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  Ted Carlson, CEBS, CMC, FIMC

Managing Principal / President
Carlson’s Consulting

Certificates & Honorary Designations

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)
Certified Management Consultant(CMC)
Fellow, IMC-USA
Fellow, CEBS

Relevant Previous Business Experience:

Ted Carlson, the managing principal of Carlson’s Consulting, has over 25 years experience providing plan sponsors with practical solutions. His experience includes:

Insurance industry: 18 years experience managing plans covering over 200,000 members in numerous industries and various size employers with Blue Cross & Blue Shield.

TPA/Managed Care: Chief operating officer of a third party administrator (TPA) managed care subsidiary of a major hospital system.

Private industry: Designed, implemented and administered benefit and compensation plans while taking a 1,300 employee subsidiary private in an asset buyout.

Active in professional organizations, he teaches courses in the design/administration of employee benefit plans and health care economics at the University of Houston (recipient of the 1996 Special Service Award). President (1994) of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin and participates in numerous professional and technical seminars. Mr. Carlson is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a national director for the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC-USA) serving on their executive board.


  • Health Care Cost Dynamics Change with Defined Contribution Plans
  • Managing Employee Benefit Costs in the New Millennium
  • Lowering Health Care Costs by Changing our Paradigms
  • EDD's Hidden Cost for Health and Welfare Benefit Plans
  • The Process of Automating Employee Benefit Plans


Carlson's Consulting is an employee benefits management consulting firm which provides clients with independent and objective advice. Our focus is helping clients establish and maintain cost effective - high quality employee benefit plans. Consulting services range from process improvement (plan evaluation) through technical compliance and includes strategic planning, ERISA compliance, vendor performance audits, plan design recommendations, RFP issuance/evaluation, managed care implementation/evaluation and cost analysis.


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