Dirk Hansen, CEBS
Senior Vice President, Principal – Employee Benefits Practice Leader
Dirk has 40 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. The first fourteen years of Dirk’s professional career were with a large insurance company where he served in a number of sales and management positions. For over 30 years he has been serving as an employee benefit advisor assisting employers in the design and implementation of competitive benefit programs.
Some of Dirk’s work experience and professional activities include:
- Directed the sales and implementation process of several group benefit programs for a large insurance company. These programs consisted of life, medical, dental, vision, disability, and long-term care plans. These included employer groups with several thousand employees.
- Part of an insurance company management team that launched an HMO medical product in the state of Texas. Participated in the formation of the provider network, provider contracting, and implementation of quality improvement programs.
- Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS). This is a ten-course program offered by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Founding member of the Cincinnati/Dayton CEBS chapter and served as an officer for several years. Has held several positions with the Dallas/Fort Worth CEBS Chapter including President.
- Started an employee benefit practice in 1997, assisting employers with their employee benefit programs. Sold the practice to an insurance agency in 2006 then built his book of business to over one million dollars in revenue before coming to RHSB in 2018.
Dirk received his B.A. in Business Administration & Psychology from Hastings College in Hastings, NE.