Local Benefits Advisors Honored with National Award from Employee Benefit News

Arrow Benefits Group Consultants Win 2022 Excellence in Advising Award

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) November 29, 2022

Employ­ee Ben­e­fit News (EBN) bestowed the nation­al 2022 Excel­lence in Advis­ing Award on Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG) Senior Ben­e­fits Advi­sors Andrew McNeil and Rosario Avi­la for their ground-break­ing work in enhanc­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion among diverse work­forces. The 2022 EBN Excel­lence in Advis­ing Award is the third nation­al award Avi­la and McNeil have received for their col­lab­o­ra­tive efforts.

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Benefits Leader Welcomes New Team Members to Enhance Sales, Consulting, and Operational growth

Arrow Benefits Group Announces Acquisition of Talent

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) September 1, 2022

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group announces the addi­tion of four new mem­bers to their team…and has been pro­vid­ing employ­ee ben­e­fits and human cap­i­tal man­age­ment solu­tions for over 40 years. “We look for team mem­bers who align with our phi­los­o­phy and goals. That’s why we are excit­ed to add these team mem­bers to our con­sult­ing, ser­vice, oper­a­tions, and mar­ket­ing teams. Our peo­ple are what make all the dif­fer­ence to our clients and com­mu­ni­ty,” says CEO & Man­ag­ing Prin­ci­pal Joe Genovese.

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Arrow Benefits Group Welcomes New Senior Sales Consultant Mick Van Staveren

Announces Further Expansion into Marin County, CA

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) November 22, 2021

Man­ag­ing Prin­ci­pal Joe Gen­ovese agrees, “Employ­ee ben­e­fits are now being used as a recruit­ment tool. It’s our job to help employ­ers under­stand and increase their ben­e­fit offer­ings.” He con­tin­ues, “Attract­ing tal­ent who under­stand this trend is one of the secrets to Arrow’s suc­cess and why we’ve become one of the largest ben­e­fits groups in the North Bay.”

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Arrow Benefits Group Welcomes New Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Sales Innovator Jim Settles to Lead and Manage Sales Group

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) September 23, 2021

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG), one of the largest employ­ee ben­e­fits firms in the North Bay, is pleased to announce Jim Set­tles as Vice Pres­i­dent of Sales & Mar­ket­ing. His hir­ing exem­pli­fies anoth­er step in the company’s accel­er­at­ing growth and expan­sion plans. Set­tles brings more than 35 years’ expe­ri­ence in the insur­ance indus­try, includ­ing upper man­age­ment posi­tions at Woodruff Sawyer and ABD. At Arrow, he will be respon­si­ble for lead­ing the sales team and expand­ing the company’s mar­ket­ing and busi­ness strate­gies, includ­ing organ­ic growth assess­ment and strat­e­gy devel­op­ment, cul­ture devel­op­ment, and one-to-one men­tor­ing and initiatives.

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Arrow Benefits Group Strengthens Employee Benefits Capabilities with New Partnership

Insurance Leader Expands Local Ties with Aita and Associates, Inc.

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) September 3, 2021

Today Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG), one of the largest ben­e­fits firms in the North Bay, announced a part­ner­ship with Aita and Asso­ciates, Inc., a high­ly respect­ed insur­ance firm head­quar­tered in Sebastopol, Ca. for over 35 years. This con­sol­i­da­tion will allow the Aita team to build on its rep­u­ta­tion of com­mit­ment to local com­mu­ni­ty, per­son­al atten­tion to clients, and advo­ca­cy excel­lence in the ben­e­fits insur­ance indus­try. The union serves to fur­ther strength­en ABG’s assets and ties to the local community.

