Tommy D. Teague – CEO

Tommy Teague joined the Office of Group Benefits executive team in December 2016. Mr. Teague has extensive experience in the administration of self-funded medical plans, prescription benefit plans and coordination with federal programs.

Mr. Teague first served as chief executive officer of the Office of Group Benefits from March 2006 through April 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Teague held several other positions at OGB, including deputy director and acting executive director from 1983 – 1991.

In addition to his prior stint as Group Benefits CEO, Mr. Teague served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Louisiana Health Cooperative, group benefits supervisor and risk manager for the city/parish of Lafayette, and executive director of the Pennsylvania Employees Benefits Trust Fund.

Mr. Teague has earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation, offered by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans in conjunction with the Wharton School of Business. He has also earned the Certified Government Benefits Analyst (CGBA) designation offered by the State and Local Government Benefit Association (SALGBA) in conjunction with Eastern Kentucky University.

He is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.