BAN Blog

Please Meet: Kate Current

By Benefit Advisors Network - May 24, 2023

Meet Kate Current. As Director of Employee Benefit Operations, Kate oversees the delivery of employee benefits insurance brokerage services to ensure that they meet or exceed the Hausmann Group’s quality standards. She also leads, develops, and manages employee service departments. Kate has spent many years in customer experience and has led using the model “scalable, [Read More]

Meet the BAN Board: Sheri Alexander

By Benefit Advisors Network - May 22, 2023

You need to know Sheri Alexander: an employee benefits guru whose ledger of experience is longer than her young-at-heart vigor might suggest. Sheri wakes each morning driven to seize every opportunity the day affords. Add to that an insatiable hunger for learning, and you have an influencer who not only understands the complexities of the [Read More]

Industry Veterans Comprise Benefit Advisors Network Board of Directors

By Benefit Advisors Network - May 16, 2023

Leading Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Lawyer Peter Marathas Joins Board FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jessica Tiller at or 443.621.7690 CLEVELAND, OH (5/16/23) – Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) – the premier international network of independent employee benefit firms – is announcing its updated Board of Directors, including new board member, Peter Marathas. Sheri Alexander, Retired: [Read More]

Benefit Advisors Network Names New Staff Roles, Kloss Named Vice President of Human Capital Management

By Benefit Advisors Network - May 2, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jessica or 443.621.7690 CLEVELAND, OH (5/2/23) – Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) – the premier international network of independent employee benefit firms – has named Bobbi Kloss as Vice President of Human Capital Management.   With more than 25 years of Human Resource Generalist and executive-level Human Capital Management experience, Bobbi will [Read More]

Benefit Advisors Network Spins-Off from Alera Group, Perry Braun to Lead Organization as President & CEO

By Benefit Advisors Network - April 3, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Jessica Cleveland, OH (4/3/2023) – Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) –  an international network of progressive and visionary employee benefit brokers and consulting firms from across the United States and Canada – and the National Benefits Center (NBC), are spinning off from Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services [Read More]

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

By Caroline Williams - January 17, 2023

Written by: Andrea Dunn and Miracle Gladney from Alera Group Many of us consider Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) to be a leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States, and a hero in the fight for civil rights for black and brown citizens during the 1950s and 1960s. Martin Luther King Jr. sought equality [Read More]

Pay Transparency and the Future of Compensation

By Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management - November 1, 2022

Pay transparency has always been a fear of employers, likely because they did not or do not have a comprehensive pay plan that provides for pay equality. Employers don’t want this chink to be shown in their proverbial armor. Negotiations of compensation, either for hire, raise, or promotion, is such a challenge that many books, [Read More]

Benefit Advisors Network, Sparrow Form Partnership
Sparrow’s Leave Management Solution to be Offered to All BAN Members

By Benefit Advisors Network - October 11, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Jessica or 443-621-7690 San Francisco, CA and Beachwood, OH (10/12/2022) — Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) – a national network of independent employee benefits firms – has partnered with Sparrow, the first high-tech, high-touch leave management solution for employers. This strategic partnership will enable BAN to provide a superior leave management solution [Read More]