Peter Friend, LFACHE




Peter Friend joined NFP Insurance Solutions with more than fifteen years of experience as an insurance producer/consultant. He brings thirty years of experience in the healthcare field as an executive, consultant, speaker, and innovator. Mr. Friend previously served in a senior executive capacity in three healthcare institutions. He last served as executive vice president/chief operating officer of Highland Park Hospital (IL) and helped orchestrate a merger with NorthShore University HealthSystem.


Mr. Friend's insurance practice is focused on helping individuals from modest to ultra-high net worth, business owners and families with multi-generational wealth, and companies of various industries and sizes. He brings to his clients the consultative services provided by NFP including, but not limited to, executive benefits, employee benefits, and both commercial and personal property and casualty insurance.


Given his extensive healthcare background, he is able to help hospitals/healthcare systems in the areas of population health management, mitigating the impact of taxes on non-qualified retirement plans, as well as improving the benefits for their employed physicians.

Peter earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois and his Masters of Science in Health Administration from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.


Peter enjoys gardening, most sports, particularly those involving a racquet, and most of all the time that he spends with his amazing wife and kids, and a gaggle of grandkids.