ATLANTA--(www.digitalinsurance.com), the nation's largest and most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency, has acquired Benefit Services & Design (BSD), a leading insurance brokerage and consulting agency in North Carolina. The 30-year-old independent firm merged with the Raleigh office of Digital Benefit Advisors (DBA), a division of Digital Insurance. BSD Principals Taylor Uzzell and Tom Snell, along with their six-member team, became a part of DBA to provide clients expanded offerings and greater resources. They will continue to operate from their offices in Sanford, Raleigh and Durham, N.C.)--Digital Insurance (
“Being part of the Digital Benefit Advisors’ national network and having access to its wealth of resources amplifies our ability to serve our clients”
“Benefit Services & Design is an excellent addition to our team and will strengthen our efforts throughout the Carolinas,” says Wally Dawson, CEBS, managing partner of DBA/Raleigh. “Taylor and Tom have more than 65 years of combined industry experience, and their agency has a solid reputation based on integrity and a high-level of customer service.”
DBA combines the commitment of experienced, local market advisors with the sophisticated technology and innovative resources of a respected national company. Employers receive access to a broader variety of carriers, dynamic tools, proprietary products and the ability to effectively navigate the complexities of health care reform. One significant advantage includes direct policy holder access to a Customer Advocate Center, where knowledgeable and licensed Digital representatives answer benefits and policy questions, enabling employers to free-up overworked HR departments.
“Digital’s superior technologies and extensive resources attracted us,” explains Taylor Uzzell, CLU, ChFC, BSD founder. “But, the company’s leadership, knowledge base and corporate culture sealed the deal. While our firm’s capabilities have been significantly enhanced, joining Digital’s team affords our clients more opportunities, especially in this complex era of health care reform.”
“Being part of the Digital Benefit Advisors’ national network and having access to its wealth of resources amplifies our ability to serve our clients,” adds Tom Snell, JD, CLU, ChFC, RHU, REBS, BSD principal. “Digital possesses a strategic approach and the keen ability to adapt to what’s coming down the pike. These unique qualities have catapulted Digital to its top position in the industry.”
Founded in 1982, Benefit Services & Design has provided employee benefits to more than 250 clients, ranging from small businesses to national companies, working in various industries including healthcare, trucking, furniture and manufacturing.
About Digital Insurance
Digital Insurance (www.digitalinsurance.com), is the largest, most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency in the U.S. Distinguished by its focus on innovation and education, the company creates greater value for employers and inspires individuals to become more engaged health care consumers. Its largest division, Digital Benefit Advisors, is a national network of experienced, local market experts who deliver expanded offerings to businesses and organizations. Digital is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF).