James Huffman, MSc, is Senior Vice President with Alliant Insurance Services. In this role, Huffman focuses on designing, implementing, and managing employee benefits solutions for a diverse national client base.

Previously, Huffman was the Head of Employee Benefits at Fidelity Investments, where he oversaw a comprehensive suite of health, financial, and wellness benefits for more than 50,000 employees. In this role, he focused on driving improved physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing of employees and their family members.

Prior to his role at Fidelity Investments, he served as the Head of Benefits at Bank of America, where he was responsible for the strategy, design, and management of employee benefits for more than 250,000 employees and retirees. He also was the Senior Manager of US Benefits at Dell Computer Corporation.

Huffman earned a Master of Science in Health Care Transformation from the University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Worcester State University.

Huffman was appointed as a member of the PCORI Board of Governors by the Comptroller General of the United States in September 2020.

Conflicts of Interest

As of February 8, 2023

Financial or Business Associations:

  • Alliant Insurance Services, Employer

Personal Associations:

  • Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, Board Member


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