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“The professionals at McQuade Consulting have provided us 18 years of dedicated service.” – L. Rusyniak, President & CEO, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

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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.

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“McQuade Consulting helped us align benefit decisions with our financial goals.” – J. Delman, PHR . HR Manager, Mariner Finance
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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
  • Peter Chesner
    Managing Director
    Peter Chesner is the founder and co-owner of McQuade Consulting, LLC, with more than 22 years of employee benefit consulting experience. Mr. Chesner has served as a consultant with RSM McGladrey, Huber Oros & Co., and Crawford, Slevin & Hicks.
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  • William Stevens
    Managing Director
    Bill Stevens brings over 20 years of consulting experience to McQuade’s team, including time with C.W. Amos & Co. (now RSM McGladrey) Clifton Gunderson LLP and Custom Direct, a publicly traded direct marketing company located in Maryland. He joined McQuade as a Partner in 2011.
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Our Blog
  • How the ACA Affects Your Tax Return

    The Washington Business Journal recently ran an article that explains how the Affordable Care Act affects the upcoming tax season. New reporting requirements may make filing your taxes tricker than usual for both individuals and businesses, but there are tools available to help you through the process. Read the entire article here.

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  • McQuade Consulting: Featured in Baltimore Magazine

    McQuade Consulting is proud to be interviewed for Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine’s article “Risk and Reward: How to Ensure Your M&A Transaction is Profitable”. “US” VERSES “THEM” One of the biggest challenges after a merger or acquisition is creating a complementary corporate culture. Failing to integrate a new culture into a business’ pre-existing culture can cause a […]

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  • STD in the workplace

    I know this is a topic that most people don’t want to talk about but it is serious.  STDs are not to be taken lightly and the effect they have on your workforce can be devastating. For those of you that thought I was referring to sexually transmitted diseases please get you head out of […]

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  • Reform or Revolution?

    When I decided to write on Health Care Reform I went to the web to find out how Wikipedia defined “reform”.  I laughed when I read that the only difference between reform and revolution is that reform is a fine tuning while revolution is a radical change.  Granted they both are used to right a […]

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