Dr. Kristin Kahle is the CEO and Founder of NavigateHCR (NHCR), the pioneer software company launched in 2012 that offers a full-service ACA and compliance technology. She is also a Managing Partner of U.S. Employee Benefits Services Group (USEBSG), which acquired NHCR in December 2018. Her team of HR and compliance specialists is responsible for assisting brokers and employers with the most complex requirements of the law.
Dr. Kahle, a Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist, represents NHCR in industry-related seminars and summits to ensure her company is updated on the most intricate details of the ACA and industry trends. Dr. K has a significant amount of experience and knowledge on all things compliance and reporting as she was a broker for over twenty years and was the first Doctor to write on ACA/Employer Compliance Complexities. She has developed her career to find out how to use technology and make all these confusing (yet important) processes easier.
In 2014 and 2015 she was awarded the Most Influential Woman in Benefits by Employee Benefit Advisor. Dr. K also has experience as a Third-Party Administrator, as she previously owned one.
Passionate about her clients, Dr. K started a non-profit, HEEL, Help for Employers and Employees Under ACA Legislation, for which she serves as a lobbyist on the Hill. Dr. Kahle holds a DBA from Argosy University, an MBA from University of Phoenix, and a BA from Pine Manor College.
Dr. K is also a business coach, and a published (and best-selling) author. She is also the President of EO West Bridge, a high-quality support network of more than 17,500 business founders and owners in 70+ countries worldwide. EO helps entrepreneurs achieve their full potential through the power of life-enhancing connections, shared experiences, and collaborative learning.
Additionally, Dr. K. is a board member of Band of Hands, and chairwoman of the board of IDEA Health & Fitness Association.