Christopher Schneeman CLU, ChFC, RHU
Christopher Schneeman serves as President of SevenHills Benefit Partners, an independent agency with St Paul area roots tracing back over 90 years. SevenHills helps approximately 200 employers purchase and manage employee benefit programs with advice and support systems, as well as helping thousands of individual policyholders navigate their insurance options.
Schneeman is involved in numerous community activities, including receiving the prestigious honor of being named the 2009 Boreas Rex LXXIII of the St. Paul Winter Carnival. During his year serving in this capacity, he made approximately 300 appearances at community events, schools, and senior centers as well as 47 parades, all for the purposes of spreading good cheer and supporting organizations and people who bring helping hands to others.
Schneeman is also 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 for the Minnesota Association of Health Underwriters (MAHU) and Health Chair for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) in Minnesota. He is past President of the St. Paul Life Underwriters and has served on the federal legislative committee for NAIFA.
Schneeman actively advocates for clients by being engaged in the health reform debate. In August 2015 he was appointed by the Minnesota legislature to a special Task Force on Health Care Financing. His expertise has also been recognized by past appointments to Governor Mark Dayton’s workgroup on exchanges and navigators and Governor Tim Pawlenty’s Health Care Reform Task Force. He serves on the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Health Policy Committees and is a regular presenter as a subject matter expert at the legislator and for various other organizations, including being a regular speaker at health and insurance industry events.
In 1997 MAHU presented Schneeman its “John J. Symanitz Award,” an annual award recognizing one of its members for lifetime professional and personal achievement.
A 1978 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance, Schneeman is the third generation of family insurance professionals in St. Paul. He has built a stellar reputation in the life insurance and employee benefits industry as an expert and client advocate.
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 “Soaring Eagle” member of the Leading Producers Round Table.
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