Nelson Griswold

Nelson Griswold

Vice President of Voluntary benefits association 

Agency Growth Mastermind Network

One of the industry’s most recognized thought leaders, Nelson Griswold is the author of DO or DIE: Reinventing Your Benefits Agency for Post-Reform Success, the industry bestseller that has been hailed as the only comprehensive plan for agency leaders to reinvent their firm to survive and prosper in the new benefits environment.

He serves as Managing Director of the Agency Growth Mastermind Network, an executive peer-exchange network that helps agency owners remain profitable, relevant and independent and grow their business post reform.

A former senior executive and top producer at a national benefits communication and enrollment firm, Nelson is recognized as one of the industry’s leading authorities on worksite voluntary benefits and benefits communication.

Nelson consults on growth and voluntary benefit strategies with benefits agencies across the country and is a leading strategic consultant to carriers on voluntary benefits, broker activation and next-generation enrollment strategies. His clients include Aetna, Allstate, WellPoint, Aflac, Trustmark, Anthem, Washington National, Humana, Assurant, and RBC Insurance of Canada.

A regular on BenefitAdviserTV, the industry’s only TV show for brokers, Nelson is also a Contributing Editor and monthly columnist for Employee Benefit Adviser magazine and writes for Benefits Selling, Producers eSource and other leading industry publications. He is an in-demand keynote speaker and presenter at industry events and serves on the board of the Workplace Benefits Association.