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OUR STAFF

Daniel Crantz, President

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh in 1982, Dan has worked in the healthcare industry for over 30 years. Dan began his career as a Claims Analyst for Anchor HMO moving onto to Sales and Service for HealthChicago HMO and Humana as a Senior Account Executive servicing such clients as United Airlines, Motorola and the State Of Illinois. In 1999 Dan joined The Benefit Source Inc. and in 2016 purchased the assets of the company. Dan strives to find unique solutions to help employers find the best benefit solutions to meet their current and future needs.

Robert Gordon, Consultant

Bob, a graduate of Illinois State University in Business and Marketing, began his insurance career working on the carrier side, learning the group business from Anchor HMO, Captive Resources and New York Life. In 1992, he started The Benefit Source Inc. with a goal to provide Unique Product Employee Benefit and Enrollment Solutions to the business market place. In 2016 Bob sold the assets of The Benefit Source Inc., but remains an ongoing consultant, providing expertise to our staff and clients. Bob has formed an new company Power Voluntary Benefits (Affiliated with The Benefit Source) providing unique employee benefits focusing on financial wellness and additional niche products.

John Gill

With over 28 years of business experience, John has developed a strong Financial Background working in various management positions in local government. He was Employee of The Year in 2007 for The City of Chicago. John’s career performance highlights included developing The City of Chicago’s First and Only Centralized Summer Payroll System for over 25,000 local youth, He received recognition for developing the first ever colorized Budget presentation to The Chicago City Council along with collecting an estimated $750m in airport revenue at the unprecedented level of 99.84% of revenue billed for over 8 years. In 2010, John joined The Benefit Source, Inc. as an Insurance Benefit Specialist and assists in client development. John is deeply committed and involved in the Morton Grove Special Olympics Organization and is the Eucharist Minister at St. Mary’s of The Woods.

Meredith Crantz

Sales Associate, Meredith is recent graduate of Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management. During her college career, Meredith was a member and Panhellenic Council Representative of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and the first Vice President of Marketing for Phi Gamma Nu, a co-ed professional business fraternity. A graduate of Rosary High School in Aurora Illinois, Meredith was elected school President during her senior year. Meredith brings fresh ideas and technical business skills to The Benefit Source.