United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

United Benefit Advisors Receives First-Ever NAHU Award for Outstanding Support and Commitment to HUPAC

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    March 2, 2017 at 9:30 AM

Fundraising Effort Recognized at the NAHU Capitol Conference

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, was honored to accept an award from the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) for outstanding support and commitment to their political action committee (called HUPAC). The award was presented during NAHU’s 2017 Capitol Conference and was the first time such an award was bestowed.

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Topics: Danielle Capilla, independent employee benefits advisors, National Association of Health Underwriters, NAHU, HUPAC, Michael Embry

HORAN Creates New Executive Leadership Positions to Support Rapid Growth and Expansion

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 8, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Valerie Bogdan-Powers and Keith A. Cheesman Named to New Leadership Roles

Jan. 21, 2017—Today HORAN announced the creation of two new senior level positions to support rapid growth and expansion. Valerie Bogdan-Powers was promoted to Chief Business Development & Client Relations Officer for HORAN’s Health Benefits Department and Keith Cheesman was appointed to Chief Operating Officer for HORAN Securities. Both positions will support the firm’s accelerated growth and market expansion.

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Topics: HORAN, UBA Partner Firms, independent employee benefits advisors, Valerie Bogdan-Powers, Keith Cheesman, Terence L. Horan

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Its Latest Partner Firm – Advantage Benefit Solutions

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

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Advantage Benefit Solutions (ABS) as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, and with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, most of the team at ABS has been serving their clients for more than 10 years and has been creating the most competitive environment for its clients through employee benefit plans.

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Topics: Les McPhearson, independent employee benefits advisors, group benefit plans, Advantage Benefit Solutions, Mark Stefanick, The Benefit Concierge

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