Christopher O'Flinn

2008 Conference Co-Chair

Christopher O'Flinn is President of the ELM Income Group, Inc. Currently, he is busy promoting their website,, raising awareness about fixed annuity contracts, and providing a customer-friendly purchasing process for fixed annuities.

Prior to ELM, he was President of BenefitsAmericas LLC, a marketing research firm specializing in coalition purchasing of employee benefits and services. Previously, O'Flinn spent thirty years with the Mobil Corporation and AT&T. At AT&T, he was Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, responsible for compensation, benefits, and employee and labor relations. At Mobil Corporation, he held senior positions in the law department and in human resources, including Employee Relations Counsel and Manager of Compensation and Benefits. O'Flinn has served as Chair of the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), Trustee of the Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI), member of the Advisory Council on Pensions to the New York State Comptroller, and Chair of the Conference Board Research Council on Benefits. A member of the National Academy of Social Insurance since 2000, O'Flinn received his J.D. and LL.M. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Fordham College.

Dallas Salisbury, NASI member and President of EBRI, said, “Chris has dedicated over thirty years to enhancing the financial and health security of workers. As consultant, Fortune 100 corporate executive, and now small businessman, Chris has been an innovator in delivery of lifetime security.”