Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Wagner, Founder & CEO of Echelon Advisors is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with extensive knowledge in the insurance and risk transfer industry. He has led multiple teams, created and develop programs for national franchisors, state systems, hospital systems, and mid-size employers.
Mr. Wagner has 15 years of experience in the insurance business. Early in his career (2006), Thomas was chosen as Agent of the Year for United American Insurance. He has built 2 successful agencies selling the first agency in 2013. In 2017, one of Wagner’s captive programs was awarded the EmCap Exceptional Program Growth Award by Berkley Accident & Health.
In addition to Echelon Advisors Thomas also is a Founder and CEO of 1Pointe Health. 1Pointe was built around the understanding that the healthcare system can be extremely confusing and frustrating to navigate. We deploy a suite of best-in-class digital healthcare technology features to bring convenience and transparency to the healthcare system. We put our members in control of their health costs through on-demand access to providers, view their claims, deductible utilization, ID cards, and the ability to understand the cost for prescriptions and medical procedures before they get them. We achieve all of this through one user-friendly & cost-effective mobile app experience.
Accomplishments / Programs Develop
Elite EmCap, created and developed the Elite EmCap program. Elite was created as an open platform for employer groups with 50 – 2000 employees participating on their medical plan to join with other liked mind employers to stabilize their health insurance spend by joining a group medical captive.
VSBA created and developed the Virginia School Board Association group medical captive. The VSBA is made up of 133 K-12 public school districts.
Prestige International Insurance Limited was created and formed as a Bermuda-based captive holding company. The purpose of this organization was to create a turn-key captive holding company for our clients that would allow them the capability to access the captive market in a substantially more cost-effective way rather than having to create their own company from scratch.
Safe Harbor is a level-funded major medical program created for a GA partner that is growing rapidly.