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OneDigital Acquires Ventris
OneDigital Acquires Ventris
Acquisition Expands OneDigital Employee Benefits Division in Utah
ATLANTA, GA – December 15, 2021 – OneDigital, the nation's leading insurance brokerage, financial services and HR consulting firm, proudly announces the acquisition of Ventris Utah Employee Benefits, accelerating the firm’s expansion in Utah and across the West region.
Since its establishment in 1986, Ventris has been using proven and creative approaches to ensure the success of insurance and employee benefits programs. Founders Joel Mills and Marc Hale will both join OneDigital’s West Region as Managing Principals to continue delivering strategic solutions to clients and their businesses.
I’m delighted to welcome Joel, Marc and the entire Ventris team to the OneDigital Family. We already have a very strong retirement practice in Salt Lake City and by combining that team with the talented employee benefits strategists at Ventris, I am excited to offer an incredible, holistic story of health and wealth solutions to our clients in the state of Utah.
— Jeff Fallick, Regional Managing Principal for OneDigital’s West Region
When asked about what attracted him to OneDigital, Mills said, "Ventris and OneDigital share the same vision to make it easier for businesses to focus on growth. Our clients can expect the same "put people first" approach from our local team with additional national tools and resources like HR consulting, global benefits, retirement and wealth management, compliance and legal resources, underwriting and analytic tools."
The Ventris acquisition enhances OneDigital’s employee benefits presence in the Utah market. By aligning with OneDigital, Ventris will have access to a range of national resources that support a holistic approach to employee wellbeing.
OneDigital delivers strategic advisory consulting and technology-forward solutions to more than 85,000 employers across the nation. As employee health care, wellness and workplace benefits continue to converge, businesses of all sizes have relied on OneDigital’s exceptional advisory teams for counsel in employee benefits, wellbeing, human resources, pharmacy consulting, property and casualty solutions, as well as the retirement and wealth management services provided through OneDigital Investment Advisors. OneDigital’s commitment to technology and innovation enables its 2,800 advisors to deliver the most modern and intuitive customer experience anywhere in the industry.
OneDigital has been named as a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance. For more information, visit onedigital.com.
Ventris roots trace back to 1986 with the establishment of Business Insurance Designers, later changed in 1999 to Intermountain Business Insurance. The agency has grown and adapted to the needs of our customers and a changing insurance environment. Today, Ventris is more than just an insurance agency, providing business insurance services. Ventris is a full-service insurance agency and consulting group, headquartered in Utah. Ventris provides insurance solutions throughout the Wasatch front as well as nationally. Core services include insurance for business and individuals, employee benefits, and human resource and payroll administration.