David Farrell


About David

David Farrell works as one of six partners at Forté Benefits and has 30+ years of extensive experience in all aspects of health and welfare plans.

He holds a strong belief in fostering a collaborative culture which is evident in the Forté environment he has helped cultivate over the years.

Expertise & Values

Prior to merging with Forté Benefits in 2013, David served as a managing partner with Strategic Employee Benefit Services (SEBS), a part of Northwestern Mutual. Before joining SEBS, David opened the Fort Worth office for Rogers Benefit Group of Texas in 1990. David’s insurance career began in 1985 with Aetna. David studied business at Texas Tech University.

David has extensive risk management experience with fully insured and self-funded health and welfare plans. He has developed and continues to practice a Best in Class Customer Service Model. Through years of joint work with Northwestern Mutual and other financial advisors, David has become a notably strong relationship builder.

David is very active in Rotary International with over 25 years of 100% Attendance. He is a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award from Rotary International.

David is a past president of the Western Fort Worth Rotary Club where he chaired various committees. He is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Western Fort Worth Rotary Foundation as well as the Board for the Western Fort Worth Rotary Club itself. David is also a past board member of the Quiet Foundation.

David has been married to his lovely wife for 32 years. Together they have two fantastic children, one beautiful granddaughter and three dogs. In his free time, David enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking with family and friends, and watching all types of sports.