Veteran Public Servant Troy Butzlaff to Join Keenan & Associates as Senior Advisor

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Veteran Public Servant Troy Butzlaff to Join Keenan & Associates as Senior Advisor

September 18, 2019

TORRANCE, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2019 – Keenan, an industry-leading California insurance brokerage and consulting firm for health care organizations and public agencies, has announced that Troy Butzlaff has joined its Municipalities Practice team as a Consulting Senior Advisor.In this role, Troy will represent one of Keenan’s strategic partners, MidAmerica, a Florida-based company that specializes in delivering health reimbursement and retirement benefit solutions to the public sector.

Troy has more than 29 years of experience in city management, working for various cities in California. He served as City Manager of Azusa (2015-2017) and City Administrator of Placentia (2008-2015). Prior to that, Troy served as Assistant City Manager for the cities of Palm Springs (2002-2008) and Indian Wells (1996-2002).Troy recently retired from the City of La Puente where he served as Director of Administrative Services/City Treasurer.

pr_butzlaff.jpg Over his nearly three-decade-long career in city management, Troy has successfully led municipal organizations through an unprecedented decline in financial resources forcing evaluation and analysis of essential services, business practices, and operations at every level of the organization. He has extensive experience developing innovative approaches to employee pension and health benefits resulting in significant cost savings and enhanced benefits.

“I am very pleased to have Troy join our team. His years of experience leading small to large cities combined with his innovative and entrepreneurial approach to employee benefits reform will be of great value to our public agency clients” said Laurie Lofranco, Senior Vice President and leader of Keenan’s Municipalities Practice Team.

“Having worked for several fiscally challenged cities throughout my career, I have had to devise innovative solutions to address the escalating cost of employee benefits,” said Troy Butzlaff. “I am excited about joining Keenan’s Municipalities Practice team and in particular to represent MidAmerica in bringing creative solutions to cities looking to reduce costs while enhancing benefits to their employees.”

Troy holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of La Verne. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association and received their distinguished Credentialed Manager designation in 2005. He also is a member of the California City Management Foundation and the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers.


About Keenan
Keenan has a 48-year track record of serving schools, community colleges, health care organizations, and public agencies. As part of the AssuredPartners group of independent brokers, currently ranked as the 11th largest in the U.S, Keenan provides innovative employee benefits, health benefits management services, workers' compensation, risk management, and property and liability programs throughout the country. For more information, call 800-654-8102 or 310-212-3344, email or visit

About MidAmerica
Founded in Lakeland, Florida in 1995, MidAmerica has been providing innovative health reimbursement and retirement benefit solutions to educational institutions and public agencies across the United States. Currently, MidAmerica services more than one million participants across 33 states.