Instructor Biography

 Mark J. Dunlop, CEBS, FLMI, CLU, ChFC, CFP, RHU, REBC, AEP, AFC, RFC

 

Principal
Designed Benefit Incentives
St. Louis, Missouri

Mr. Dunlop has spent most of his 30-plus years’ career in benefits and financial services working with installation, funding, communication education, training and administration of employee benefit, financial services and investment plans. Past experiences include being the regional wholesaler (director) for Mass Mutual’s large corporate market and U.S. insurance group coordinating institutional sales, and prior to that being part of the leadership team that administers self-funded trusts and compliance and participation issues for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Other former employers include Mutual of America, Financial Data Planning, Aetna and Metropolitan. Mr. Dunlop has been a faculty member at various entities including the University of Miami (Florida), St. Louis University, Maryville and the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Mr. Dunlop received his master’s degrees (M.S.M., M.S.F.S.) from the American College in Pennsylvania and his B.B.A. degree with a health and welfare/pension and actuarial concentration from The College of Insurance (now part of St. John’s University) in New York. Mr. Dunlop has been a CEBS instructor since 1983. He has served on various International Foundation and International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) boards and committees, presents at various Foundation and ISCEBS live and Web-based educational events, and is on the editorial board of Benefits Quarterly.

Mr. Dunlop teaches Health Benefit Plan Basics and 401(k) Plans in the Certificate Series.