Our goal is to help you make the best possible decisions about your insurance and risk management programs. We do this by having expert knowledge of insurance policy language and of the current marketplace, and by providing 100% impartial and objective advice. We do not have premium volume commitments and loss ratio concerns to worry about. Instead, we focus solely on doing what is best for you, our client.
Our expertise in financial accounting and self-funded health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans allow us to take a consultative approach when assisting clients with their benefit programs. We believe that each client's benefit package should be tailored to correlate with their corporate philosophy, satisfy budget limitations, and meet the needs of their individual employees.
Leading Edge Insurance and Consulting Services is an employee benefits consulting firm that is dedicated to providing high quality consulting level services to employers of all sizes. We strive to become an integral part of our clients' benefits team, providing a full scope of services, including rate development, contribution strategies, plan design, ACA compliance, and budget and financial statement preparation.
By working with our clients to develop long term benefit strategies, our clients can forecast budgets more accurately and can exhibit more control over rising healthcare costs.
Ken Jones is a graduate of Franklin University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Ken is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has over 26 years of experience in the insurance industry. His career started in 1990, where he became and Insurance Examiner with the Ohio Department of Insurance. He performed and assisted on triennial exams, target exams, qualifying exams and company supervisions. He also coordinated and conducted the on-site EDP financial audits of insurance companies licensed to do business in the State of Ohio. In 1997, he was appointed as a Deputy Liquidator/ Rehabilitator for the State of Ohio where he supervised all activities relating to the complete accounting cycle of insolvent insurance companies, insuring that all accounting policies, procedures, and controls were achieved. In addition, he supervised and developed procedures for the review and valuation of proof of claim forms filed by creditors of insolvent insurance companies.
Ken joined a large County government as the Director of Insurance and Risk Management in 2002, where he administered their self-insured employee health plan, workers compensation programs, insurance procurement, loss control, claims handling, accident investigations, adjusting services, contract review and special projects, as well as he managed the employee assistance and substance abuse programs.
Since 2011, Ken has been performing the duties of a Senior Account Executive, where he is an integral part of all of his clients’ benefits teams and provides a full scope of services. Ken understands the unique needs and opportunities of public sector entities as well as those of the private sector too. His expertise in financial accounting and self-funded insurance plans allows him to effectively assist clients with their benefit programs.