Graham Smith is vice president, brokerage with United Insurance Group (UIG), a national FMO specializing in the Medicare/senior market. He is a licensed agent with over 20 years of experience in the health insurance industry. He is responsible for all aspects of supporting and growing the national agent/broker distribution channel within UIG. This includes developing and maintaining relationships with national and regional carriers as well as identifying new partnership opportunities. He has held leadership positions in sales and marketing, operations, Medicare and customer experience with carriers including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Health Alliance Plan. His unique combination of experience with the agent distribution channel, sales, marketing, product development and customer service from both the insurance company and agent/broker sides of the business as well as significant Medicare experience provide him with a unique perspective and deep industry knowledge. Smith is a graduate of Purdue University School of Technology and earned his MBA from Oakland University. He holds both the AHIP Certified Healthcare Insurance Executive and Long Term Care Professional designations.