David started his insurance career in 1980 as a sales representative with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York. In 1985, he branched out on his own, leaving Metropolitan and opening D. Mordo & Associates LLC in New York City selling individual life and disability insurance, group health, life insurance and annuities.
David sold his agency in 1994 after having moved to Middletown, New Jersey, and took a job as a sales representative with Colburn Insurance Services in Manasquan, NJ, selling group health insurance products and also started to recruit brokers to the agency.
In December of 2000, Dave went to work at Walsh Benefits, an employee benefits general agency located in Fair Haven, NJ, where he directed the Small Group Operations department.
In February of 2016, went to work as director of compliance and broker education at Slattery GA, a subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. in Holmdel, NJ. Dave is now a compliance specialist with BenefitMall via its acquisition of Slattery GA in May of 2018.
In his 39 years in the industry, Dave has focused on consulting with brokers as well as small and large employers in the area of ERISA, HIPAA and PPACA and other employer issues concerning healthcare and health insurance. His advocacy on behalf on employers has taken him to the halls of Albany, Trenton and Washington, D.C., where he speaks with state and federal legislators and regulators.
As an active member of NAHU since 1999, Dave has served as a chapter president and local and state legislative chair. Nationally, Dave has served on NAHU’s Finance Committee, Governance Committee and LPRT Committee. He served on NAHU’s Legislative Council from 2011 to 2017 and was NAHU’s legislative chair in 2016.
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