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United Benefit Advisors Welcomes New Partner Firm: Providence Insurance Group

Posted by: Bill Olson    September 9, 2014 at 3:47 PM

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

Indianapolis, Ind. – September 9, 2014 – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to announce Providence Insurance Group as its newest Partner Firm.

Founded as Georgia Health Administrators in 1984 in Marietta, Georgia, Providence Insurance Group has remained dedicated to serving small and mid-size employers.  Since 2009, they have experienced more than 25% organic growth year over year with more than $50 million in annualized premiums.

With an average of 17 years of industry experience, the Providence Insurance Group team has grown to 21 employees and is comprised of a unique blend of tenured veterans and youthful energy.  Providence Insurance Group is one of the few agencies that maintain a full-time Certified Medicare Specialist on staff and each employee is devoted to meticulously helping clients manage the responsibility of providing health insurance for themselves, their employees, and families. To learn more about Providence Insurance Group, visit www.pg-ins.com.

“We are excited about becoming a Partner Firm of UBA.  We believe this partnership will help us deliver the technical support in the ever changing landscape of employee benefits,” said Karle Stinehour, President of Providence Insurance Group.

As the newest Partner of UBA, Providence Insurance Group 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. 

“As UBA’s network of Partner Firms expands, it’s always gratifying to add successful, family-owned agencies like Providence Insurance Group,” said Les McPhearson, CEO of United Benefit Advisors.  “Having been in the industry for quite some time, insurance to them has become more than just a business.  It has become a way of life -- one that has allowed them to form lasting friendships and cultivate a tremendous sense of pride with their clientele.  It is truly a pleasure to welcome them to UBA.” 

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.


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