The mission of ACEC Life/Health Trust is “to provide healthcare benefit solutions and services to support the business objectives of ACEC member firms and the health and well-being of the firms’ employees and families.” Since 1965, we have served this exclusive community, dedicating our efforts to supporting the health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance needs of engineering firms across the country. We do this by partnering with top leaders in the health insurance and health benefits industry to deliver unmatched value in health insurance coverage to ACEC Member Firms. The financial strength of the ACEC Life Health Trust is significant, providing peace of mind in this volatile healthcare environment. Rest assured, no one knows or consistently meets the needs of your firm better than we do. We look forward to the opportunity to earn and retain your business and, consequently, contribute to your engineering firm’s ongoing success.
The Trust holds over two times the industry standard
for financial reserves in excess reserves over anticipated claims.
Stronger financial strength equates to
Long term rate stability and an enhanced value proposition.
Chairman, Rose has 35 years experience as a professional engineer and is president of EMCS, Inc., which she founded in 1983. She has served on numerous ACEC State and National committees, including the ACEC Transportation Steering Committee.
Trustee, Heath has over 15 years of experience in the civil engineering and construction industries. He currently serves as CEO of Engineering Associates, where he has worked for the past 10 years. Heath has also served on the Board of Directors and several committees for ACEC Wyoming, and was recently appointed Secretary/Treasurer for the state organization.
Trustee, Ellen has 30 years of engineering experience and is currently a principal and member of the board of directors at Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. where she has been for the last 17 years. Ellen is a nationally-recognized water resources expert and has served on a number of committees and boards for professional organizations that serve the water industry.
Trustee, Chuck has over 30 years experience as a professional engineer. As a Partner and Director for Kier and Wright Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors in Northern California, he and his firm have been active in ACEC and multiple land development organizations in Northern California for the past 20 years.
Trustee, Marc is a Principal of Alper Audi, Inc. – Structural Engineers in St. Louis, MO, and has over 40 years of experience designing all manner of buildings for commercial, industrial, institutional and public projects nationwide. Marc has been active and is former Chairman and National Director for ACEC-Missouri, and is very involved in ACEC-National organization serving on committees and trusts.
Trustee, Elizabeth has over 20 years experience in the transportation consulting engineering industry and is president of Stolfus & Associates, Inc., which she founded in 2003. She has served on numerous committees, on the Board, and as President and National Director of ACEC Colorado. She has also served on the Planning Cabinet of ACEC.
Pat is a 30-year veteran of executive healthcare management. He has been the ACEC Life/Health Trust’s President for over 10 years. Previous executive management positions in healthcare included Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Bravo Health Texas, a Medicare Advantage Health Plan, President of The Feyen Group, a healthcare consulting firm specializing in executive management positions, and President and CEO for PacifiCare of Texas and Oklahoma. Pat has also served as President of the Texas Association of Health Plans.
Scott joined the Trust in November 2014 and has over 19 years of healthcare experience. He came to the Trust from Amerigroup Kansas, an Anthem Company, where he served as the Director of Finance for the Kansas Medicaid health plan. Prior to Amerigroup, he served as the Finance Director for LHP Hospital Group and as a Director of Capital Management for Triad Hospitals. He began his healthcare career working in Internal Audit for Tenet Healthcare Corporation in 1997.
April has 15+ years’ experience in both Marketing and Branding. Her experience spans multiple industries, from the Retail sector, Entertainment/Food & Beverage, Healthcare, and also Non-Profit. She’s helped build brands for Fortune 500 companies, such as Hallmark and JCPenney, growing the Entertainment brand Topgolf during their start up years, and also mid-size companies on the INC 5000 list. April, also uses her corporate experience to help our local community as a member of National Charity League, Junior League of Collin County and as the Co-Founder of Dress for Success Dallas.
With 25 years of executive administrative support experience, Suzanne brings her professional expertise, passion and a service heart to the ACEC Life/Health. Prior to joining the Trust in June 2019, Suzanne has supported many senior level executives in a variety of industries and cultures which has culminated into a well-rounded and diversified professional. She counts it a privilege to serve as administrative lead to the Trust’s President, Board of Trustees and staff.
Lindsay joined the Trust in May 2012 and successfully launched the Designed Wellness program in July, 2012. She has her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois in Health Planning and Administration with a minor in Chemistry, as well as her Masters of Arts Degree from Ball State University in Wellness Management and Business. Lindsay is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and a licensed life and health insurance agent.
Caprina brings more than 15 years of health insurance experience to the ACEC Life/Health Trust. She joined The Trust in July of 2015 and is responsible for managing health plans for member firms. Caprina holds a Master’s in Business Administration and is a licensed life and health insurance agent.
Lana studied Advertising at the University of Oklahoma where she graduated with a degree from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She joined the Trust in 2010 and was instrumental in the development and successful launch of the Select Plan and Advantage Plan, as well as Designed Wellness, the Trust’s strategic initiative on Wellness. Lana is a licensed life and health insurance agent.
Daniel joined the Trust in 2016. He came to the Trust from BlueCross BlueShield of Texas where he worked in Underwriting. He worked for Texas Instruments prior to joining the healthcare industry. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from UT Dallas.
“Coach” Oscar offers over 17 years of experience in Health, Fitness, and Wellness and brings that understanding to the Designed Wellness Team. His background in Health and Safety with UPS as well as Customer Service management combined with years as an independent fitness professional complement the Trust team. He joined in July 2017.
Heide has over ten years of experience providing exceptional quality administrative support to senior leadership staff to increase operational efficiency and professional client services. She joined ACEC/Life Health Trust in April of 2019.
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