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OneDigital Hartford Forms Partnership with ION Insurance; Becomes Exclusive Employee Benefits Provider

Alliance with National Leader Provides Connecticut Insurance Agency Enhanced Capabilities, Expanded Resources


FARMINGTON, Conn. – Nov. 1 2016 – OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest employee benefits-only company, has entered into an alliance partnership with Ion Insurance, a full-service independent insurance agency that provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals throughout Connecticut. OneDigital now serves as Ion’s exclusive employee benefits partner, providing clients of the Naugatuck-based agency expanded resources, comprehensive services and innovative solutions, enabling them to better address the needs of employers and their employees in today’s complex health care environment.

“Ion Insurance is one of Connecticut’s oldest and most respected agencies,” says Mike Sullivan, Chief Growth Officer at OneDigital. “We’re very pleased to have been selected as their benefits partner.”

“Collaborative efforts with our Hartford office, led by Regional Managing Principal Brian Driscoll, along with access to our national team of experts, expand Ion’s capabilities and magnifies the agency’s abilities to deliver effective solutions and further strengthen client relationships.”

OneDigital’s comprehensive advisory services and market-leading solutions are offered in 35 offices throughout the country. Responding to the convergence of broker consolidation, digitalization and an increase of millennials in the workplace, the 16-year-old company is staking a claim as “the new generation in health and benefits.” This position articulates the space in which OneDigital operates and highlights its ability to deliver fresh thinking ahead of the market, giving clients peace of mind that their approach to employee benefits is future-proof.

“The state-of-the art service platform OneDigital provides significantly enhances our group benefits department’s capabilities, enabling us to better assist our clients,” says David Drescher, president and CEO of Ion Insurance. “We can now provide customers access to industry leading experts, innovative technology and value-added resources to help them implement effective solutions and improve their bottom line. Our partnership with OneDigital underscores Ion’s steadfast commitment to providing best-in-class group benefits solutions for our customers,” adds Drescher.


About Ion Insurance
Founded in 1915, Ion Insurance is a full-service independent insurance agency, providing property and casualty, as well as business, health and life insurance. An Ion Bank family partner, Ion Insurance is located in the heart of New Haven County and works with individuals and businesses throughout Connecticut.


About OneDigital Health and Benefits
OneDigital Health And Benefits, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits, combines people and technology to deliver the new generation of health and benefits. It provides fresh thinking ahead of the market, innovative approaches and market-leading solutions that give clients peace of mind. Serving companies of all sizes, OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic advisory services, analytics, compliance support, HR capital management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. Headquartered in Atlanta, OneDigital has more than 800 employees throughout the country, serves 35,000 companies, partners with 275 leading brokers and manages nearly $4 billion in premiums. Formerly known as Digital Insurance and Digital Benefit Advisors, the company has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s fastest-growing companies every year since the honor’s inception in 2007.

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