With over 2,500 employees, Alera Group is a national employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm. The unique approach of Alera Group combines national resources and best practices with the personal, localized service of each individual firm.
Fendley Benefits joins Alera Group as a division of Benefit Commerce Group, a Scottsdale based employee benefits consulting firm. Fendley Benefits was founded in 1977 by current President, Gregg Fendley. Since the beginning, the firm’s mission has been to provide businesses in Northern Arizona with innovative benefit offerings and unmatched direct service. Through local partnerships and decades of industry expertise, the firm brings unique expertise and cost-cutting strategies to their clients.
“In addition to offering effective cost management strategies, comprehensive plan offerings, administrative support and employee advocacy services, the Fendley Benefits team brings extensive knowledge and enthusiasm to Alera Group,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “Not only will the company expand our footprint in Arizona, it will also strengthen our ability to provide cost-management programs and solutions.”
“We are pleased to bring Fendley Benefits into Alera Group,” said Scott Wood, Managing Partner and Principal of Benefit Commerce Group. “As Alera Group expands, we look for like-minded, quality benefits firms to join our ranks. With outstanding national collaboration throughout the Alera Group organization, Fendley Benefits will continue to provide exceptional client experience and even greater resources for industry-leading solutions.”
Chris Hogan, Executive Vice President and Principal of Benefit Commerce Group, said, “I have known and worked with the Fendleys for many years, and I have always been impressed with their knowledge, professionalism and character. That is what initially drew us to Fendley Benefits, and it is what makes them a great fit for Benefit Commerce Group and Alera Group.”
“As an Alera Group firm, we’ll be able to offer our clients more than ever before,” said Gregg Fendley, President of Fendley Benefits. “The strength of national resources and power of local relationships will allow us to grow as an organization as we continue to serve our clients with excellence.”
Alera Group is an independent, national insurance and wealth management firm with more than $650 million in annual revenue, offering comprehensive employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management solutions to clients nationwide. By working collaboratively across specialties and geographies, Alera Group’s team of more than 2,500 professionals in more than 100 offices provides creative, competitive services that help ensure a client’s business and personal success.
Benefit Commerce Group, an Alera Group Company, is a progressive and results-driven employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm. We are committed to creating benefit plans and strategies that make life easier and better for HR teams and that provide the best cost-effective value for employers, employees and families. We do this through collaboration—with our clients, our own experienced team, and with other Alera Group firms across the nation. Alera Group is the nation’s 11th largest privately held employee benefits firm, providing powerful solutions in employee benefits, property & casualty, and wealth management for clients across the country. Benefit Commerce Group is a four-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 listing of the fastest growing private companies in America.
Fendley Benefits was founded in 1977 and is dedicated to employee benefits. The firm’s mission is to provide clients with the most innovative and cost-effective solutions for their employee benefits program. The Fendley team focuses on helping clients keep expenses under control while providing competitive plans and unmatched direct service. This is all in an effort to improve their clients’ ability to attract and retain high-quality employees. Its staff and valuable partners collaborate to offer traditional and innovative solutions for employee benefit programs.