BenePro Acquires Benefit Consulting Firm BBG Employee Benefits
November 9, 2018
This acquisition will further strengthen the company’s commitment to helping organizations taker better care of their people.
Royal Oak, MI – November 9, 2018 – BenePro, a Royal Oak based, privately held, growing benefit consulting firm, recently named the 3rd coolest place to work in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit, today announced the acquisition of BBG Employee Benefits, a benefits brokerage firm headquartered in St. Clair Shores, MI.
BBG Employee Benefits will bring their expertise on small business and individual health insurance to BenePro, who currently specializes in providing top level service to employee benefit plans. BenePro’s sister company HRPro handles human resource and benefit administration along with HR professional services, allowing the two companies to offer a total People Solution.
John Cook, previous owner of BBG Employee Benefits, will assume the role of Executive Vice President of BenePro where he will help lead a growing team of benefit advisors, account managers and consultants on the benefits side, as well as HR advisory services for HRPro.
“The acquisition of BBG Benefits fits exceptionally well in our organization, enhances our portfolio and expands our offerings to better serve our clients,” said Kristopher Powell, President and CEO of BenePro/HRPro. “We are excited to have John join the BenePro/HRPro team. This is a great opportunity not only for us, but for our clients as well. John’s experience and tenure in the industry will strengthen our ability to provide our clients with a fully integrated HR and benefit solution.”
BBG’s John Cook stated “We are excited to be joining Kris Powell and his team at BenePro/HRPro. We look forward to the opportunity to increase our support for our existing clients, as well as expand our footprint in the Southeast Michigan area. I have personally known Kris for years; he and his team are highly respected in the industry and we are looking forward to being a part of it.”
BenePro/HRPro together are one of Michigan’s top HR and benefit advisory and administration firms, offering a total People Solution for small to large-sized companies. BenePro/HRPro strives to create a fun, collaborative culture that puts an emphasis on customer relationships and personalized service. With over 29 years’ experience, they are constantly working to stay ahead of latest trends and needs in the industry. Their mission is to work closely with organizations to understand and help them achieve their human capital goals.