Industry Veteran and OneDigital’s Managing Principal to Lead National Sales Force of Employee Benefits Company
Bill Carew, managing principal of Digital Benefit Advisor’s Hartford (Ovation), has been appointed senior vice president of growth for DBA, a national employee benefits firm with 25 offices across the country. Leveraging his expertise in developing strategic employer solutions, Carew, who will continue leading DBA’s Hartford office, will spearhead the company’s sales growth efforts and enhance DBA’s mid-market capabilities across its expanding national footprint.
“Bill is a thought leader in the employee benefits space and understands the profound changes impacting our current healthcare system,” says Mike Sullivan, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of OneDigital/OneDigital. “Since joining OneDigital in 2013, Bill has become a key member of our leadership team while continuing to jointly lead our DBA office in Connecticut to an exceptional level of growth and overall performance. Bill’s additional responsibilities will include helping us achieve similar results in all of our offices nationally.”
DBA offers leadership, simplicity, and value, combining the commitment of experienced local market advisors with sophisticated technology, industry expertise, and resources of a respected national company. As healthcare and insurance changes continue to evolve, DBA’s strategic leadership and operational support make the system work better for employers and employees. In addition to providing legal, legislative, and compliance expertise, the firm helps employers understand and navigate the complexities of the Affordable Care Act. Employers receive access to a broader variety of carriers, dynamic tools, and proprietary products, such as the company’s private exchange solution, OneDigital Marketplace (DBM). DBA drives value for employers and employees through aggressive, market-leading cost containment and innovative solutions.
Prior to joining OneDigital, Carew was president and CEO of Ovation Benefits, one of the nation’s top independent benefits firms headquartered in Farmington, Conn. Ovation became part of OneDigital in September 2013, opening DBA’s flagship office in Connecticut. A member of the Metro-Hartford Alliance Healthcare Council and past chairman of the Wellness Committee, he is a frequent speaker at industry meetings and an active contributor to business and industry panels influencing the direction of healthcare policy and legislative activity. Carew earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Boston College and a master’s degree in economics from Trinity College.