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eden prairie, mn


Jim Odegard joined intellicents in 2022 and works as an employee benefit consultant.  Jim has worked for nearly thirty years assisting companies in the development and management of their employee benefit programs.  He has knowledge in both small and large group plans, as well as in compliance requirements ranging from the ACA to COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA.

Prior to joining intellicents Jim had his own benefits firm, Odegard Benefit Specialists,  and served in the U.S. Army before attending college.

education & certifications

University of Minnesota -Twin Cities B.A. Political Science.

Additionally, Jim holds the following designations and has previously passed securities exams:

  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)

  • Life and Accident/Health Insurance

my idea of

living the dream

Doing what you like doing. Being able to retire when you want to.

dream job

this is my

I am doing it right now.

this is how i

make it real

Traveling and spending time with my family.

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