United Benefit Advisors Names Director of Partner Relations

New position will equip organization’s employee benefits advisory firms with top tools and services to assist nearly 36,000 employers

[INDIANAPOLIS, IN.] (March 7, 2013) – United Benefit Advisors, (UBA) the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, announced today that Matthew Kistler will join the organization in a new role as Director of Partner Relations.

Kistler is charged with ensuring that UBA’s 2,000 benefits professionals in more than 200 offices in 46 states continue to deliver trusted benefits management solutions to its employer clients’ 5 million employees and their families. In this new role, Kistler will be responsible for recruiting additional Partner Firms to join UBA’s growing network of benefits advisory professionals to answer the nation’s toughest employee benefits questions.

Having grown to become one of the top five employee benefits advisory organizations in the U.S, UBA sees the marketplace demand to provide human resource professionals with employee benefits expertise, especially in light of the ever-increasing regulatory compliance issues.

Kistler points out that UBA Partner Firms uniquely stand out as industry leaders because they have access to:

– Intellectual Capital – UBA Partners meet regularly with colleagues and other industry leaders to train and share solutions.
– Top Tools – UBA Partners have access to a wide range of exclusive benefits and HR-related tools, including the nation’s largest health plan benchmarking survey.
– Trusted Network – UBA Partners must have a proven track record of financial solvency, experience and integrity. UBA’s network is driven to be the most reliable benefits experts in their individual markets.

Thomas Mangan, UBA CEO, reiterates that all the above areas come back to one focus: “We are bringing Matt on board to support our Partners so that they can continue to obtain the best results for their clients, ” he stated.

Kistler is an experienced benefits professional having served as the Business Development Executive for Conner Insurance in Indianapolis, Ind., where he was the agency’s top producer in revenue generation the last two years. Prior to joining UBA, he was the Director of Membership for The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers in Washington, D.C. A graduate of Taylor University in Indiana, Kistler is also Indiana licensed in both Life and Health and Personal & Commercial Property and Casualty insurance.

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United Benefit Advisors is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits organization with more than 200 offices throughout the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Visit www.UBAbenefits.com.