Acquisition of New York City Firm Develops Key Presence in New York
ATLANTA – Dec. 12, 2017 – OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest employee benefits-only company, has acquired The Ruggieri Consulting Group, LLC, in New York, New York. This marks the first step in expanding the OneDigital footprint within the New York market, continuing the company’s explosive national growth. Philip Ruggieri will be joining the company as Managing Principal, Robert Simeone as Vice President, Client Services of OneDigital’s New York City location.
For over 21 years, Ruggieri Consulting has provided their clients with consulting services on health, welfare and retirement plans, as well as advanced administrative capabilities. The former Ruggieri team will continue to offer their full suite of services while expanding their capabilities as part of OneDigital’s advantage.
“We are very proud that Phil and his team have chosen to align with OneDigital as they are the right partner to develop our presence in New York City. The combination of the Ruggieri team’s deep consulting expertise with OneDigital’s suite of employee benefits tools and resources is a powerful combination that will benefit their existing client base and employer’s looking for new solutions to today’s employee benefits challenges.
— Brett Rosen, OneDigital’s Executive Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions (East)
OneDigital’s comprehensive advisory services and market-leading solutions are offered in over 57 offices throughout the country. Responding to the convergence of broker consolidation, digitalization and an increase of millennials in the workplace, the 17-year-old company is staking a claim as “the new generation in health and benefits.”
“OneDigital aligns perfectly with our company culture and our client service philosophy while adding sophisticated technology and deep compliance resources,” says Philip Ruggieri, Managing Principal of OneDigital New York. “The senior leadership and management teams share the client-centric focus that has been the foundation of the success of Ruggieri Consulting and we are looking forward to continuing that service focus with OneDigital.”
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. Serving companies of all sizes, OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic advisory services, analytics, compliance support, human resources capital management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. Headquartered in Atlanta, OneDigital has more than 1,000 employees throughout the country, serves 35,000 companies and manages nearly $4.5 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.
About The Ruggieri Consulting Group, LLC
The Ruggieri Consulting Group, LLC specializes in the design, pricing, communication, implementation and administration of all health and welfare benefit programs and defined contribution retirement programs. They work with the major insurance providers to produce creative benefit solutions for their clients and because of their knowledge of the full range of competitive choices available, they have the ability to provide valuable guidance to their clients. Ruggieri Consulting operates exclusively in the benefits area, delivering the highest level of focused expertise and professional service.
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