Suzanne Purnell loves what she does! She is an experienced Employee Benefits Consultant and Advocate to her clients. Trust, clarity and education are paramount today in this ever changing new world of health care and the PPACA. Her clients depend on her to guide them through this maze.

To earn the trust, provide the clarity and educate the client she must ‘keep it simple and take the mystery out of buying health care!’

She has earned the lifetime award of LPRT: Leading Producers Round Table from NAHU, the National Association of Health Underwriters.

2012, Suzanne earned the designation HIP, Health Insurance Professional from the School of Success.

2013 the Orange County Association of Health Underwriters honored Suzanne with the Pinnacle Award. This annual award honors a Past President for their leadership, involvement and dedication to the health insurance industry, the community and the OCAHU chapter. Past Presidents vote and choose one of their peers to be recognized annually.

Suzanne’s experience as an Employee Benefit Consultant includes the traditional fully insured and self-funded Employer and Multi State group health plans. Specialty programs, Health Savings Accounts, Association specific and Executive designed benefits that include Disability, Long Term Care, Wellness and unique Voluntary products.

Giving back! Suzanne feels the best way to give back to the health insurance industry is to give back to her community! She serves as the OCAHU Public Service Chair for their annual charity event, the “Celebration of Women in Business” Luncheon, now celebrating their 13th year! IOA has been a proud sponsor for 5 years! OCAHU has won the National Flood Award for their Public Service and Charity events for the last 4 years!

Suzanne has served on the OCAHU Board of Directors as President, Past President, and Membership. She represented OCAHU as a delegate at the State of California (CAHU) and National level (NAHU.) She continues to serve on the Orange County Association of Health Underwriters (OCAHU) one of 12 chapters in California.


Earned the designation Health Insurance Professional (HIP)

Pinnacle Award recipient