United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Long-Standing Sterling Thompson Company Partners with United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    November 30, 2018 at 1:23 PM

Kentucky Firm Joins Exclusive Network of Independent Employee Benefit Advisors

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Innovative Employee Benefits Advisors JP Griffin Group Partners with United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    November 30, 2018 at 1:22 PM

National Employee Benefits Advisors Group Joins Exclusive Network of Independent Employee Benefit Advisors 

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HORAN Named One of America’s Healthiest Workplaces & Great Places to Work®

Posted by: Jodi Fritsch    November 26, 2018 at 3:34 PM

Cincinnati, Ohio HORAN, a leading advisor in employee benefits and financial services, was named one of the 2018 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America and a certified Great Place to Work®.

The Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America recognizes employers that demonstrate strategic thought leadership and help define the course of corporate wellness. Award applicants were evaluated across six key categories: Culture and Leadership Commitment, Foundational Components, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Communications, Programming and Interventions, and lastly, Reporting and Analytics. Healthiest Employers™, a leading researcher in corporate health, recognized HORAN as the 67th healthiest workplace in the country. Each of the winning companies is considered an exemplary leader for the effectiveness of their population health and wellness initiatives.

"HORAN promotes workplace wellness to enhance the well-being of our employees and provide a model for our clients," said Terence L. Horan, CLU, ChFC, President & CEO of HORAN. "We believe that ouremployees are our company’s biggest asset. We also believe that healthy employees contribute to a productive and positive workplace environment. Because of these beliefs, our goal is to ensure that we are taking care of our employees and that they have the tools to take care of themselves."

“This year’s winners comprise our strongest class of healthy workplaces since we launched the program nine years ago,” said Rod Reasen, co-founder of the Healthiest Employers® Award Program andSpringbuk. “This year’s Healthiest 100 Workplaces include organizations as small as 19 full-time employees and as large as over 150,000 employees. They span nearly every industry, size, geographyand include both private and public organizations.”

HORAN’s wellness program was recognized as a 2015 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, a Cincinnati Healthiest Employer (2012, 2013, 2014 and 2018), a Dayton Healthiest Employer (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018), a Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite honoree (2014, 2015 and 2016) and received a gold level designation from LiveWell NKY Worksite Awards (2016).

HORAN was certified as a Great Place to Work by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work Institute®. HORAN earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.

“We are excited and honored to have our company once again be recognized as a Great Place to Work,” said Horan. “We believe a large part of our success in meeting clients’ needs is our culture. We workhard every day to make our company a great place to work. Our employees achieve this through theirdedication, strong work ethic and enthusiasm for their work.”

“According to our study, 94% of HORAN employees say it is a great workplace,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Great Place to Work® Certification & List Production.

HORAN won this accolade based on employees' anonymous responses to an extensive survey about their levels of trust, pride and camaraderie at work. Great Place to Work® reviewed the survey results of more than 52,000 employees from hundreds of companies in the ranking process.

HORAN earned a place among the country's Top 100 Best Medium Workplaces in 2016 by Great Place to Work® and Fortune. The Cincinnati Business Courier named HORAN a Best Places to Work winner in 2009 and in 2015 and a finalist for that award every year from 2009 to 2016.



For 70 years, HORAN has served as a trusted advisor and thorough planner in the areas of life insurance for estate and business planning, employee benefits consulting and wealth management.

With offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dayton, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; and Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, HORAN serves both corporate and individual clients in 47 states. HORAN has a strong regional presence with a national footprint. We bring the best services, resources and value to our clients through premier national partnerships with M Financial Group, United Benefit Advisors and Retirement Planning Advisory Group.

Our integrity, commitment to excellence and industry knowledge are foundations upon which HORAN has built a reputation for delivering high quality products and services. Visit www.horanassoc.com to learn more

About Healthiest Employers™

Healthiest Employers™ began with a goal of understanding what employers are doing in corporate health. 8,000 employers and 60 million employees later, our purpose has remained the same: To provide revolutionary insight into managing population health.

Today, we collect and measure corporate health data to empower the wellness industry. Our national reach and access to employer data provide a unique view on corporate health. Our purpose is to provide revolutionary insight into managing population health. We objectively work with all constituents in the wellness industry. 

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

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Transparency-Focused Great Lakes Benefit Group Partners with United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    November 9, 2018 at 2:37 PM

South Eastern Michigan Firm Joins Exclusive Network of Independent Employee Benefit Advisors

Chicago, Ill.—October 24, 2018—United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Great Lakes Benefit Group (GLBG) to our family of Partners. Founded in 2006, the minority-owned firm is located in Southfield, Michigan. GLBG is a data driven firm that helps employers identify the excesses in the health care supply chain while creating a smart and disruptive approach to maximizing benefits and containing costs. 

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Topics: independent employee benefits advisors, UBA Partners