Mike Andrade

Benefits Advising

Advisor & CEO, Maverick Benefit Advisors

“Mike has served in the healthcare, employee benefits, and financial services space since 1993. As an independent benefits advisor he is changing the way employers think about their health insurance program. He uses his unique combination of peer-to-peer collaboration, claims data, practical innovations, research, and life experiences to help his client’s craft health plans built for long-term success.
His company is Maverick Benefit Advisors and specializes in working with firms that are frustrated with the current state of healthcare’s impact on their employee’s financial wellbeing and the organization’s bottom lines.
Michael is not a native Texan, but he got here as soon as he could. He’s lived in the Houston area since 1996 and prior to that was a resident of California. Mike’s professional background includes:

  • Financial Underwriter for a major health insurance company
  • Consultant major accounting firm.
  • Sales Leader with a major Insurance company
  • Executive for a major insurance company
  • Benefits Advisor for a national brokerage firm.

Andrade is the Founder and host of the industry-leading podcast Solving Healthcare, where he identifies and promotes companies that are positively disrupting healthcare. His podcast interviews can be found at www.solvinghealthcare.net. Andrade resides in Sugar Land, TX with his wife Tracy. Together they have 6 kids and 2 grandkids.