MONTCLAIR, NJ - David Oscar of Montclair is the 2015 recipient of the most prestigious award handed out by the New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters (NJAHU).

The NJAHU recognized Oscar’s achievements and ongoing commitment to the profession, naming him the recipient of the 2014 Louis G. Mattei Achievement Award. Oscar was presented with the 22nd-annual award at the NJAHU’s annual conference in Atlantic City, flanked by previous winners who honored him for “tireless service, sacrifice and dedication.”

In accepting the award, Oscar said, he was honored to be part of such a prestigious group of professionals that has helped mold the NJAHU into a well-known voice of the health insurance industry. “I look forward to continuing to help provide answers as we move into the uncertain and ever-changing future of health care reform,” he said.

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As the association’s Communications Chair, Oscar is one of the most active members of the NJAHU, regularly meeting with state lawmakers and the media to advocate on behalf of the organization.

“David is one of those dedicated people who has been a consistent resource for the NJAHU,” said NJAHU President Ross Honig. “He is smart, hard working and has such an incredible knowledge of the intricacies of health insurance. In this era of constant change in the market, David is a very special resource for NJAHU members.”

An active member of NJAHU since 1997, Oscar served as Vice President and President of the North Chapter, President-elect and President of the State Board, and is currently the Communications Chair.  He also serves as board secretary for Habitat Humanity Newark and is on the board of directors for Kindersmile in Montclair.

Oscar serves as Broker Sales Executive and Regional Affordable Care Act Specialist at BenefitMall, based in Livingston. He resides in Montclair.