Since 1968, OptiMed has been bringing simplicity and transparency to employee health benefits.


OptiMed is a full-service employee benefits company providing self-funded and fully-insured products and partners. Over the past five decades we have honed our customer service experience to provide the best coverage and access to right answers, fast.

Our portfolio of health insurance products offer creative solutions that help brokers and employers address the challenging and ever-changing healthcare market.

Our Executive Team

  • Andrew Bard


    Andrew helps carriers, brokers and distribution partners around the globe thrive in the ever-evolving health insurance industry.

    Prior to leading the OptiMed team, Andrew was President of Tokio Marine HCC’s Medical Insurance Group. He worked with over 8,000 distribution partners in 79 countries and led the transformation from a small family-owned general underwriter to one of the largest providers of international medical insurance.

  • Brenna Gray

    Vice President, Marketing

    Brenna Gray is Vice President of Marketing. She works to enhance our brand making it easier for our partners to engage their clients. Brenna has over 15 years of advertising and marketing experience ranging from traditional direct mail and broadcast to social media, digital, and lead generation. She has worked with a wide variety of digital platform tools, during development and marketing. She also has a strong sales background having been a Sales Director for over 6 years. Her love of sales and marketing combined drive her to help not only our brand reach its goals, but also help our partners achieve success within our platform. Brenna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of South Carolina.

  • Tim Dewey

    Vice President, Operations

    Tim Dewey is a Vice President of Operations. He works to improve the operational performance and service provided to customers.

    Tim has helped multiple organizations throughout his career achieve their business objectives through innovative operational and technical solutions. He has established operational performance objectives, standardized business processes, and implemented technical solution that increase organizational performance, while improving the customer experience.

    Tim is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters. He was the 2015 recipient of Kofax’s Vendor Innovation Award for Claims Management . He has also written and developed 2 training courses on effective performance in remote work environments.

    Tim holds a Bachelor’s in Science in Pre-Law from University of New Haven.

  • Brian Monahan

    Chief Financial Officer

    Brian Monahan is the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis and tax functions at OptiMedHealth. Brian has over 25 years of experience building and leading finance teams with significant operating scale and complexity. He began his career in public accounting including time with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and over the past twenty years has held key management positions at both large publicly traded multinationals, as well as entrepreneurial private equity sponsored enterprises.

    Throughout his career, Brian has developed and deployed financial strategies and systems to support profitable growth initiatives across several industries, including the health insurance industry. He has a proven track record of implementing high-impact growth strategies, robust internal controls, and efficient and transparent reporting systems.

    Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts.

Interested in joining the OptiMed team?