Thomas Hughes, RHU®

Vice President and Executive Board Member

With Over 27 years of experience designing health and welfare programs, Tom has a well-rounded expertise to support clients’ benefits goals and administration initiatives.

Tom’s specialties include benefit plan design, market analysis, federal and state regulatory compliance, alternative funding methods, HR technology solutions, and developing employee communication strategies.

Tom became a partner at InterWest in 1996 and is currently a member of the firm’s Executive Board and 401(K) Trustee Board.

Industry wide, Tom serves as a board member of the Council of Employee Benefit Executives where he is currently chair of CouncilPAC, a Political Action Committee that serves the broker community and employers.

Tom is committed to giving back to the community over the years; having served on numerous board’s including Enloe Hospital Foundation, Chico Community Scholarship Association, Chico Noon Rotary, Chico Chamber of Commerce, Chico Economic Planning Corporation and Bidwell Presbyterian Church.

Tom is a graduate of California State University, Chico where he earned a degree in Business Administration and holds the professional designation of Registered Health Underwriter (RHU).

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