Employee Benefits | CFO & HR Advisory

We’re here to help you engage your workforce, understand employees’ needs, and develop benefits programs that help you attract and retain top talent. Through our CFO advisory services, we help you understand your business metrics, assess your strengths and weaknesses, and develop a strategic plan that takes you from the day-to-day to the future.


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McQuade Consulting combines years of experience with leading-edge products to provide exceptional service and value to our customers. We approach our clients consultatively, and assemble the best vendor partners for each component of the plan.

We differentiate ourselves by using a 360 degree consultative process. We analyze our clients’ current benefit programs, and we also perform an in-depth review of the entire business process. Our CFO Advisory group helps our clients through the process that blends the needs of human resources with the goals of finance. This allows us to bring a truly universal approach to your benefits program, ensuring your employee benefits fit with your overall business objectives.

Group Benefits

McQuade Consulting works with companies to design healthcare plans that meet the needs of the organization as well as the member base. We are devoted to the theory that the only way to effectively control the cost of health care over a sustainable period is to empower the employee to improve his or her health and spending patterns. Our approach is strategic and calculated.

CFO Advisory

William Stevens leads our CFO Advisory work with organizations of all sizes in both short and long-term roles, providing financial leadership and senior-level expertise when needed. The McQuade team helps organizations in corporate finance accounting, strategic planning, managing and improving cash flow, raising capital, business valuation and exit planning, and specific projects as needed.

Our Leadership Team

William Stevens

Managing Director

William has more than 20 years of experience helping clients achieve their financial objectives. Prior to joining McQuade, William spent over 10 years in public accounting providing CFO Advisory and management consulting services and another 10 years as an officer and Vice President of a publicly traded company. William received his BBA in Finance and an MBA in Accounting from Loyola University. Get to know William

Peter Chesner

Managing Director

Pete has more than 20 years of employee benefit consulting experience including self-funding plan design, contract negotiations, and compliance. Peter serves on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake and graduated from Loyola University Maryland. Get to know Peter
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Case Studies

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    Case Study: Lisa Rusyniak at Goodwill
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    Case Study: Dave Fleck at Fleck Machine
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    Case Study: Pepper Mintz at Northern Pharmacy

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McQuade Consulting provides group benefits planning and implementation from the perspective of a CFO – delivering a healthcare and benefits plan that is affordable, sustainable and helps attract top talent to organizations of all sizes.

We have experience working with privately held and publicly traded firms, non-profit organizations, financial institutions, high-tech and manufacturing companies. Our approach is proactive, strategic and measurable.

"McQuade Consulting helped us align benefit decisions with our financial goals."

– J. Delman, PHR. HR Manager, Mariner Finance

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