Rob J. Thurston is the President of HR Consulting Group, Inc., among the top 25 HR and benefits consulting firm according to Employee Benefit News. He has spoken at more than 200 conferences on HSAs, benefits and human resources. Rob was inducted in the HR/Benefits Hall of Fame in July 2015 at thy Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas for 34 years in the Industry. He has been actively involved with human resources and employee benefits since 1981.

Rob has designed and implemented some of the first 401k and Section 125 benefits plans in the United States and helped create some of the best-selling HSA and HRA software, HRIS systems, Section 125, medical claims, benefits statements, voice response, KIOSK, call center and internet self service software. He has also published three books, four videos, 20 cassette tapes and numerous articles in national and international publications. His national clients include: AXA/Equitable Life, Pan American Life, Capitol Bankers Life, Maine Fidelity Life, Capitol American Life, Florida Combined Life, CUNA Mutual, IBM, Wal-Mart and Frito-Lay.