Vice President, EbenConcepts
David C. Smith is Vice President, Compliance and Health & Welfare Benefits for EbenConcepts, a Fayetteville, North Carolina benefits consulting firm. He is a native of Banner Elk, NC, and a graduate of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Central University School of Law. His background includes work in government as a regulator and policy advisor, with industry (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina) in sales and marketing, and as a compliance specialist, working with employers and insurance agents on federal and state issues that employers face.
David is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, serving in leadership positions at the local, state and national levels for the organization. He speaks throughout the country, mainly focusing on educating employers and agents, brokers and consultants on the impact of various state and federal laws on the purchase and regulation of employer-based health benefits, and has been recognized nationally for his public speaking, winning the NAHU 2011 William G. Wetzel Excellence in Public Speaking Award. David currently serves as the Chair of the association’s Professional Development Committee and as a member of the Governance Committee.