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NAPBA is a grassroots organization for third party administrators (TPAs) of employee benefits programs

About Us

The National Association of Benefit Administrators (NAPBA) is comprised of third party administrators (TPAs), using their collective talents and best practices to continually ensure all members flourish in the ever-evolving healthcare industry and consumer-directed health plans market. To further strengthen our position, we have partnered with ECFC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advocacy, education, advancement, and innovation of tax-advantaged benefit programs that facilitate choice for employers and employees.

President's Message

As we navigate the path forward in the Consumer Directed Healthcare (CDH) industry, I am delighted to remind you of the extraordinary opportunities that await members within our close-knit community.

NAPBA has always been a hub for collaboration and knowledge exchange. It is where like-minded TPA owners and executives converge to unlock unique opportunities that propel us toward excellence. Here, we foster an environment of sharing insights and borrowing perspectives, transcending the limits of individual knowledge.

Collaboration lies at the heart of our community. By working hand in hand, we not only strengthen our own businesses, but we also elevate the entire industry in the process. The power of synergy allows us to work together to discuss and evaluate complex challenges and evolving regulations, and, in the process, perhaps discover new avenues for growth.

Our commitment to sharing knowledge is unwavering. Through Fire Starter sessions, networking, and our annual conference, we offer a platform for continuous learning. In doing so, we help equip our members with the tools to lead with foresight, navigate change, and stay at the forefront of the CDH industry.

As President of NAPBA, I am excited to witness the remarkable advancements that lie ahead as we join forces to create a brighter future for all. Together, we will continue to embrace these unique opportunities and make our association one of increasing excellence.

Remember to mark your calendars for next year’s conference to be held at the legendary “Pink Palace” - The Don Cesar Hotel in St. Petersburg, FL from 9/22-9/25/2024. Save the date and stay tuned for updates… It’s going to be an event you won’t want to miss!

Thank you for your unwavering support and dedication.


Warm regards,

Javier Elizalde

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To support Third Party Administrators of employee benefits programs by promoting an environment where members can find help and encouragement through peer-to-peer mentoring and collaboration.

NAPBA Membership

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NAPBA is a unique and selective association dedicated to providing an enriching and stimulating environment for owners and key personnel of administrators doing business in the CDH and COBRA marketplace. 


Membership in NAPBA is by invitation only. This ensures that new members represent quality organizations that will add value to the association, as well as ensuring that the association provides value in return to the member. Membership requirements specify for an individual to join either as an “Owner” or as an “Executive” of the member TPA. The key here is that the individual member is one who has decision making authority and responsibility for the overall management of the TPA and/or its activities. The owner and/or executive is free to involve other coworkers in association events, but this should be in addition to the owner and/or executive’s active participation in those events.


 Annual Membership provides the benefit of:

  • Annual Conference registration for primary owner/executive (1 attendee) including informative sessions, fun evening events.

  • Participation in Fire Starter collaboration sessions where members are matched with members each month.

  • Being an industry voice as a grass roots organization

  • Continuing education, practice management, networking, peer discussions


Annual Membership

New and renewing members - $1,795


If you feel you meet the requirements, we invite you to consider applying for membership. Follow this link to the NAPBA Membership Form.

Board of Directors & Staff
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Proficient Benefit Solutions

San Antonio, Texas

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Vice President


Benefit Extras, Inc.

Burnsville, MN

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Executive Director

Former Owner and Co-Founder

BASIC Pacific

Rocklin, California



Denver, Colorado

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Director, Flexible Benefit Compensation Services
American Benefits Group

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Board Member

Peak One Administration

Post Falls, ID

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Board Member

Chief Operating Officer


Charlotte, NC

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St. Pete Beach, Florida

NAPBA Annual Conference

NAPBA stands out as an exclusive and discerning association committed to fostering an invigorating and dynamic atmosphere for TPA owners and key personnel of administrators operating within the CDH and COBRA sectors. Participation in the annual conference is restricted solely to existing NAPBA members.

This year, it will be in St. Petersburg, FL. Our conference features a wide variety of sessions to help our members and their businesses. These include presentations from industry leading speakers, and lively industry panels, all of which allow for healthy discussion and interaction.  But perhaps most importantly, our conference affords the unique opportunity to develop close professional and personal relationships with industry leaders representing all sectors of our market, from TPA’s, to the top technology vendors, to industry thought leaders. 


Employers Council on Flexible Compensation

ECFC is… the single organization that focuses its efforts on preserving, protecting and  defending the tax advantaged programs currently available to working families through employer plan sponsors.

Contact NAPBA

National Association of Professional Benefit Administrators

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