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Professional Staff


Daniel R. Timmermann

SVP, Practice Leader

phone: 312.683.7148
email: dtimmerman@schwartzbrothers.com
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Daniel R. Timmermann is Senior Vice President and Practice Leader of Schwartz Benefit Services, Inc.’s Corporate Employee Benefit Practice.  Dan heads a team of experienced professionals that have in-depth product knowledge, technical expertise, excellent communication skills and are dedicated to providing best in class service to our customers.

With over 20 years of experience, Dan relies on his vast knowledge of the health-care insurance industry to help his clients manage their benefits program through sound strategies and innovative, cost effective plan solutions. He specializes in self-funding programs providing proprietary monthly and quarterly financial reports allowing clients to better understand their financial position and make better plan decisions.

He was integral in the creation of SBSI’s “Employee Benefits Audit” program which helps companies analyzing their existing benefit program. This comprehensive tool has three parts: SWOT Analysis, Benchmark Study and Financial Strategy Roadmap. His consulting approach is holistic encompassing all aspects of the employee benefit program – administration, communication, technology, HR support, health improvement, compliance and financials including budget, underwriting and actuarial analysis.
As Practice Leader, he is responsible for maintaining and enhancing key vendor partnerships, developing best practices and strategies, and supporting our clients and team members with the best tools and resources. 
His experience includes financial strategies for long term healthcare cost control, creating successful employee wellness programs, Human Resource Information Systems , Payroll , Pension Planning, Estate Planning, DEI Management Training and LIFO Training. He serviced as Regional VP for America's Choice Healthcare Plans and Sales Director for NYLCare Health Plans of the Midwest.
Dan has two children and is long time resident of Hinsdale.  He enjoys volunteering working with The Community House, Little League Baseball & Travel Programs, School Districts 86 & 181 and the Hinsdale Food Bank.