Joe Novello is the founder, president, and CEO of Novello and Associates, a leading insurance and employee benefits consulting firm in Cincinnati, Ohio.

After graduating from The University of Dayton, Joe began his career as a group insurance sales specialist, receiving extensive training in the sales and underwriting of Life, Accident, Disability, Healthcare, and Dental Insurance. He further broadened his understanding of the industry through his work with a national employee benefits communication firm, while expanding his knowledge of individual consulting. Working in many segments of the market has afforded him the experience necessary to formulate strategies for many different client needs.

The insight and experience Joe has gained at all levels of the insurance and employee benefits industry over the last twenty-five years has been instrumental in Novello and Associates becoming a premier consulting firm.  Novello & Associates has a mix of clients that includes: Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing firms, government entities, unions, non-profits, and an array of high profile executives and professional athletes.

Joe’s focus for Novello and Associates is dual:

  • Identify and deliver innovative client focused strategies
  • Create strategic, solutions based alliances that save clients money and time

Joe has honed his vision of the ideal employee benefits business- one comprised of integrity, expertise, and results built over a 20+ year career.

Joe is active within the industry and within his community. He has served on a number of boards & continues to assist in area organizations.

*Board of Advisors member, Bankers Club

*Charter Board member, Crable Foundation

*Archbishop Moeller High School: Hall of Fame Selection Committee, Business Alumni Association member

*Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors

*Founder of Punch out Parkinson’s

*National Association of Health Underwriters

*Coached Catholic Youth Organization Football