About Us

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Our strength is in our knowledge and understanding of the group benefits industry, our relationships with stakeholders and our ability to generate customized solutions to unique challenges. Whether we are delivering educational programming, surveys, market research or demonstration projects, we are pleased to help clients connect people, ideas and solutions. 

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Denise Balch - Principal Consultant and President

Since founding Connex Health in 2000, Denise has worked with her clients, including plan sponsors and the pharmaceutical industry, to develop unique solutions to complex problems in workplace health, group benefits design and reimbursement. In 2013 Denise was recognized by the Rogers Workplace Health and Benefits Awards – 2013 as Lifetime Achievement Finalist for this work.

Nathan Smofsky - IT Manager

Nathan is the digital architect here at Connex. He manages all of our IT systems, including the BPHA online learning platform, event and webinar management, and all of our technical needs. With a background and skillset spanning web development, stage production and multimedia, Nathan is the one who allows the dots to be connected, enabling fluid communication between Connex and other industry stakeholders.

Contact Denise Balch denisebalch@connexhc.com or 905 220 4260