January 12, 2021 – Collaborative Centric Solutions (C2), a national leader in driving collaboration with insurance carriers, vendors and its members, announced today it has added Conner Strong & Buckelew as a C2 Member Firm. C2 is comprised of the nation’s top independent regional employee benefit firms, each bringing a unique blend of heritage, expertise, solutions, and talent. By bringing together firms like Conner Strong & Buckelew that present innovative client focused solutions, we are changing the face of employee benefits consulting by delivering greater quality and value to clients.
C2’s collective passion and creativity in providing solutions for clients offers a genuinely fresh approach to tackling some of the most daunting problems faced by businesses today. C2 member firms enjoy the autonomy of pursuing the strategies, technologies, and offerings that are at the core of their business and at which they excel the most. The breadth and diversity of our partnership allows members to tap in to C2’s rich network to leverage the best, complementary products and services across the broad spectrum of our capabilities.
“As our partnerships continue to grow we’re excited to welcome Conner Strong & Buckelew as our newest member. As an industry leader, Conner Strong pairs comprehensive solutions with innovative programs in order to serve their broad range of businesses and organizations,” said Kristen Boyd, Executive Director of C2 Solutions.
“The best part of becoming an equity partner of C2 is the ability to share ideas and thought leadership in a safe, constructive space,” said Joseph DiBella, managing director, head of employee benefits at Conner Strong & Buckelew. “It’s going to allow us to take our knowledge and innovation to another level and deliver even greater value to our clients.”
C2 partners with carriers, Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Health & Wellness vendors and technology partners. This strategic collaboration allows access to exclusive products and services for member firm clients, as well as being a trusted distribution channel for our carriers. C2’s member firm clients, their employees, and their families can be confident they have the right solutions and become empowered to achieve like never before.
About Collaboration Centric Solutions (C2) C2 is an equity-owned partnership powered by Holmes Murphy & Associates, M3 Insurance, McGohan Brabender, Scott Insurance and The Partners Group. Co. is a national company formed by leading independent employee benefit consulting firms for strategic collaboration with carriers, vendors and members to create innovative product offerings while delivering greater quality and value to clients. For more information visit www.poweredbyc2.com or follow us on LinkedIn @C2Solutions
About Conner Strong & Buckelew Conner Strong & Buckelew is among America’s largest insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firms. The firm is an industry leader in providing high-risk businesses with comprehensive solutions to prevent losses, manage claims, and drive bottom line growth. Its employee benefits practice focuses on providing best-in-class benefits administration, health and wellness programs and strategic advisory services. Founded in 1959 with offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Delaware, Florida, and Georgia, Conner Strong & Buckelew has a team of nearly 450 professionals, serving clients throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, visit www.connerstrong.com or follow us on LinkedIn (@ConnerStrong&Buckelew), Twitter (@connerstrong), Facebook (@connerstrongbuckelew) and Instagram (@connerstrongbuckelew).