Executive Team

Island Group Plans

Ken Dunne President

Ken founded Island Group Plans in September of 2000 and has built IGP from a one-person office to an agency with over twenty-five employees, including more than a dozen leading industry brokers.

Under his leadership team, IGP is famed as Long Island's most influential and competitive agency in the employee benefits industry.

Ken served with e 101st Airborne Division, including tours overseas with the Multi Forces & Observers task force in the Middle East. He also served with the 77th Infantry Division during the first Gulf War.

Additionally, Ken taught high school social studies for more than a decade before founding Island Group Plans, Inc. He has a Bachelor's and a Master’s degree from the University of Stony Brook.

Kenneth Prechtl Managing Partner

Ken Prechtl has over 45 years in the Financial Services Industry. Previously a Senior Vice President with a large international bank dealing directly with Institutional client relationships. Ken has spent the last 18 years in the Employee Benefit marketplace, in which his analytical skills and client relationship experience have proven to be a tremendous asset.

Ken joined Island Group Plans as the Managing Partner in 2007 and has helped in the growth of the company since then. Ken is the glue that links the Client Service Department with the Sales & Marketing Department to provide seamless service to all our valued clients.

Ken lives in Massapequa and is married to his wife Maria, and has two children. In addition to work, Ken is an avid golfer and has successfully raised over $40,000 for The Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital and continues to support the tremendous programs provided by this wonderful institution.

Cindi Berdon, CBC Vice President Sales & Marketing

Cind has over 25 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. She has the advanced designation of Chartered Benefits Consultant. The is the highest level of training available in the consumer-driven health plans today.

She has served in key positions for numerous insurance companies. Cindi started her career back in 1983 with Cigna as a Benefits Analyst, then expanded her knowledge as an Underwriter for AIG/National Psychological Association, Service Manager for Ingentra a National HR Service Company, and Sales & Marketing manager for both Vytra now Emblem and Healthfirst.

Cindi joined Island Group Plans in 2011. Since joining the company, she has led the efforts to grow the company’s client base by 200% with her leadership, tremendous marketing experience and strategic relationships. She is truly an expert in the industry.

Being on both sides of the fence, carrier side and now broker, enables her to provide the expertise and insight needed to assist her clients from many different prospectives.

She spends her free time taking Jazzercise classes, traveling, and playing her newest hobby, golf. She is a wellness guru and has taken the lead in researching wellness programs and activities for our clients.

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Our Service Team

Island Group Plans' experienced service staff has over 35 years in the industry providing the highest level of client service satisfaction. It is a top priority to deliver highly personalized experiences to each client. Dedicated to supporting your team, any question or action needed is taken care of immediately.