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Leading Texas Independent Insurance Agency J.S. Edwards & Sherlock Insurance, LLP Partners with United Benefit Advisors

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 4, 2019 at 12:27 PM

Southeast Texas Firm Joins Exclusive Network of Independent Employee Benefit Advisors 

Chicago, Ill.—April 4, 2019, 2019—United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is excited to welcome J.S. Edwards & Sherlock to our community of Partners. With five generations of family ownership, J.S. Edwards & Sherlock Insurance Agency enjoys a century-plus heritage of proudly servicing Southeast Texas.

J.S. Edwards & Sherlock offers a variety of medical plans, voluntary products, retirement planning services, and other employee benefits plans from carriers and vendors across the United States. They specialize in evaluating, negotiating with, and recommending insurers and providers to clients, and they employ rigorous selection criteria and performance objectives when considering a vendor. Their agency also offers a variety of other professional services, including actuarial services, claims data analysis services, plan administration and legislative compliance assistance, custom communication offerings, web-based human resources tools, and access to specialized pharmacy benefits expertise.

Two family-owned agencies combined to build a legacy of success and a strong reputation built on the values of their founders. Along with a firm foundation, J.S. Edwards & Sherlock continually looks for ways to expand their market presence, including smart hiring of ambitious young producers and thoughtfully acquiring new locations.

“We are thrilled J.S. Edwards & Sherlock is joining our collaborative community of independent benefit advisories,” said UBA President Peter Weber, M.S., CAE. “Here is a fantastic example of a Partner Firm with both a multi-generation legacy of family ownership and a commitment to staying on top of industry innovation. Independence and are hallmarks of the UBA. Their four pillars of Cost Containment, Advocacy, Communication & Education, and Compliance will represent UBA and our values well in the marketplace.” 

Craig Sherlock, Partner at J.S. Edwards & Sherlock said, “We believe J.S. Edwards & Sherlock is a perfect fit to United Benefit Advisors since our Agency is built upon a tradition of integrity, industry leadership, and excellence. We are committed to delivering tailored benefit solutions with thoughtful strategic planning, valuable professional services, and technology-based solutions that result in sustained customer and employee satisfaction. We look forward to collaborating with the nation’s top benefit professionals and their firms to further the success of United Benefit Advisors and our customers.”

J.S. Edwards & Sherlock is one of the newest Partners to join a network of employee benefits advisory firms that serve employers of all sizes across the United States, Canada, England, and Ireland. As a combined group, UBA’s annual employee benefit revenues rank it among the top ten employee benefit advisory organizations globally.


About J.S. Edwards & Sherlock Insurance, LLP

The mission of J.S. Edwards & Sherlock Insurance, LLP is to provide insurance protection for clients by offering quality products and excellent service. With offices in Beaumont and Houston, J.S. Edwards & Sherlock Insurance Agency offers everything from Commercial Insurance and Personal Lines Coverages to Workers Compensation Plans and Life, Health and Employee Benefits. As an Independent Insurance Agency, they represent numerous insurance companies that allow them to compare coverage and premiums in order to best meet clients’ insurance needs. To learn more about J.S. Edwards & Sherlock, visit www.edwardsandsherlock.com.


About United Benefit Advisors®

United Benefit Advisors®(UBA) is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada, England and Ireland. UBA empowers more than 2,000 Partners to both maintain their individuality and pool their expertise, insight, and market presence to provide best-in-class services and solutions. Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit www.UBAbenefits.com.

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