Director, Center for Health Reform Initiatives

Joel AllumbaughJoel Allumbaugh

In addition to serving on the Board of Advisors for The Maine Heritage Policy Center, Joel Allumbaugh is the Director of MHPC’s Center for Health Reform Initiatives.

Mr. Allumbaugh is also the Chief Executive Officer of National Worksite Benefit Group, Inc. (NWBG), a full service employee benefits insurance agency specializing in patient-centered health plan strategies. Joel co-founded NWBG in 2003.

Mr. Allumbaugh is the past director of the Maine Association of Health Underwriters where he served as President from 2002-2003 and from 2007-2011. Joel is a licensed life and health insurance consultant and continuing education instructor. Joel also hosted Inside Maine Healthcare, a television program aired on the Time Warner Cable network from 2010-2012.

Mr. Allumbaugh joined The Maine Heritage Policy Center in 2010.


  • Appointed by Governor LePage to the Advisory Committee on Maine’s Health Insurance Exchange (2011)
  • Appointed by Governor LePage and confirmed by the Maine Legislature to the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority (2011)
  • Appointed by Maine Superintendent of Insurance, Eric Cioppa, to the Maine Guarantee Access Reinsurance Association (2011)