Denis Lynch

Vice President, Employee Benefits

email Denis | 860.990.6352


Responsibilities
Denis D. Lynch is a Vice President and Principal in the Employee Benefits division. Denis leads client teams in the delivery of C.M. Smith and Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) services to a variety of incumbent clients, while also seeking to identify organizations likely to benefit from the resources and expertise C.M Smith and BAN offer.

Years of Service
Denis joined the Agency in 2010.

Experience
Mr. Lynch has over 25 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. Beyond his tenure at C.M. Smith, Denis’ background includes 16 years in various client management and analytical roles at two large brokerage and consulting firms.

Immediately prior to joining the Agency, Denis served as a Vice President and Practice Account Manager, focusing on coordinating and providing value-added services primarily to middle-market clients. Earlier in his career, Denis gained valuable experience on the insurer side as a group health, life, and disability underwriting Team Leader and Financial Analyst.

Education
Denis earned a BS in finance from the University of Connecticut. He also holds a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation, is a Fellow of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists, and has completed all educational requirements for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.

Denis earned accreditation as a Certified Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Professional by the National Association of Health Underwriters.

He holds life, accident, health, and personal lines licenses in Connecticut and a number of other states.