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OneDigital Acquires Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group

Acquisition Expands the OneDigital Presence in the Midwest Ohio Market

ATLANTA, GA – November 21, 2019OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits and HR, has acquired Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group located in Akron, Ohio. This acquisition enhances the OneDigital footprint within Ohio and adds to the overall company growth throughout the Midwest United States.

Bringing on a highly respected team like this one with experience in a customer-first approach and commitment to culture strengthens our growing Midwestern presence. Their team has done an impressive job of delivering value to businesses, aligning seamlessly with OneDigital’s strategic approach to tackling rising healthcare costs by staying one step ahead of the evolving benefits marketplace.
Pete Gruenberg, Executive Vice President of Operations, OneDigital

Led by Joel Belding, Jeffrey Pietrowski and Jeffrey Brett, Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group serves its customers through strategic recommendations to enhance plan benefits while working to reduce overall plan costs. The team provides quality services throughout the year, helping employers balance employee needs and a healthy bottom line. Upon joining OneDigital, Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group customers will have access to expert teams from across a deeper bench to bring the best possible benefits, HR and technology solutions to employers.

"We are passionate about employee benefits, and we believe that OneDigital shares our desire to change the benefits industry for the better,” said Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group Principal and Senior Client Executive Joel Belding. “The strong sense of company culture and sophisticated service model OneDigital possesses will help us manage the current customer base through added resources and support to continue our growth. Together everyone achieves more (T.E.A.M.).”

Earlier this year, OneDigital brought in its largest acquisition to date, and now the firm’s comprehensive advisory services and market-leading solutions are offered in around 90 offices throughout the country, serving close to 50,000 clients. The firm has a well-established track record of doubling and tripling the size of operations in new markets and is seeking additional firms to join this team over the next 12-24 months.

About OneDigital Health and Benefits

OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits and HR, combines people and technology to power business growth. Serving companies of all sizes, OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic benefit advisory services, analytics, compliance support, human resources management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. Headquartered in Atlanta, OneDigital's more than 1,700 employee benefits and human resource strategists serve the needs of nearly 50,000 employers across the nation and manages over $5.8 billion in premiums as a result. OneDigital has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s fastest-growing companies every year since 2007. Currently listed as 13th in EBA’s Top 50 Brokers in the Large Employer Group, OneDigital’s experience offers a fresh thinking and strategic perspective that will improve all aspects of plan design and performance.

About Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group

Our agency has over 100 years of combined experience helping businesses and individuals. We use leading-edge technology to simplify our client’s experience. Ohio Benefits & Insurance Group (OBIG) specializes in meeting the specific insurance needs of businesses and individuals. While other insurance companies may offer similar products, the care we take to understand your business sets us apart.

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