• About Us

    About Us

Cindy Heine, CEBS President, Principal

Cindy has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, having begun her career as a hospital and hospice chaplain before joining the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in Baton Rouge, La. as the Vice President, Health Ministries. She’s held administrative and executive level positions with some of the Gulf South’s most prominent faith-based healthcare entities.

Cindy also serves as president of Associated Benefits Consulting where she leads a team dedicated to creating new employee benefit product offerings for existing clients and new markets, with a special focus on association plans.

She holds an M.B.A. from Louisiana State University, as well as a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business in conjunction with the International Foundation of Employee Benefits. She also is a member in the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.

Our Executive Team

Cindy Heine, CEBS

Cindy Heine, CEBS

President, Principal

With over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Cindy has held administrative and...

Arthur Tacchino, J.D.

Arthur Tacchino, J.D.

Chief Innovation Officer, Principal

Arthur Tacchino is a Principal and the Chief Innovation Officer at SyncStream Solutions, LLC. He...

Anna Silva

Anna M. Silva

Chief Business Development Officer, Principal

Anna has nearly three decades of professional experience in the field of health care, having...

Marcie O’Dwyer

Marcie O’Dwyer

Vice President of Strategic Relationships

With over 20 years of experience Marcie has worked in all aspects of the insurance...