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Drew Leatherberry, President of Avergent, Is an Innovator in Employee Benefits

Mr. Drew Leatherberry leads the company in educating, empowering and equipping employers around healthcare choices

He serves as the primary advisor to their client base overseeing the account management team, leads business development efforts, and manages the operational team, ensuring exceptional service.

    GREEN BAY, WI, May 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Drew Leatherberry has been recognized for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An accomplished entrepreneur with 15 years' experience in the employee benefits industry, Mr. Leatherberry is recognized for his leadership as Founder and President of Avergent, a provider of benefits advisory services. Since 2019, he has played a pivotal role in steering the company to become a leading provider of health plans, with an emphasis on educating, empowering and equipping employers and their teams to rise, reclaim and rebuild healthcare in America. Mr. Leatherberry's involvement with Avergent is multifaceted; he not only serves as the primary advisor to their client base overseeing the account management team, leads business development efforts, and manages the operational team, ensuring that exceptional service is delivered to tens of thousands of members.

Prior to joining Avergent, Mr. Leatherberry was a health and wellness benefit consultant at Forsite, where he helped organizations implement effective health strategies for their employees. Earlier in his career, he was a founder and partner at Pathways, where he contributed significantly to the development of their employee benefits strategy including a member advocacy program, and led business development at Konect Marketing.

Mr. Leatherberry's educational background includes an Associate of Science in CAD engineering from Northwest Technical Institute in 2003. Further enhancing his expertise in the field, he became a Certified Associate Advisor through Health Rosetta in 2019. This certification, along with his perseverance and tenacity, has been instrumental in his success and the positive impact Avergent has had on its members' lives.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Mr. Leatherberry is the proud founder of a nonprofit organization called Lauren's Hope, which aims to provide assistance and support to Americans who are unable to cover their medical expenses and require help coordinating services. Additionally, he has served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin and ran a fundraising campaign for RIP Medical Debt. His commitment to community service is further evidenced by his receipt of several awards, including the Healthcare Transformation Award from The Alliance in 2023, The Rising Star in Benefits Advising in 2015, and two clients receiving 2023 Health Plan Hero Awards.

Outside of his career and civic engagements, Mr. Leatherberry enjoys a fulfilling personal life. He is a father to four children and finds joy in traveling, reading, and running marathons. Looking ahead, he aims to establish himself as a leading figure in promoting health and wellness through innovative healthcare models.

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