VP of Underwriting
Mary Jo is a 28 year veteran of the Health Insurance Industry. In 2007, Mary Jo was recruited by the Walsh Group, which was subsequently renamed to Aebly & Associates Insurance Services, Inc., from Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY where she gained 21 years of professional underwriting experience as a Senior Underwriter in the Actuarial Department. Mary Jo’s responsibilities included pricing and underwriting functions for the corporation’s larger books of commercial business, national accounts, and school consortiums. Mary Jo has an outstanding background in all alternative rating methodologies (retrospective, 80/20, minimum premium and self-funding).
Mary Jo’s exceptional knowledge of the rating manuals for all Western New York carriers gained from her experience in the industry has proven invaluable for customers of Aebly & Associates who rely on us to evaluate initial premium, project and verify renewals, evaluate claims experience, and keep a highly trained eye on all aspects of the rating process. Mary Jo earned the Managed Healthcare Professional (MHP) designation in the Spring of 2005 and the Employee Healthcare Benefits Associate (EHBA) designation in the Fall of 2006.