The Managing Partners of Prosum Health Benefits Inc. proudly bring well over a 100 years of varied insurance knowledge and experience to our business.

Ian Allen

Ian is co-founder and Managing Partner with Prosum Health Benefits Inc. He joins Prosum with over 30 years of extensive experience in the health benefits industry, both group and individual insurance markets. He has held management positions in Underwriting, Marketing, Sales, and Service with a number of large national Canadian insurers. Ian has a BSc. and BA (Hons) from Brock University and holds an F.L.M.I. designation with the Life Office Management Association. From 2006-2012, Ian was a council member of the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute where he held a leadership role on the programming sub-committee on benefits. He loves to travel and hike, occasionally at the same time.

Gren MacDonald

Gren is co-founder and Managing Partner with Prosum Health Benefits Inc. With over 40 years experience, he has held Senior Sales, Marketing, and Product Development roles on both the Direct and Reinsurance sides of the insurance industry. For the last ten years, his focus has been providing consulting services on Sales, Marketing, and Product Development. He is passionate about Prosum, which allows him to help individuals who need health and dental insurance get access to coverage. Throughout his career, Gren has actively participated in numerous industry committees. Additionally, he is an active member of his community and is a founding member of Blake Boultbee Youth Outreach Services, which provides counseling to high-risk youth in Toronto’s inner city. On a personal note, Gren loves to walk and travel.

Jim Bates

Jim is a Managing Partner with Prosum. He is a seasoned professional with over 30 years experience in the group and individual benefits industry. In his various senior management roles, he has implemented and managed numerous large national health and dental programs in both the public and private sectors. He has hands on experience in Sales, Service, Marketing, and Product Development. Over the years, he has been a pioneer in developing individual health plans for Canadians as well as introducing supporting technology to enhance plan members’ experiences. Jim is thrilled to be part of the Prosum Health Benefits Inc. team. When he’s not working with Prosum, he’s assisting a number of charities and enjoying his many hobbies.