Mr. Claus is a senior business executive with significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, health care administration and business development practices. Claus’s strategic business development expertise and business acumen is key to identifying optimal management systems and practices for revenue generation, profit margin expansion and value proposition enhancement. Matt brings the ability to anticipate, prepare and deploy M&A strategies that are specifically tailored for the unique needs of McHenry’s clients and result in high achievement.
Most recently Matt was with Ceridian as Vice President of Business Development where he successfully managed a portfolio of acquisitions, divestitures and strategic agreements. In addition, he was instrumental in the establishment of initial channel strategy for benefits administration, HR, and payroll technology through service providers such as Group Benefit Brokers and TPA’s. Prior to Ceridian, Matt worked as Director of Group Benefit Broker Sales for ADP where he created the company’s first national channel sales strategy for benefits technology and services and was directly responsible for the launch and execution of the company’s indirect sales model. While Director of Business Development with At Work Technologies, Matt was integral in the creation of the Company’s go-to-market strategy and 5 year business plan to deliver SAAS services for Employee Benefits Administration to mid-market clients. He was directly responsible for the launch and execution of the company’s sales and distribution strategy, which included market analysis, product positioning, pricing programs, partner revenue models, and sales and implementation training programs.