United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

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

United Benefit Advisors Is Pleased to Announce S.S. Nesbitt as its Newest Partner Firm

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Multi-Location 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, welcomes S.S. Nesbitt as the latest addition to its growing list of Partner Firms. S.S. Nesbitt is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, and has seven other locations throughout the Southeast, from Orlando to Huntsville and in between.

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Topics: UBA, UBA Partner Firms, Les McPhearson, S.S. Nesbitt, Matt Carrington, Core360, Confidence in Tomorrow

The Wilson Agency and Albers & Company Complete Merger, Announce Leadership Transition

Posted by: Bill Olson    December 15, 2015 at 11:56 AM

Anchorage – November 30, 2015 – Lon Wilson, President and Chief Executive of The Wilson Agency, succeeded Donna Albers as President of Tacoma, Washington-based Albers & Company at the end of November. The changes are part of the long-planned merger, completed last August, of the two growing independent regional benefits, human resource and financial service companies. Lon Wilson and Albers & Company founder Steve Albers envisioned the merger before Steve passed away in 2012.

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Topics: The Wilson Agency, UBA Partner Firms, Albers & Company, merger