Upcoming event

Tune in as we talk to successful entrepreneur Mike Dendy about Healthcare Benefits and Small Business: What You Need to Know.

Live Broadcast | Thursday January 31 | 12:30 pm ET

About This Event

Healthcare benefits and health insurance are an often discussed, yet little understood topic for many Americans, especially for small businesses and employers. This month, we’re joined by Mike Dendy, a successful entrepreneur and executive in the healthcare space, to discuss issues and solutions related to this important topic. Mike will share:

  • What he’s learned in healthcare that has informed his current work to serve small businesses
  • Why healthcare benefits matter to your business – and your employees
  • Forthcoming changes that may offer more healthcare options for small business employers

About Our Guest

Mike Dendy is the CEO of Association Health Plans of America (AHPA) and CarynHealth. Prior to that, Mike was Founder and Vice Chairman of Atlanta, Georgia-based Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS), a healthcare cost management company, serving the self-funded (ERISA) payer community.  After starting the company in 2005, Mike oversaw all aspects of AMPS management, ranging from sales and marketing, to finance, operations, and client relations, and helped AMPS grow from pure start up to over $22,000,000 in revenues in 2017. In April 2017, Mike led a financial event for the company selling 75% of its shares to three Private Equity Firms for $60,000,000. Prior to joining AMPS, Mike served as Chairman & CEO of HPS Paradigm Administrators, Inc. from 1997 until its subsequent sale in 2004. In 2004, Mike led the sale of HPS Paradigm to STI Knowledge, of Atlanta for $10,000,000. Mike has more than 25 years of healthcare, insurance, and management experience, and holds graduate degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and Healthcare Administration (MHA) and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Georgia in both Journalism and Psychology. In addition to his graduate and undergraduate achievements, Mike attended executive management programs at Harvard Schools of Business, Public Health, and Law Schools. Mike serves on the Advisory Board for the Robinson College of Business School of Healthcare Administration at Georgia State University and is the former Board Chairman for the National Safe Care Campaign. Mike was awarded the School of Health Administration’s Healthcare Executive of the Year in 2015. Mike has published over a dozen white papers on healthcare finance issues.

About Our Host

Fran Tarkenton is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame, playing quarterback for the University of Georgia, the Minnesota Vikings, and the New York Giants during a record-setting career that took him to three Super Bowls. Since retiring from football Fran has had a successful and publicly recognized business career, building more than 20 companies (including during his NFL career). Today, Fran is a trusted spokesperson for small business in America, appearing as a small business authority with television, radio, and print journalists.