United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes GHB Insurance, Inc. As Its Newest Partner Firm

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    September 27, 2016 at 8:30 AM

One of The Largest Agencies in Southwest Washington Joins Global Network of Independent Employee Advisory Firms

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome GHB Insurance, Inc. as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in Olympia, Washington, since 1927, GHB Insurance has seen its largest growth over the past 10 years, expanding its sales division to serve all of Western Washington. With a current staff of more than 20 employees, GHB Insurance is now one of the largest brokerage firms south of Tacoma and was voted Washington’s “Best of South Sound” insurance agency in 2015.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firm, independent employee benefits advisors, Ron Bruchet, GHB Insurance, Inc.

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes New Partner Firm McDermott Company & Associates

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    September 12, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Long-Standing Utah Agency Joins Global Network of Independent Employee Advisory Firms

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome McDermott Company & Associates as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in South Jordan, Utah, for nearly three decades, McDermott Company & Associates uses industry experience, technical expertise, and a professional staff to ensure that employers receive the highest level of service and support.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firm, Les McPhearson, independent employee benefits advisors, H. Luke McDermott, McDermott Company & Associates

Whitepapers: Making Wellness Programs Work, from United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    September 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM

UBA Announces New Resources for Employers Covering the Latest Trends and Legal Requirements for Wellness Programs

Two-thirds of employers believe that good benefits increase employee productivity, according to the 2016 United Benefit Advisors Benefits Opinion Survey of employers. Given the ever increasing cost of health care, UBA finds that one of the best long-term cost-containment strategies available to employers today is an effective wellness program that strives to keep low-risk individuals from becoming high-risk, and helps high-risk individuals reduce their need for medical services.

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Topics: wellness, wellness programs, Les McPhearson, white paper, Travis Horne, Borislow Insurance