Uptown Benefits

The Pitch

As the founder and owner of Uptown Benefits, Casey Urschel specializes in helping small business owners with the employee benefits and health insurance needs. He works diligently with each client to uncover any opportunities to provide health insurance, wellness, and employee benefits in the most efficient, low cost manner possible. Casey has a passion for serving others, and also spends time with the underserved population in the New Orleans area to connect them to free and low cost tools and resources in the health and well being space.

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Casey Urschel

Casey Urschel

The Entrepreneur

Casey Urschel is originally from Lexington, Kentucky, and moved to New Orleans in 2013 after accepting a Sales Executive position through the Sales Leadership Academy with Humana. In 2019, he launched his own health insurance and benefits consulting firm, Uptown Benefits. He is an avid ultramarathon runner, and currently serves as the President of the New Orleans Track Club, as well as the founder and race director of the New Orleans Ultramarathon. Casey is also actively involved in the Orleans Chamber of Commerce, the President of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association chapter in New Orleans, a board member of the Gulf South LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the NOLA Society for Human Resource Management. He has a finance and marketing degree from the University of Kentucky, and an MBA from the University of Louisville. Casey, naturally, lives in New Orleans with his girlfriend, Angela, and his two misbehaving dogs, Booker and Merle.


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