Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today the acquisition of jweinland Group Benefits, a full-service employee benefits firm specializing in the highest quality group benefits and self-funded insurance plans.
“Our large and mid-market clients enjoy the flexibility of partial self-funding and we help them navigate through the maze of intricacies that make those solutions work,” said Jason Weinland, Managing Partner of jweinland Group Benefits. “At jweinland Group Benefits, our team of professionals possess a vast and technical knowledge of healthcare financing and the third-party administrators that bring innovative products to the market. We are well-positioned to help companies in all aspects of their employee benefits and other executive management issues and we look forward to collaborating with our new Alera Group colleagues.”
Founded in 2009 and located in Shreveport, Louisiana, jweinland Group Benefits provides Shreveport and Bossier City clients with group health insurance and employee benefits program consulting. The team has grown the agency into one of the largest independent agencies in the state.
“The staff at jweinland Group Benefits expertly help clients maintain compliance in this ever-changing environment while always working diligently to keep their clients’ benefit plans affordable,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “Welcoming the jweinland Group Benefits team to the Alera Group team will bolster our expertise in employee benefits services as well as expand our footprint and capabilities in Louisiana.”
The jweinland Group Benefits team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Terms of the transaction were not announced.
About Alera Group
Alera Group is an independent, national insurance and wealth services firm with more than $1 billion in annual revenue, offering comprehensive employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan services and wealth services solutions to clients nationwide. By working collaboratively across specialties and geographies, Alera Group’s team of more than 3,500 professionals in more than 150 offices provides creative, competitive services that help ensure a client’s business and personal success. For more information, visit https://aleragroup.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn.