Designations: CLU, ChFC, RHU
Christopher Schneeman serves as President of SevenHills Benefit Partners, an independent agency with St Paul area roots tracing back over 80 years. SevenHills assists approximately 220 employers purchase and manage a full range of employee benefit programs with advice and support systems, as well as helping thousands of individual policyholders navigate their insurance options.
Qualified retirement plans have an integral part of SevenHills service since 1984. Schneeman has a keen sense of the special care employers need to properly manage the plan and protect participants, and to encourage understanding and participation by eligible employees.
Schneeman holds designations as a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Registered Health Underwriter (RHU). The life and health insurance industries recognize his professional achievements as a Life and Qualifying member in the Million Dollar Round Table, and as a “Golden Eagle” member of the Leading Producers Round Table.
Schneeman is involved in a variety of professional association leadership roles, serving as chair of the “Agents Coalition for Health Care Reform,” which advocates for responsible health insurance reform in Minnesota. He also serves as legislative committee chair of Minnesota Association of Health Underwriters (MAHU).
Schneeman actively advocates for clients by being engaged with the health reform debate. His expertise has been recognized by appointments to Governor Tim Pawlenty’s Health Care Reform Task Force and appointment to Governor Mark Dayton’s workgroup on exchanges and navigators. He serves on the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Health Policy Committees as well as a subject matter expert for various other organizations. He is a regular featured speaker for health and insurance industry events.
A 1978 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance, Schneeman is a third generation of family insurance professionals in St. Paul. He has built a stellar reputation in the life insurance and employee benefit industry as an expert and client advocate.