Leadership Team

reaganReagan M. Crawford


Reagan is the founder and Managing Member of Crawford Advisors, LLC. He began his insurance career in 1977 when he formed Crawford, Slevin, & Hicks, Inc., an agency that grew to become the third largest independently owned benefits agency in the United States. Reagan’s expertise covers virtually every area health life and disability benefits. He is licensed for Life, Health, Property, Casualty and Surplus Lines coverage. During the course of his career, Reagan earned his National Association of Securities Dealers Series 6 & 7 License, his Series 60 & Series 66 Licenses and his Chartered Life Underwriter designation from The American College. He is a member of the National Life Underwriters Association, Million Dollar Round Table, Society of Professional Benefit Administrators, and Society of Financial Service Professionals.

R. Brian Bairbrian bair

Chief Operating Officer

Brian joined Crawford Advisors, LLC after serving as the Group Benefit CFO for Wachovia Insurance Services, with responsibility from Northern VA through New York City. Prior to Wachovia, Brian worked at Benefit Resources, Inc., an independently owned group benefit insurance agency in suburban Philadelphia. Brian has prior experience in public accounting, real estate and IT consulting. Brian has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Rutgers University and an MBA (Finance) from Drexel University. Brian is a member of the AICPA and NJSCPA.

Edward P. Bradyedward p brady

Senior Vice President

Pat has been a member of Crawford Advisors, LLC for eight years in the capacity of Account Executive, specializing in Private Equity. His primary duty is to attract and maintain large accounts. Prior to Crawford Advisors, Pat operated a printing company in Washington, D.C. where he was involved in all aspects of sales, human resources and administration. Pat is a graduate of Villanova University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

peter-colePeter Cole

Account Executive

Peter joined Crawford Advisors, LLC in September 2006 after working for 16 years at Aon Consulting as consultant and project leader for it’s key accounts and manager of the Health and Benefits practice in the Baltimore and Bethesda offices. He has more than 25 years of benefits experience specializing in the areas of strategic benefit planning, financial analysis, vendor analysis and selection, renewal negotiations, communications, and plan administration. Most recently he has worked with clients on a variety of projects directed at improving employee health and productivity. He works with clients in a variety of settings in both the private and public sectors and has experience with bargaining groups and Taft Hartley plans. Peter has a bachelor’s degree from Towson University and has completed graduate studies from the University of Baltimore.

Patrick C. Curran, CHCpatrick c curran

Senior Vice President

Pat has been in the Employee Benefits arena for over 32 years, working in various capacities. Pat spent 17 years with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland running a regional office and managing large account areas in the Baltimore region. He worked with large employers exclusively with self-funded medical plans. Pat has been successful in working with many large employers in the region, providing both consulting and brokering services. Pat has the designation of Certified Health Consultant (CHC). He is very engaged with his clients evaluating wellness initiative and programs that provide an ROI for companies. Pat is also very involved with volunteer and charity work with his church and travels frequently to Guatemala and Mississippi to work on various projects.

lisa-althouseLisa Althouse

Director of Operations

Lisa has worked for Crawford Advisors since April of 1989. She has held many roles within the organization from managing enrollment and billing, client accounting and the Cobra department. Lisa was also a programmer and systems analyst for many years. Currently Lisa manages the Operations and Production Department and oversees billing, client remittance, auditing, system set-up, production, web sites, transmissions and payroll processes. Lisa graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in Information Systems Management.


pchjr_largePatrick Haynes, Esq., LL.M.

General Counsel/ Vice President – Compliance

Patrick has a BA and an MBA from Rutgers University. In addition to his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University, Patrick also has a Master of Laws degree in Trial Advocacy from Temple University. He is a former trial lawyer and is licensed to practice law in both federal and state courts in NJ, PA, CT, the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court. Patrick joined Crawford Advisors in 2004, and his practice deals with all aspects of employee benefits, including all aspects of ERISA and the Affordable Care Act (PPACA). He has experience in designing, drafting and providing advice concerning all types of employee benefit programs, including both health and welfare plans. He offers daily review and support in matters involving COBRA, HIPAA and complex interpretations of the U.S. Tax Code. He lectures frequently on compliance and regulatory issues, updates as a result of new federal programs and can even host webinars to train your HR or management staff with regard to HIPAA or COBRA.

