Segal's J. Richard Johnson Receives Award from State and Local Government Benefits Association

New York (4/14/14) —  J. Richard Johnson, Segal Consulting senior vice president and National Public Sector Health Practice Leader, was named Associate Member of the Year by the State and Local Government Benefits Association (SALGBA) at their annual conference in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

“Rick has been a continually valuable contributor to SALGBA over the years; speaking at our major events and serving as a resource for all our members,” said Tina Bowling, Executive Director of SALGBA. “We are thrilled to present him with this award in recognition of his efforts on behalf of our organization and the public sector benefits field.”

Mr. Johnson was presented with the award at the annual meeting’s luncheon. Cathie Eitelberg, Segal senior vice president and National Public Sector Market Director, introduced him via videoconference. “During Rick’s nearly 40-year career, he has consulted to health plans that cover tens of thousands of public-sector workers,” said Eitelberg. “At many SALGBA conferences, he has been known to have ‘session full’ signs placed on the door of his breakout sessions and has graciously served as a moderator of many panels.”

Mr. Johnson frequently consults on active and retiree health benefit programs and compliance with the Affordable Care Act. He works with numerous federal, state and local government healthcare plans and serves as Segal’s East Region Public Sector Practice Leader.

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The Segal Group (www.segalgroup.net) is a private, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in New York and with nearly 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members of The Segal Group include: Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting, Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc., and Segal Rogerscasey. In 2014, The Segal Group is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding by Martin E. Segal.

Segal Consulting (www.segalco.com), a member of The Segal Group, is a leading, independent firm of benefits, compensation and human resources consultants. In 2014, The Segal Group is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding by Martin E. Segal. Segal is headquartered in New York and has nearly 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and in Canada. Clients include state and local governments, corporations, non-profit organizations, professional service firms and joint boards of trustees administering pension and health and welfare plans under the Taft-Hartley Act.

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