USI Insurance Services
Michael Turpin is an executive vice president at USI Insurance Services, and is responsible for coordinating strategy and product development for USI’s national employee benefits division. He is responsible for 40 retail employee benefit consulting and brokerage offices across the United States and more than $350 million in employee benefit revenue.
Prior to joining USI in 2008, Turpin was the chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare’s Northeast region, its largest in the United States. He joined the company in early 2006 as president for U.S. key accounts serving small and mid-sized commercial clients across the United States.
Turpin has spent nearly 25 years in the health care industry. At Johnson & Higgins, he was an employee benefits consultant and benefits leader within Marsh, Mercer and A Foster Higgins Consulting. He served as national practice leader for employee benefits. Based in London from 2000-2003, he led Marsh’s middle market practice, which spanned 30 countries, and its European e-business teams. Turpin was elected a member of Marsh Europe SA’s Board of Directors, European Executive Committee and Mercer’s ICE Executive group.
He is committed to the challenge of reforming our health care system so all Americans have access to high quality, cost effective care. In addition to having met with federal and state regulators, he remains active in professional and business forums speaking on the need for reform that is characterized by public/private partnerships, and increased consumer and employer engagement. In particular, he stresses the need for personal responsibility of one’s health and restoring the role of the primary care provider in America.
He is especially committed to finding solutions to help improve the overall health of our children and sits respectively on the for-profit and non-profit boards of Launchcyte Equity Investors and Children for Children in New York. Turpin also has served as board member for Stepping Stones Museum for Children Museum, the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation and The Outback Center for Teens in New Canaan, Conn.
Turpin is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College, where he played baseball and majored in literature. Turpin is 47, married with three children and lives in New Canaan, Conn.