Tim Longwell

Tim Longwell, General Partner

Tim LongwellTim Longwell, General Partner – Midwest Benefit Advisors, Inc.

Tim’s 30 years of experience in the insurance industry specializes in Group Health and Welfare plans while helping his clients stay in compliance (DOL/IRS) with the ACA and ERISA laws. In 2004 Tim, and his current partner, Howard Shandell opened Midwest Benefit Advisors, Inc. (MBA).

MBA is an Independent Consulting firm specializing in fully insured, self-funded plans, patient advocacy center programs, and captive options. At MBA we set the bar high with our excellent customer service and doing what is right for our clients!

Tim recognizes that many small, mid-size, and large companies were not receiving unbiased and transparent advice with regards to their benefit decisions. MBAs foundation is built on independence, experience, transparency, and doing what’s right for our clients.

Tim has demonstrated his expertise in optimizing fully insured, self-funded, alternative funding and managed care driving innovative solutions with large to small groups throughout his 30 years. In Tim’s free time he participates in many foundation and charitable events. Tim has been there many times for family, and friends/clients when there’s a need. Tim is an avid Husker and Packer fan for life. Tim also played college football at UNO.

Contact Information

Email: tjl@mbainc.us | Phone: 402.861.0565 | Fax: 402.861.0569

Professional Certifications

  • NAHU Self-Funded Certified


  • University of Nebraska at Omaha – Marketing and Management