizing Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Savings Accounts, Steve and his team have earned a nationwide reputation for reducing health care costs while at the same time improving the quality of the health care delivered.

Eric Johnson - Lead Author/Instructor

Eric Johnson is the director of Education for HealthEquity, one of the nation’s leading Health Savings Account (HSA) administrators. HealthEquity recently acquired First Horizon Msaver, where he has worked for the past three years.

A recognized leader in the health insurance industry, Eric is a past president of the Fort Worth Association of Health Underwriters and a national instructor for NAHU’s Consumer Directed Health Care certification course. He is a frequent speaker at insurance conferences and association meetings across the county and is a two-time recipient of the William G. Wetzel Award for Excellence in Public Speaking from the National Association of Health Underwriters. He is also a regular contributor to Benefits Selling Magazine and

Eric has lived in Texas all his life. He was born and raised in Houston and has lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1997. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

Scott Mardis - Reviewer/Instructor

Scott Mardis is a territory manager for Kemper Benefits. Kemper Benefits is a voluntary benefits insurance company that provides solutions to employers and their employees that address the ever changing landscape of today's healthcare environment. From helping them navigate the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to helping employees to cover the financial gaps created with high deductible plans. Our mission is to introduce brokers to Kemper Benefits so they can successfully guide their clients through the complex world of employee benefits.

Scott is a consumer-driven health care consulting expert with 18 years industry experience working with health insurance carriers, brokers and third-party administrators, managing the development of complex long-term solutions for small to large size organizations. Scott Mardis holds a BA from Denison University and an MBA from Eastern University. His industry experience includes serving as the president for both the Pennsylvania Association of Health Underwriters (PAHU) and the Greater Philadelphia Association of Health Underwriters (GPAHU), the largest regional chapters of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). He is currently the chair for NAHU's Professional Development Committee and is certified in flexible compensation (CFC). Scott speaks nationally on consumer-driven health care, voluntary benefits and health care reform issues.

To recruit a CDHC expert for your chapter meeting, contact Yashica Joyner, NAHU Manager of Education Programs, or (202)595-0798. We are happy to assist you in setting up the classes that will be of the most benefit for your chapter's needs.