United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

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 Paradigm Group as its Newest Partner Firm

Posted by: Geoff Mukhtar    August 2, 2016 at 9:18 AM

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Paradigm Group as its newest Partner Firm. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, since 1996, Paradigm Group is an award-winning agency and Middle Tennessee’s largest independently owned employee benefits consultant and health insurance broker. Their mission is to help their clients stay competitive, compliant, and in command of their employee benefits and human resource programs.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firms, Les McPhearson, independent employee benefits advisors, Bob Levy, Paradigm Group

Austin & Co., Inc. is the Newest UBA Partner Firm

Posted by: Bill Olson    May 24, 2016 at 8:30 AM

New York Agency Celebrating Over 160 Years of Service 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 new Partner Firm Austin & Co., Inc. Headquartered in Albany, New York, Austin & Co., Inc. provides a personalized, consultative approach to insurance, employee benefits, HR consulting, benefits technology, and beyond. As an employee-owned company celebrating over 160 years of service, every employee of Austin & Co., Inc. has a vested interest in client retention and customer satisfaction – the cornerstones of their agency culture.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firms, Les McPhearson, independent employee benefits advisors, James Sidford, Austin & Co., Inc.

United Benefit Advisors Announces Another New Partner Firm – Fredriksen Health Insurance

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

UBA's Global Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms Looks Forward to this Long-Standing Agency

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, welcomes Fredriksen Health Insurance as the latest addition to its Partner Firms. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Fredriksen Health Insurance is a locally owned, family business that has been servicing that state for more than 35 years.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firms, Les McPhearson, Eric Fredriksen, independent employee benefits advisors, Fredriksen Health Insurance

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Insurance Associates as its Latest Partner Firm

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 18, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Mid-Atlantic Agency Joins UBA’s Global Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, announces Insurance Associates as the latest addition to its growing list of Partner Firms. Founded in the District of Columbia in 1956, Insurance Associates is now headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, and has three additional offices – Fairfax, Virginia, Laurel and Towson, Maryland – to serve their clients.

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Topics: UBA Partner Firms, employee benefits consulting, Insurance Associates, Troy Snyder