July 20, 2012
Mangan was appointed chief executive of United Benefit Advisors (UBA), an independent employee benefits advisory
Mangan has worked in employee benefits for 20 years. His
experience spans corporate leadership, sales, services and operations.
Before joining UBA, Mangan served as the EB president of the
New England Region of USI Insurance Services; president of the employee
benefits division of HUB International; and president of Willis Life of Texas,
where he also was South Central Employee Benefits Practice Leader.
Mangan previously was board member on the Council of
Insurance Agents and Brokers, as well as chairman of its Industry Affairs
Committee. In addition, he has served on the National Broker Advisory Councils
of Aetna, Cigna and United Healthcare.
Mangan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration
from Westminster College and his master’s in business administration from Troy
State University. He also is a graduate of the Insurance Executive Leadership
Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and he
has earned the designation of Certified Managed Care Executive (CMCE) from
“We are excited about Thom joining us and believe he brings
a bold vision and considerable experience to our organization that will
ultimately add tremendous value for all employers working with UBA member firms,” said Jordan Shields, president of The SSM Group, of Novato, California,
and UBA board chair.
His UBA appointment
was made effective May 18.