Employee Benefit Consultants,
Risk Managers and Administrators

Since 1976

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Tucker Administrators has been meeting your needs with uncompromising quality, experience and responsiveness since 1976. Our staff has been handpicked from among leaders in the employee benefits industry. Unlike large, bureaucratic firms with an unengaged workforce, our employees are empowered to respond quickly, efficiently and professionally to our clients. We function as a cohesive unit to bring service, efficiencies and savings to the customer. Many of our employees know the names of members’ children and spouses.

E. E. Tucker, Jr. (1922-2011)
Founder of the Tucker Group of Companies

Mr. Tucker spent his entire business career of 45 years in the administration of health and life insurance. His first ten 10 years were in underwriting, claims, and ultimately claims management for Mutual of Omaha. He is a pioneer in the third-party administrator (TPA) industry. Beginning in 1958, Mr. Tucker established a group of TPAs in the health insurance industry across the United States. He founded Tucker Administrators in 1976 that today serves as the keystone of the Tucker Administrators' health risk management operations.

E. E. "Gene" Tucker III
President and CEO of Tucker Administrators

Gene began his insurance career at age 11 working part-time for his father, E. E. Tucker, Jr.. In 1977, he was promoted to President of TEECO, Inc., a Tucker Company subsidiary. He quickly became proficient in stop-loss insurance and had underwriting authority with a number of major reinsurance companies. In addition, he was a broker at Lloyds of London and traveled monthly to London in that capacity. As an innovator in the TPA industry, Gene has combined the resources necessary to deliver cutting-edge health risk management to the employee benefits industry. Gene is a member of the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA) and the Self Insurance Institute of America (SIIA). He is on the board of directors of the Third Party Administrators Association of America (TPAAA) as well as several educational and charitable organizations. You can reach Gene at 704-227-3901.

Michelle Thomas
Vice President-Claims

Michelle has worked in the claims arena for over 20 years, including 6 years as a manager for a large, regional Preferred Provider Organization in North Carolina. She has worked for Tucker Administrators since 2001. Besides having a thorough knowledge of stop loss claims operations, she has extensive experience in claims system operations, quality control and auditing. Michelle also directs the Tucker Administrators’ claims analysis operations that identifies potential catastrophic claims. She is currently working towards her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation. Michelle can be reached at 704-227-3917.

Elbert C. Tolson
Vice President-Information Technology

Working for Tucker Administrators since 1996, Elbert is a graduate of the City College of New York. He has over 30 years of experience with systems analysis and design, data base management, programming and computer operations. He has worked as a senior consultant for two Fortune 500 banking firms, and as IT director for an international manufacturing firm in Japan. Mr. Tolson has a broad base of knowledge of all of our computer systems. He has served on the board of directors for the Charlotte chapter of the Application Systems Forum. Elbert can be reached at 704-227-3906.

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Tucker Administrators, Inc.

3800 Arco Corporate Drive
Suite 450
Charlotte, NC 28273

Phone: 704-525-9666
Fax: 704-525-9534