Jude works directly with decision makers to deliver financially efficient benefit plans for companies committed to attracting and retaining quality employees. Analyzing medical and Rx claims data drive savings by deploying programs that include onsite clinics, Rx carveouts, transparency tools, and others. Jude executes strategies that increase plan members access to high quality, lower cost care, resulting in cost savings for employers and plan members.
Before joining Apex Benefits in November of 2016, Jude founded the Japanese Business Division at a nationally ranked top 75 independently own firm, serving on the board of the Japan American Society of Indiana. Jude brings over 25 years of experience in self-funding and population health strategies, with a reputation for implementing programs to reduce overall costs to employers. Jude has been actively involved in a number of broker advisory boards with several national insurance companies.
Jude has been married for over 27 years to his wife, Colleen, and has three children. His passion outside of his family is coaching youth, where he enjoys teaching fundamental skills to be successful in sports and in life. Jude graduated from Indiana University in 1986 with a degree in Finance.