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Trinity Benefit Advisors is Latest Firm to Join United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    August 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Prestigious Agency Adds To UBA’s Growing Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms Spanning North America and Europe

Indianapolis, Ind. – August 23, 2014 – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to announce Trinity Benefit Advisors as its newest Partner Firm. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, Trinity Benefit Advisors is a full service firm that has forged close, long-term relationships with their clients. Their consultative approach is comprised of four components: analysis, strategic planning and objective setting, implementation, and monitoring. Their dedication to effective results and absolute pride in their experienced staff of professionals has resulted in the implementation of benefit strategies that have exceeded their clients’ needs.

Trinity Benefit Advisors consists of three partners: CEO Tony Stubbs, President Chris Poynter, and Secretary/Treasurer Drew Mann. Each has a wealth of experience in the health care industry – 35 years, 25 years, and 24 years respectively. They have earned many industry awards, have all been published in several magazines, and hold various leadership and board positions including Blue Cross Advisory Committee, Humana Premier Advisor, and Healthcare 21 Advisory Board.

“We are excited to join United Benefit Advisors and look forward to bringing increased resources to our clients,” says Chris Poynter, Trinity Benefit Advisors Partner. “Navigating the changing employee benefits environment can be very daunting for employer groups. Our firm’ focus is solely on employee benefits and this allows us to provide clients with cutting edge tools to keep ahead of both the regulatory and cost curves. It is very important to us to maintain our local presence and decision-making authority and this allows us to stay nimble while having national influence.” 

As a new Partner of UBA, Trinity Benefit Advisors joins a network of more than 130 employee benefits advisory firms that serve employers of all sizes across the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a combined group, UBA’s annual employee benefit revenues rank it among the top five employee benefit advisory organizations in the U.S. UBA is a unique community, which provides its Partner Firms the ability to tap the expert knowledge of nearly 2,000 benefit professionals and offers world class products and services to best meet the needs of employers offering competitive benefits packages.

“Trinity Benefit Advisors is an outstanding addition to UBA's family of Partner Firms. The depth of experience of its founding partners, combined with the customer focus of its employees, makes it an ideal agency,” says UBA CEO Les McPhearson. “UBA's service and benefit offerings grow and improve as we continue to welcome high-caliber Partner Firms such as this.”

ABOUT United Benefit Advisors

United Benefit Advisors is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. As trusted and knowledgeable advisors, UBA Partners collaborate with more than 2,200 fellow professionals to deliver expertise, thought leadership and best-in-class solutions that positively impact employers and make a real difference in the lives of their employees and families. Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit UBA online at www.UBAbenefits.com.

ABOUT Trinity Benefit Advisors

Founded in 2006, Trinity Benefit Advisors is a full service employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The three partners had worked for national consulting houses and knew that there was a way to build a local firm that focused 100% on its clients' needs without internal competition or pressure from Wall Street. Trinity has grown into one of the leading benefits firms in Tennessee and our team is ready to work with you to meet the unique challenges that your organization faces. We bring to you a strong history of developing successful employee benefits strategies and a variety of other customized consulting services to meet your organization's needs, long term goals, and objectives. To learn more about Trinity Benefit Advisors, visit www.trinityben.com.

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