Michelle Turner, MBA

Compliance Manager

As the Compliance Manager with Ardent Solutions, Michelle’s role is to have detailed familiarity and understanding of compliance and legislative issues and provide guidance on ACA, ERISA, and other State and Federal requirements related to health and welfare plans. Michelle performs compliance audits, creates wrap documents, orchestrates Form 5500 preparation, and facilitates the creation of business-friendly, customized compliance programs, materials and solutions for our clients. Michelle is known for her high attention to detail, efficiency, and responsiveness. Michelle began her insurance career in 2005, working for UnitedHealthcare as a Senior Service Account Manager.  At UHC She managed a full book of business for high performing Key Account Platinum Brokers, facilitated issue resolution and mentored new service account managers. After tiring of the cold winters, Michelle relocated to Austin, TX, where she joined Humana as an Account Advisor. Michelle transitioned to the brokerage side of the industry in 2008 and was a Senior Account Manager with Frost Insurance for clients ranging from 2 to 2,000 subscribers before joining Ardent Solutions in 2011. Originally from Wisconsin, Michelle is a graduate of Texas A&M University-Commerce where she earned her Master of Business Administration degree. She is married with three dogs and enjoys tandem cycling with her husband.