Chief Executive Officer
Julie Turpin joined The Advocator Group in August 2012 from GCG Risk Management Consultants, where she was a Principal and Head of Operations. Prior to GCG, she was the Senior Vice President and Head of Operations in the Midwest Zone for Marsh USA. Julie brings over 14 years experience in executive roles with legal, energy, and insurance brokerage companies with US-based and global operations to her new role.
Throughout her career, Julie has led organizations to achieve process improvements, productivity gains, and higher output. With Julie’s ability to build high performance teams and to motivate employees to provide superior customer service, The Advocator Group continues to be dedicated to successfully helping individuals apply for and obtain Social Security Disability Insurance.
Vice President of Strategic ProgramsLauren Lomas joined The Advocator Group in 2008, moving from roles as a Hearing Advocate, to Director of Benefit Coordination, to Vice President of Client Services, to her current role as Vice President of Strategic Programs. While overseeing Client Services, Lauren’s team of skilled advocates worked closely with clients to interpret and explain complex Social Security and Medicare rules and regulations, and guide them through the forms and procedures necessary to obtain benefits. The members of her team completed applications, meet deadlines, analyze medical records, schedule hearings, and interact regularly with Social Security and Medicare administrators. Our Strategic Programs division is focused on our ancillary business lines, including Medicare enrollment support services and Second Injury Fund and reverse offset recovery businesses. Lauren’s deep industry experience and overall business acumen are keys assets in growing and enhancing these service offerings.
Lauren graduated from University of Rhode Island in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English and from the Massachusetts School of Law 2007 with a Juris Doctor. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar.
Program Manager & Licensed Medicare Specialist
Adam has been with The Advocator Group since 2006 and has served in a diverse variety of roles giving him a comprehensive knowledge of the Social Security and Medicare processes. His positions have included case advocate, intake supervisor, training manager, and hearings coordinator. In his current role as Program Manager & Licensed Medicare Specialist in the Medicare department, Adam is responsible for the oversight of key areas of improvement, data trending, and marketing techniques for business development along with conducting client evaluation and enrollment in Medicare health plans.
Adam has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Gordon College and is a Resident Producer in Massachusetts for Life and Health Insurance with AHIP certification to offer Medicare products. Additionally he holds Non-Resident licenses to offer Medicare products nationally.
Lead Generation Specialist
Chris joined The Advocator Group in 2006 as a member of the benefit coordination team after working for five years with Aetna Insurance as a long term disability examiner and overpayment specialist. He is a hard working team player with strong time management and communication skills, and he brings over 12 years of both short and long term disability claim experience into his role as the Lead Generation Specialist with Aevo Insurance Services. Chris is tasked with screening clients to verify their Medicare eligibility and with ensuring that Aevo Insurance Services is a strong match for their unique health care and financial needs.
Chris held the title of Senior Benefit Coordinator before transitioning into the Lead Generation Specialist position. He also served as an Overpayment Facilitation Specialist, and in this role he helped streamline the overpayment process while increasing overpayment amounts. He is currently working to obtain his Life, Accident and Health Insurance License. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and his five year-old daughter Lucy.