About Us

our mission

Our Story

Advanced Professionals Insurance & Benefit Solutions is a practice that was originally established in 1997. Our practice is dedicated to providing exceptional service, sound advice and professional benefit consulting to plan sponsors and insurance carriers. We value our trusted relationships with our plan sponsors, carrier business partners, and our accredited producers.

As a General Agent, we use the following values to ensure that we give our clients the best service.





Our Mission

Who We Are

We are an innovative consultancy that works with every part of the wholesale healthcare benefits ecosystem – from insurance carriers to plan sponsors to producers – to drive better outcomes and shared benefit.

What We Do

We support the growth of small and medium-sized businesses with wholesale benefits solutions tailored to their industries and aligned with their needs.

What We Solve

For everyone we work with, we make their lives easier and help them achieve their goals faster. We deliver value in many ways, but with the same end result: businesses that are stronger, healthier, and better positioned for the future.

Our Leadership

We are a unique division of ABD that provides wholesale benefit consulting, benefit platform
management, product distribution management and administrative services.

Keith VanderZanden

EVP, Wholesale Benefit Practice

Tom Waller

VP, Business Manager

Nathan Edmondson

VP, Program Manager

Paul Baker

VP, Client Services Manager

Theresa O'Brien

Sr. Account Manager

Brian Haskins

Account Manager

Andrew Pham

Sr. business Analyst

Hong Shon

Reporting Specialist

Mai Ling Slaugher

Marketing Manager