Mercer Hires Health and Benefits Consultant

June 17, 2013 ( - David Stacey recently joined Mercer’s Dallas office as partner and senior consultant in its Health and Benefits business.

Stacey will advise clients in the central and western U.S. in all areas of health and group benefits, including design strategy, administration, financing, cost management, mergers and acquisitions, measurement and data analysis, claim reporting and health plan networks evaluations. He reports to Eric Bassett, senior partner and leader of Mercer’s Health and Benefits business in the Central market.  

Stacey brings more than 20 years of experience in the health benefits and consulting industry.Prior to joining Mercer, he was senior vice president for Cigna, where he led the National Accounts West Region team for medical, dental and group insurance business. Before his time at Cigna, he served as principal and Midwest Market Leader at Hewitt Associates in its Health Management Practice. He began his career at Aetna, where he held positions of increasing responsibility including sales/district manager.  

Stacey earned his M.B.A. from the University of Houston and a B.B.A. from the University of Iowa.