HRLF Director

Brian Neary

Partner, Lockton

Brian is a Partner in Lockton’s Washington, D.C., office. His primary responsibilities include: • Leading health and welfare strategic planning for clients. • Coordinating Lockton resources for clients – retirement, compensation, HR technology, property & casualty. • Ensuring client satisfaction and progress toward objectives. • Advising clients on emerging trends and best practices in the marketplace. • Developing carrier/vendor market relationships.

With 30+ years of benefits experience, Brian has broad expertise in a wide range of employee benefits issues, including strategy development, financial/funding analysis and cost management, complex plan mergers/ integrations, international benefits, employee engagement, consumerism and wellness strategies, private exchanges, plan design, communications, pharmacy analysis, benefits outsourcing and technology, work/life programs, and health care performance.

Brian works primarily with middle-market and large clients (200 to 25,000 employees) in government contracting, technology, pharmaceutical, government, nonprofit, satellite, life sciences, legal services, financial, manufacturing, and other businesses. 

EDUCATION BA, English and History | Ohio Wesleyan University


Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) 

Life and Health license in 38 states

Series 6/63 

Property and Casualty license 

HR Leadership Forum | Board member and Membership Committee chair



Mercer – 11 years

Aetna – 11 years

HR Leadership Forum [HRLF]

1530 Key Blvd

Suite 904

Arlington, VA  22209



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