Progressive Benefit Solutions Named to Benefit Advisors Network

Benefit Advisors Network, a national network of independent benefit advisory and consulting companies, has named Raleigh, North Carolina’s Progressive Benefit Solutions (PBS) as its newest member.

A press release said members of Benefit Advisors Network are selected specifically for their industry knowledge, ethics, and vision, and membership represents a validation that a firm has been recognized as the “best of the best” in its particular geographic market.

To be credentialed for membership in Benefit Advisors Network, PBS had to successfully pass a stringent screening process, according to the release. Admission to Benefit Advisors Network designates PBS as the leading benefit advisory company in Central and Eastern North Carolina.

“Benefit Advisors Network provides selected benefits brokers and consultants with an ability to compete on a national scale, giving them the capabilities and leverage of a national organization that enhances their focus and flexibility as a local partner and neighbor,’ said Benefit Advisors Network Director Deane Elek, in the release.

PBS is owned by William Salmon and John McDonnell, who are joined in leading the firm by another key executive, Rick Kelly.

PBS serves businesses primarily in North Carolina’s Piedmont area and east into Wilmington, New Bern, and Morehead City.

The firm’s primary focus is providing group insurance benefits to a clients in all industries, including manufacturing, biotech/pharma, physician groups, and architecture/engineering. PBS also researches and provides qualified referrals for administrative services such as COBRA, FSA, and HRA.