Meet the Speakers: Boston

May 28, 2019 Danielle Ashbaugh

Nancy McCarrick

Senior Vice President

53 State Street
Boston, MA 02110
Office +1.617.807.8552
Mobile +1.781.706-0793


As Senior Vice President in the Health Solutions practice, Nancy cultivates and leads Aon’s relationships with major global clients.  In support of her clients’ goals, Nancy oversees the delivery of a broad range of specialized services and initiatives, providing ongoing critical analysis and strategic advice. She has extensive experience managing M&A related health and benefits harmonization specifically in the technology sector.  This work includes strategy redesign, measurement solutions, and complex bidding and negotiations.


In addition to her client work, Nancy is part of Aon’s national innovation and thought leadership team.  This team is responsible for development and deployment of strategic solutions that drive client success. 


Prior to joining Aon in 2018, she was a partner at a major global consulting firm where she served as the lead consultant for several of their largest employers.  Nancy initiated and led their national health and benefits retail vertical that provided enterprise-wide thought leadership specific to the retail sector. Nancy began her career in large market sales for a national health plan where she was trained in underwriting and learned the intricacies of provider payment models and care management. 



Kevin Smith

Senior Vice President
East Region Large Market Leader
259 North Radnor Chester Road, Suite 160
Radnor, PA  19087
Office +1.610.834.3335
Mobile +1.215.498.0595



As the East Region Large Market Leader in Aon’s Health & Benefits practice, Kevin is responsible for driving strategy, growth and retention for large market employers in the region.  In this role he will work closely with our offices in the East to build intellectual capital, healthcare innovation capabilities and comprehensive forward-thinking strategies for Aon’s large market clients.  Additionally, Kevin will serve as a Senior Level Strategist for key accounts in the region to develop advanced benefits strategies targeting trend mitigation, digital navigation, technology and engagement to assist employers with adjusting to the evolving benefits landscape.


Prior to joining Aon, Kevin served as the East Market Exchange Solutions Leader at a large Consulting firm.  He has over 19 years of experience in Employee Benefits, including Consulting, Underwriting, Engagement and Account Management.


Kevin is a recognized leader in developing innovative benefit strategies for both mid-size and large employers. He has also been a driving force in the evolution of private exchanges and digital engagement and has been a keynote speaker at numerous industry seminars and conferences.  Topics for his speaking engagements include Health Care Reform, Employee Benefits Trends, Technology and Consumerism.



Peter Mongeau, CEBS
Senior Vice President
53 State Street, Suite 2201
Boston, MA  02110
Office +1.617.457.7613
Mobile +1.781.367.8783



Peter is a Senior Vice President and the Local Health & Benefits (H&B) Practice Leader in Boston, Massachusetts. In this role, Peter is responsible for managing all aspects of Aon’s Boston H&B consulting services, ensuring client value with insightful strategic advice, practical solutions, rigorous financial management, expert guidance and day-to-day support (as an extension of a client’s internal teams). 

Prior to joining Aon in 2017, he worked as a lead consultant for a major global consulting firm, where he partnered with clients in multiple industries on a range of complex and business-critical health and benefit challenges, driving improvements in costs, quality, service and employee engagement. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of human resources for a large financial services company, responsible for U.S. employee benefits and compensation programs, workforce systems and reporting, finance, compliance, communications and employee relations, and was the HR business partner for both U.S. and global administrative services. Prior to this, Peter managed a communications consulting group.

Peter’s expertise includes his unique perspective to his consulting, where he understands the importance of developing well-informed strategy that can be executed effectively and timely. He traverses easily between the C-suite and the front-line, bring all perspectives to bear in getting to the best client solutions. He is also adept at developing true partnerships among clients and their vendors to best leverage his clients’ investments.


Nancy Buckman

Vice President – Health Transformation

53 State Street | Suite 2201

Boston, MA 02109

Office +1.617.457.7772
Mobile +1617.515.9867




Nancy is a Vice President on the Health Transformation Team, helping clients address, integrate and leverage clinical, behavioral health and wellbeing services into an overarching population health and wellbeing strategy, guiding benefit and program design, implementation and evaluation.



Nancy held clinical services leadership, operational and consulting roles in physician practice administration, health plan management, care/disease management, provider contracting and specialty managed care. Earlier in her career Nancy served as Vice President, Health & Welfare Strategy at Fleet Financial Group, establishing and managing the first self-insured POS program, fitness center and integrated behavioral health/EAP programs.

Prior to joining Aon, Nancy was a member of the Clinical Integration team at UMass Memorial Health System, helping lead the system’s transition to value-based care delivery, including designation as a Medicare ACO, performance improvement in primary care as well as PCMH and care management design. She served as a member of the UMMHC employee wellness, behavioral health and primary care executive advisory committees.

Nancy served as Program Director and East Asia Market Leader for Partners Healthcare System, developing and managing clinical, education and research relationships with healthcare organizations in South Korea and China.  She also was responsible for the design and implementation of a health education/assistance programs for foreign families, including virtual consultation visits and executive health services.

Nancy has also served as adjunct Nursing faculty and advisor at University of Connecticut and Boston University.  As a member of the AAACN task force she assisted in development of the 2017 Scope and Standards for Professional Nursing Practice in Ambulatory Care.



Nancy brings over 30 years of strategy and operations experience in the clinical delivery system, health plans and employee benefits to her work with clients. She brings first-hand experience in alternative delivery systems design, ACOs, population health management, primary care, behavioral health care, centers of excellence, care management and value-based payment arrangements in organizations ranging from large academic health systems to venture-funded start-up companies.

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