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International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
Senior Consultant Ascende

Mr. Ochoa is a senior consultant in the health and welfare practice for Ascende. Prior to Ascende, he worked for over 25 years at several carriers in the insurance industry in a variety of capacities. Mr. Ochoa started his career with Prudential Healthcare as a group underwriter. He took a position with Humana as director of underwriting for their Southwest Region. In that role, Mr. Ochoa managed an office with over 30 associates and was responsible for overall growth and profitability of six major markets. He took a position with Aetna as a senior account manager until he came to Ascende.


Senior Consultant, Health & Welfare

  • Company Name EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants
  • Dates EmployedNov 2012 – Present
  • Employment Duration6 yrs 8 mos
  • Location Houston, Texas Area

Senior Account Manager

  • Company Name Aetna
  • Dates EmployedJun 2008 – Nov 2012
  • Employment Duration4 yrs 6 mos
  • Location Houston, Texas Area

Senior Account Manager

  • Company Name Unicare
  • Dates EmployedJun 2007 – Jun 2008
  • Employment Duration1 yr 1 mo

Senior Sales Executive

  • Company Name Humana
  • Total Duration 8 yrs
  • Dates Employed 2004 – 2007
  • Employment Duration 3 yrs

Director of Large Group Underwriting

  • Dates EmployedAug 1999 – Jun 2004
  • Employment Duration4 yrs 11 mos

Manager - Group Underwriting

  • Company Name Prudential Healthcare
  • Dates EmployedAug 1987 – Aug 1999
  • Employment Duration12 yrs 1 mo


  • University of Houston
  • Degree Name MBA Field Of StudyGeneral Management
  • Dates attended or expected graduation 1996 – 1999

Graduated with Honors

  • Rice University
  • Degree Name Bachelor of Arts Field Of StudyEconomics and Management
  • Dates attended or expected graduation 1983 – 1987

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