Chairman & CEO
Peter is the founder of American Benefits Consulting (ABC) and has been its Chairman & CEO since inception in 1979. Peter has
over 40 years of experience in the insurance and benefits business and has a long track record of success in helping some of
the largest companies in the world provide cost effective, industry leading benefit programs to the executive group and total
employee population. Peter also has significant experience and success working with the leading carriers in the industry
designing new insurance products to help Fortune 100 companies adapt to the increasing complex and challenging economic climate.
President & Principal
Eric joined ABC in 2003 following a career leading Compensation and Benefits functions for several Fortune 500 companies. Eric
has over 20 years experience in the HR and Employee Benefits field. As President of ABC, Eric is responsible for overall Company
leadership and strategic direction, as well as shared business development responsibilities. Eric also maintains active consulting
and relationship roles with many of ABC’s key clients. Prior to joining ABC, Eric was the SVP – Compensation & Benefits for Starwood
Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Eric also held senior Compensation and Benefit leadership positions for PepsiCo, Tambrands Inc., and
HomeGrocer.com. Eric has an undergraduate degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University (1989) and an MBA in Finance
from the Stern School of Business at NYU (1992).
Principal - Group & IDI Insurance Practice Lead
Jeff joined ABC in early 2010, and has responsibility for business development, client relationship management and has key consulting
roles with many of ABC’s key clients. Jeff has over 24 years experience in the insurance industry with deep expertise in the areas of
Group Life & Disability as well as International Benefits. He founded Corporate Life Consultants with Paul Connolly in 1991 and helped
build the business to over 50 clients, many of which came from the Fortune 500, until being acquired by Gallagher Benefit Services in
2005. Jeff graduated from Ursinus College with a BA in Economics (1986).
Principal - Business Development & International Practice Lead
Paul joined ABC in early 2010, and has primary responsibility for business development and client relationship management. Prior to
joining ABC, Paul was a Principal along with Jeff Jones at Corporate Life Consultants since 1992. Paul was also a National Account
Manager with CIGNA Healthcare in their Philadelphia Group office. Paul has significant experience assisting large corporations with
Group Life and Disability as well as Expatriate medical and dental plans. Paul graduated from Lafayette College with a BA in Government
and Law (1984).
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Consultant
Craig has over 30 years' experience in the Group Benefits industry and joined American Benefits in 2010 to oversee the Group
and Voluntary Benefits practices for American Benefits. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He began his career with
MetLife where he served in various sales, marketing, and operational capacities including head of National Accounts, Chief Marketing
Officer for Institutional Business, and Senior Vice President and P&L owner for their Group businesses. He held a similar role at
Guardian Life where he was responsible for the Group Life, Accident, and Disability lines of business as well as the Marketing
organization and key technology initiatives. Most recently, Craig was Senior Vice President at CIGNA where he managed the Group
Insurance sales, Account Management, and Product Development organizations. Craig received his BS from Lehigh University and
his MBA from Manhattan College.