Chris Thurin

Regional Managing Principal

32 years of experience


Chris Thurin is the Regional Managing Principal at OneDigital West, a national team of experienced, local employee benefits advisors who create greater value for employers and inspire individuals to become more engaged healthcare consumers. Under his leadership, the West Region office has been recognized by the Orange County Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work in Orange County” from 2011 through 2017. He has spent 30+ years in the healthcare/insurance industry. In 1992, he founded Benefits Resources and held the position of CEO for over two decades prior to merging with OneDigital.

Chris is an active member of his community and is involved in supporting numerous organizations including service as a board member for Mission Hospital Foundation, Southland Sings and University of California Riverside.

In a national contest, he was recognized as the Top Employee Benefits Consultant by Human Resource Executive® and Risk & Insurance® periodicals.

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We identify talented, intelligent and motivated team members with the right attitude, aptitude and fit and match them with roles based on their strengths and passion. Our culture of high achievement is based on intrinsic motivation, accountability, innovation and genuine enthusiasm for our purpose. We have a culture of meritocracy and opportunity that rewards hard work, competence and team collaboration and our rapid growth allows for more opportunities for team members. Our service is not over-reliant on any particular individual, experience or competency but a team approach with specialized roles working in concert to achieve a successful client engagement. Teamwork is not just part of our culture but a part of our structure. By prioritizing our team and culture of accountability, teamwork and innovation, we create an extraordinary client experience that cannot be replicated in a “client first” culture. We have a sound process based on project management principles with specialized roles, accountability and process.

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