Since 1975, Greg Dattilo has served as an employee benefits consultant offering health insurance coverage to thousands of Americans. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dattilo Consulting, Inc., and ClientServ, LLC, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A lecturer on insurance and health care issues, Greg is the co-author with Dave Racer of four national books about the U.S. health care system (with more than 150,000 copies in print): Your Health Matters: What you need to know about US health care (2006), FACTS: Not Fiction, What really ails the U.S. health care system (2007), Why health care costs so much: The Solution-Consumers (2009), and Why health care costs so much: Governments’ Real Role (2010). The two have written numerous other articles on health care reform together.
Dattilo earned the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation in 1993 from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. Dattilo was named a Fellow of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists in 1995. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin.
In 2011, the Minnesota Association of Health Underwriters (MAHU) elected Dattilo as its President. He also has served as the Chair of MAHU’s Legislative Committee.
In 2009, MAHU awarded Greg the John J. Symanitz Award for his outstanding leadership and innovation. He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters.
Dave Racer, MLitt, received his Master of Letters Degree from Oxford Graduate School in 2009. Dave’s master’s thesis is titled A Comprehensive Approach to Health Care Reform in the United States: 25 Keys to Understanding the Challenges.
Dave is a writer, researcher, publisher, speaker, and teacher. He has written and/or edited more than 50 books, 21 of which focus on health care and health finance issues, five, including this publication, co-authored with Greg Dattilo.
Since 2006, Dave has been speaking across the country about health care reform, including reporting on legislative and congressional actions related to the financing and delivery of medical care.
Dave is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and its Minnesota chapter, MAHU. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Physician-Patient Alliance, and a healthcare advisor to the Heartland Institute.
Since 1999, Dave has taught American Government at YEAH Academy in St. Paul. In 2001, Dave began the Student Senate program at YEAH Academy, and in 2017, began teaching Contemporary Issues.
Dave is the CEO of Alethos Press, a St. Paul publishing company, and the President and CEO of DGRCommunications, Inc.
Dave Racer has spoken across the country on a variety of subjects. Most people recognize his expertise in health care policy. Insurance professionals called him the "agents' advocate." Physicians appreciate his understanding of and advocacy for professional caregivers. Employers love his understanding of the challenges facing them.
Dave also speaks about U.S. government - about the Declaration of Independence, and the U.S. Constitution. Some know him as "America's Civics Teacher," as he addresses a variety of public policy issues.
To talk directly to Dave, call 651.330.2792.