Tom Benton, Insurance Technology Leader, Joins Strategy Meets Action

May 05 2022

New York, NY, May 5, 2022 – Strategy Meets Action, a ReSource Pro company, announces the addition of Tom Benton as an SMA Partner to support the significant growth and expansion of its P&C advisory, research, and consulting services.

TomBenton 200x200Tom brings immediate value to SMA’s clients as an industry thought leader with deep experience gained through his years as an insurance CIO and industry analyst and consultant. His passion is to help insurers and their technology providers develop strategic plans to successfully implement innovative solutions for improving customer experience, reducing risks, and increasing operational efficiency. Tom has over 20 years of experience directing successful IT strategies at numerous organizations and has nearly 10 years of experience providing advisory and consulting services to insurers and insurance technology providers.

“We are thrilled to have Tom join the SMA leadership team. The acceleration of digital transformation has driven increased demand for SMA advisory services from both carriers and technology providers. Tom will lead the research and services for the P&C technology provider ecosystem space. He will help technology providers accelerate their go-to-market plans and help carriers make informed technology decisions, which will bring tremendous value to all of our clients on their transformation journeys,” said Deb Smallwood, Senior Partner at SMA.

Prior to joining Strategy Meets Action, Tom served as VP of Research and Consulting at Novarica, Chief Information Officer at Navy Mutual, and CIO/CTO at two major nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area. He holds a master’s degree from MIT and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.

With the expansion of research and services, SMA is the only advisory service firm that offers insights and research across the entire P&C ecosystem, covering not only carrier research but also agents, brokers, wholesalers, MGAs, and vendors. For more information about SMA and our services and expansive research, contact Kevin Saunders.


About Strategy Meets Action, a ReSource Pro company 
At Strategy Meets Action, our clients advance their strategic initiatives and accelerate their transformational journeys by leveraging our forward-thinking insights, deep vendor knowledge, and vast industry expertise. Strategy Meets Action is an advisory firm that works exclusively with insurers, MGAs, and tech vendors in the P&C market. For more information, please visit

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