Risk Strategies Acquires Better Business Planning, Inc., Expanding National Employee Benefits Practice


BOSTON, November 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Risk Strategies, a leading national specialist insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the acquisition of Better Business Planning, Inc., an insurance agency specializing in employee benefit solutions. Terms of the deal were not announced.

Situated at Itasca, Illinois, Better Business Planning is a multigenerational family business of seasoned employee benefits professionals with a strong presence in the Chicago area, specializing in the design and implementation of personalized employee benefits solutions. The firm also offers a variety of add-on service capabilities, including benefits and payroll administration, human resources consulting, and payroll consulting.

“Our specialized approach to risk allows us to consistently exceed client expectations,” said John greenbaum, National Employee Benefits Practice Leader for Risk Management Strategies. “We are delighted to bring Better Business Planning expertise to our growing national benefits capabilities and welcome them into the family of risk management strategies. “

Founded in 1977 by James bellingerBetter Business Planning has been run since his retirement in 2014 by his sons, who joined the company in 1993. The firm has established a strong presence in a variety of industries, providing employee benefit services to the education, non-profit organizations, law firms, architects and management services, industrial supplies and agriculture, among others.

“Risk Strategies was a perfect fit for Better Business Planning and our clients. We now have the ability to leverage the strength of a leading national brokerage to enhance our partnerships with our clients while continuing to provide services to our local communities, ”said Jeffrey Bellinger, vice president of Better Business Planning.


The Better Business Planning team will join the national practice of employee benefits of risk strategies and will have access to additional solid capacities and resources to support and further develop its clientele. In addition to strengthening its leading national benefits practice, the acquisition of Better Business Planning strengthens Risk Strategies’ strong presence in the Midwest.

To learn more about risk strategies, please visit www.risk-strategies.com.

About risk strategies

Risk Strategies is a national insurance brokerage and risk management company providing comprehensive risk management advice and insurance and reinsurance investments for property damage, employee benefits and customer risks. private. With 25 specialist firms, Risk Strategies serves commercial enterprises, non-profit organizations, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. Ranked among the best brokers in the country, Risk Strategies has more than 100 offices, including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Grand Cayman, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Nashville, Washington DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco. riskstrategies.com

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