Michael J. Rodgers, Jr.

Managing Partner, Founder

Mick Rodgers is the founder and Managing Partner of Axial Benefits Group (ABG), an employee benefits consulting firm currently serving more than 200 corporate clients. ABG (formerly Atlantic Benefit Services) was founded in 2003, pioneered the formation and management of Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions in 2009, and provides services ranging from corporate health insurance and corporate 401(k) plans, to executive benefits and wealth management.

Mick received the prestigious “Adviser of the Year” award from Employee Benefits Adviser Magazine in 2017, as well as the 2018 "Leadership Award" from the Association for Insurance Leadership. He also co-authored, "BREAKING THROUGH THE STATUS QUO: How Innovative Companies Are CHANGING THE BENEFITS GAME To Help Their Employees AND Boost Their Bottom Line" and is a nationally recognized speaker on Employee Benefits, Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions and Fee for Performance compensation models.

Prior to starting ABG, Mick held senior consulting positions at Hays Companies (acquired by Brown & Brown- BRO), where he opened their Boston office, William Gallagher Associates (acquired by Gallagher - AJG), and Marsh & McLennan (MMC). Mick began his career as a civil engineer with Turner, the largest construction company in the United States.

Mick is a former Massachusetts high school wrestling state champion and collegiate wrestler for the University of Massachusetts, where he graduated from their School of Engineering with a Civil Engineering degree. He lives in Concord, MA with his wife and children.

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