Health Underwriters awards Chris Bender top honor for Legislative Excellence
Chris Bender, CBC, and VP of Benefits for the Warren G Bender Company, has received Sacramento Health Underwriters’ Legislative Excellence award.
“Chris was nominated and vetted by his peers and the top local leaders in our industry,” said SAHU President, Cerrina Jensen. “SAHU’s Legislative Excellence award represents significant achievement.”
Bender, a resident of Lincoln, has been a leader on the SAHU Board of Directors since 2013. He has served as Legislative Chair at the same time that the Affordable Care Act has been implemented. The Legislative Excellence Award recognizes Chris’s tremendous work as a consumer activist on behalf of his clients, fellow insurance brokers and the Sacramento Association of Health Underwriters.
“I’m excited that we can pay tribute to the leaders in our industry on a local level. Chris has been a key player for our industry in helping to educate legislators about how reform affect business and individual clients” said California Health Underwriters State Legislative VP, Dave Fear, Jr.
Bender responded, “It is a blessing to work with such a fine group of professionals in the Association of Health Underwriters. Being united helps us work toward our goals of effectively educating groups and individuals alike and focus on delivering affordable insurance to all citizens of our great nation.”
The Sacramento Association of Health Underwriters (SAHU) is a local chapter of the California Association (CAHU) and the National Association (NAHU). Our vision is that every American will have access to private sector solutions for health, financial and retirement security, as well as the services of insurance professionals to assist in navigating these areas. SAHU’s mission is to improve our members’ ability to meet the health, financial and retirement security needs of all Americans through education, advocacy and professional development.