Ryan Johnson, CBC

Senior Vice President, Benefits Consulting

Ryan is a Senior Vice President in our benefits consulting division and specializes in working with mid-market companies to improve and fine-tune their employee benefit offerings.  He is involved in all aspects of negotiations, plan architecture, contribution strategy, carrier selection, employee communication, and ongoing support.  Ryan enjoys collaborating with clients, problem-solving and providing new strategies to companies that can improve their plan for the company and its employees. Ryan’s creative and progressive ideas have helped many companies save a significant amount of money while maintaining a rich benefit offering.

Before working with Ardent Solutions, Ryan was a top Producer for one of the top 10 largest national insurance brokers in the country, Brown & Brown, Inc.  Previous to Brown & Brown, Inc., he worked for HIG Capital, a private equity firm, where he was responsible for sourcing and assessing new investment opportunities in growing companies.

Ryan is a native Houstonian and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.  He enjoys volunteering with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo,serves as a Board Member with the Texas Exes Houston Chapter and is part of the Alera Benefit Advisory Board.