ADA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LegalShield, one of North America’s leading providers of affordable legal plans for individuals, families and small businesses, announced today that Dave MacLean has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the company’s Business Solutions division.
Mr. MacLean brings 30 years of experience and leadership focused on selling and managing large employee benefit programs. He specializes in benefit distribution in the public and commercial sectors; group insurance and personal lines in the Property & Casualty space; government contracting; compensation plan design; and sales leadership. He is a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and a licensed Life, Health, Accident and Personal Life producer.
“I’m delighted to join LegalShield, a company that is not only firmly established as a leader in the voluntary benefits space, but enormously respected as a pioneer in bringing affordable legal plans to millions of Americans,” said MacLean.
Prior to joining LegalShield, Mr. MacLean was Senior Partner at Calleta Partners LLC, an employee benefits distribution consulting firm located in West Palm Beach FL. Before that, he spent nearly 27 years at MetLife leading teams responsible for the sale, implementation and servicing of employer-sponsored personal lines to companies of all sizes, including the U.S. Department of Defense, Fortune 100 companies, states, municipalities, schools and universities. Mr. MacLean’s teams frequently exceeded annual sales of more than $100 million.
“Dave is a highly respected leader in the large employee benefits space with strong product knowledge of group legal plans. As LegalShield’s Business Solutions division continues to grow to meet the demands of our national broker partners and customers, Dave will play a major role in expanding our marketplace presence and driving awareness of LegalShield and IDShield products,” said Glenn Petersen, President of LegalShield Business Solutions division.
"We are excited to welcome Dave to our team. His extensive experience, professionalism and forward-thinking approach will be an asset to not only our team but to our growth in the marketplace," said Emily Rose, Senior Vice President, Broker and Partnership Sales.
Mr. MacLean lives in Mendham, New Jersey, with his wife Monica and two children, Rebecca and Patrick. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire.
A pioneer in the democratization of affordable access to legal protection, LegalShield is one of North America’s leading providers of legal safeguards and identity theft protection for individuals, families and small businesses. The 46-year-old company has more than 1.7 million members that are covered by its legal and identity theft plans. IDShield provides identity theft protection to one million individuals. LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses. Both legal and identity theft plans start for less than $25 per month.
LegalShield’s legal plans provide access to attorneys with an average of 22 years of experience in areas such as family matters, estate planning, financial and business issues, consumer protection, tax, real estate, benefits disputes and auto/driving issues. Unlike other legal plans or do-it-yourself websites, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 50 states and four provinces in Canada that members can call for help without having to worry about high hourly rates.
IDShield provides identity monitoring and restoration services and is the only identity theft protection company armed with a team of licensed private investigators on call to restore a member’s identity.