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Holmes Murphy Adds Jason Mahler to Houston Leadership Team

Experienced strategist joins one of the largest employee-owned-and-controlled brokers in the country.

Holmes Murphy is excited to welcome Jason Mahler to its Houston team. As the Head of Consulting and Actuarial Services for Houston and Central Texas, Mahler will lead the consulting strategy in the area market. He is joining the new leadership team in Houston, along with Travis Brashear, market leader, and Don Harrison, head of business development, to grow the local markets and collaborate with ACAP Healthworks on growth opportunities and new innovations.

Mahler brings more than 15 years of experience consulting in all areas of group health and welfare benefit programs, including strategy and design, wellbeing, consumer-driven healthcare, plan financing, procurement, and delivery system transformation. Prior to joining Holmes Murphy, he was Senior Vice President – Health Solutions at Aon. In this position, Mahler worked with employers on their long-term benefits strategy, as well as served on internal teams where he focused on driving innovation and developing the next generation of healthcare solutions.

“We are fortunate to be adding Jason to our Houston leadership team,” said Travis Brashear, Vice President, South and Central Texas Market Leader. “Jason has a track record of delivering healthcare strategy to some of the largest employers in the US. He’s a true intellectual and an innovator in our industry.”

Additionally, Mahler is a seasoned public speaker who has presented at the National Business Group on Health, the DFW Business Group on Health, and the Houston Business Coalition on Health.

“I’m excited to be joining a firm with such a significant focus on healthcare innovation and solution development. I have worked in healthcare in Houston for my entire career, and the industry has never been more in need of creative and disruptive solutions,” Mahler said. “Holmes Murphy is a fast-growing, private firm with an impressive team of health and benefits experts, and I am enthusiastic about the future that we are building.”

Mahler is a graduate of Abilene Christian University and lives in Houston with his wife and two sons.

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