Please see our Webinar series (on this website) for monthly updates on various topics associated with PPACA, IRS regulations and other updates within the health & welfare benefits arena.

david noelDavid Noel, CBC, DHP

Director of Sales

David joined WorkforceTactix in December of 2006. He entered in the employee benefits industry in 1999 and currently serves as the Director of Sales. David has served as the President of the Baltimore and Maryland chapters of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and was named the Person of the Year for the Baltimore chapter in 2012.

kathleen janochaKathleen Janocha, CBC, CDHC

Director of Account Management

As Director of Account Management and Customer Service, Kathleen brings with her over 16 years of insurance experience including over 2 years with Crawford Advisors, LLC.  Kathleen began her career in the insurance industry in 2002 with BenefitMall, a National Third-Party Administrator. In November 2008, Kathleen transitioned to consultative work focusing on large group plan management. Kathleen possesses expertise and focus in the areas of client management, process development, and incorporation of administrative efficiencies to improve overall plan performance for our clients. In addition, Kathleen serves as a member of the Crawford Leadership Team and champions various internal projects at Crawford.

She’s a highly respected professional locally and nationally, and exemplifies premier service levels consistently demonstrated while building strong foundations and trustworthy relationships with clients and vendors. Kathleen served as a past President of the Baltimore Association of Health Underwriters (BAHU), in addition to several other board roles. Kathleen also possesses a Chartered Benefit Consultant, (CBC) designation.

scott mayerScott Mayer

Director of Data Analytics

Scott joined WorkforceTactix in the summer of 2008 as a Benefits Consultant. He was named Director of Data Analytics in May of 2013. Scott holds a degree in math and physics from Cornell University, and uses his skills to develop risk identification, management, and intervention strategies through our Informatix platform. Scott has been awarded the Legislative Excellence Award from the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), and, in 2013, was named Person of the Year by the Baltimore Association of Health Underwriters (BAHU). Scott’s insights and perspectives have led to him having articles published in multiple trade journals, and he has been featured in publications such as, Health Insurance Underwriter, and Employee Benefit Advisor Magazine, among others. Scott lives in Carroll County, Maryland, with his wife and two children.

John A. Cellucci

Managing Director, Philadelphia

John A. Cellucci brings 20 years of experience in senior management, sales, marketing, and client relations to his position of Managing Director of the Radnor, Pennsylvania office of Crawford

Advisors, LLC. Prior to joining Crawford, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Wachovia Insurance Services. John earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and computer science from Drexel University. He is active in the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and in several Chambers of Commerce in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is also an active board member of the St. Joseph’s Carpenters Society, an organization that helps low-income people become homeowners in the city of Camden, New Jersey.

ryan gordonRyan Gordon

Managing Director, Eastern Shore

Ryan is heading into his 20th year in the employee benefits insurance sector. After spending nine years at MAMSI/UnitedHealthcare, Ryan joined WorkforceTactix as the Vice President of Sales and an owner/shareholder. Ryan presides over WorkforceTactix’s Salisbury division, which oversees the Eastern Shore and Delaware communities consisting of over one million dollars in revenue. Ryan also directly consults with WorkforceTactix clients, many of which he has long term relationships with, located throughout Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Ryan has been actively involved in the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) for over ten years and is part of the Eastern Shore Association of Health Underwriters (ESAHU). Ryan has held numerous board positions for ESAHU, including Past President, Legislative Chair, and was named Person of the Year in 2010. Ryan lives in Centreville, Maryland with his wife and four children.