Steve Bean, Principal and Consultant, has been bringing pragmatic and creative solutions to his clients for over twenty-five years. As a business owner himself, Steve has a thorough background in finance which he uses to help his clients prosper. He is passionate about listening to what his clients really need and then acts as the flexible puzzle piece to either apprise as a subject matter expert or facilitate introductions to trusted individuals who can help. He has the rare ability to absorb complex information, identify the essential parts, summarize, and explain it! Steve is an original founder of TRUEbenefits. Always learning, he has a BS in Finance and International Business and is a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), and Registered Employee Benefit Consultant (REBC). Family time is spent with board games, cocktails, skiing and entertaining.

TRUE Facts

  • Favorite thing about TRUEbenefits: The integrity and client-first philosophy. Friendly people and low-ego culture.
  • Superpower: Catching falling objects before they hit the floor
  • I went to school in France, speak French decently, and love Napoleonic history.
  • My board game collection consists of about 100 family strategy games and 200 historical “hex and counter” games.
  • My wife, son and I are all SCUBA certified divers. Most memorable dive = shark dive in Fiji.
  • Favorites:
    • Food = rib eye steak
    • Band = Dire Straits
    • Movie = Saving Private Ryan
    • Cocktail = Brown Suga’
    • Sports team = Seahawks
    • Formula 1 driver = Fernando Alonso
    • Fictional character = Jack Aubrey (Aubrey/Matruin series)