Christopher McDonald, Director of Product Development & Underwriting

Christopher McDonald serves as Director of Product Development and Underwriting for UnitedAg. He joined the organization in 2006 and mentored as the sole Underwriter for the United Agricultural Benefit Trust under Founder Bill Goodrich. In his current role, Christopher is the primary underwriter and oversees the Underwriting Department, including new group administration, reporting, product development, data mining and special projects.

Before joining United Ag, Christopher held positions with a focus on analytics, loss prevention and business management. He has experience in multiple industries, including wholesale grocery, pork processing, healthcare, real estate, business analytics and staffing. While at UNC Healthcare in North Carolina, Christopher was publicly recognized for his “Herculean efforts” during emergencies (for reliability and outstanding work ethic). He also uncovered and cut losses related to fraud by more than 1.6M at a large national grocery wholesaler. To stay abreast of analytical trends in the healthcare industry, he attends many actuarial training seminars annually through the Society of Actuaries and other organizations. Christopher currently serves on Teladoc's client advisory board, the nation's leading provider for telehealth services.