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Benefits Leader Welcomes New Team Members to Lead Sales and Consulting Growth

Arrow Benefits Group Announces Acquisition of Exciting Talent

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) July 9, 2021

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG), one of the largest ben­e­fits firms in the North Bay, announces the addi­tion of six new mem­bers to their team. ABG, a full-ser­vice ben­e­fits bro­ker­age and con­sult­ing firm, has been pro­vid­ing employ­ee ben­e­fits and human cap­i­tal man­age­ment solu­tions for over 40 years. “As we con­tin­ue our com­mit­ment to deliv­er­ing an excep­tion­al cus­tomer expe­ri­ence, we are pleased to wel­come bright new tal­ent to fur­ther strength­en the exper­tise that has estab­lished us as a leader in the indus­try. Attract­ing respect­ed col­leagues to join Arrow is one of the secrets to our suc­cess — our peo­ple are what make all the dif­fer­ence to our clients and com­mu­ni­ty,” says CEO & Man­ag­ing Prin­ci­pal Joe Gen­ovese. The client ser­vices team part­ners with clients to lis­ten, learn and cus­tom build solutions.

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Award Winning Insurance Advisers Launch BenefitsTV Packages

Arrow Benefits Group Offers Custom Instructional Videos for Employers & Employees

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2021

Ben­e­fit­sTV, Arrow Ben­e­fits Group’s (ABG) pro­pri­etary YouTube chan­nel, offers videos to guide clients through the con­vo­lut­ed land­scape of employ­ee ben­e­fits. In response to demand expressed by clients, cre­ators Andrew McNeil and Rosario Avi­la, along with ABG, announce per­son­al­ized Ben­e­fit­sTV video pack­ages specif­i­cal­ly cre­at­ed for the end user. Videos are offered in both Eng­lish and Span­ish clar­i­fy­ing all offered ben­e­fit plans, as well as today’s top top­ics in ben­e­fits, what to expect when enter­ing the Kaiser sys­tem, ben­e­fit ter­mi­nol­o­gy, and a vari­ety of oth­er cus­tom top­ics. Right now, busi­ness­es have been uproot­ed by the pan­dem­ic, and forced remote com­mu­ni­ca­tions are caus­ing a seri­ous gap in dis­trib­ut­ing information.

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Insurance Benefits Leader Announces Fresh New Talent in Executive Team

Arrow Benefits Group Welcomes Technology Driven Director of Client Services

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) February 9, 2021

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG), the third largest ben­e­fits firm in the North Bay, announces the addi­tion of Stu­art Wal­lace to their exec­u­tive team. His tal­ents fur­ther strength­en the lead­er­ship exper­tise that has estab­lished ABG as a leader in the indus­try for over 35 years. Wal­lace brings over 12 years of expe­ri­ence, most notably in lead­ing-edge use of tech­nol­o­gy to bridge the expe­ri­ence for both employ­ee and employ­ers alike. In his pre­vi­ous role as direc­tor of employ­ee ben­e­fits at Vantreo Insur­ance, Wal­lace man­aged mul­ti­ple accounts through­out Cal­i­for­nia design­ing effec­tive tech­nol­o­gy tools uti­lized for suc­cess­ful account management.

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Spanish Speaking Employees Have Resources During COVID-19 Crisis — Arrow Benefits Group Offers Complimentary Counsel to keep Native Spanish-Speaking Public Informed

In this time of rapidly changing situations and information, Arrow Benefits Group wants to make sure language is not an added barrier or reason employees don’t receive vital benefits information.

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) April 1, 2020

In this time of rapid­ly chang­ing sit­u­a­tions and infor­ma­tion, Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG) wants to make sure lan­guage is not an added bar­ri­er or rea­son employ­ees don’t receive vital infor­ma­tion, mes­sages and coun­cil. This is a crit­i­cal and sen­si­tive time for busi­ness­es and employ­ees alike. In a com­mit­ment to their com­mu­ni­ty, ABG will extend com­pli­men­ta­ry ser­vices from Alian­za, its Span­ish Lan­guage Divi­sion, which con­sists of a team of bilin­gual and bicul­tur­al spe­cial­ists and makes avail­able for Span­ish speak­ing employ­ees access for help via email, text, video chat and a ded­i­cat­ed phone line. Ben­e­fits trans­la­tion is an intri­cate process and trans­la­tion ser­vices are not always reli­able, in fact, too often the inter­pre­ta­tion can fail to com­mu­ni­cate the true mean­ing intend­ed. ABG does not charge for this ser­vice for clients and at this time has extend­ed the ser­vice to any inter­est­ed employ­er or employ­ee who has the need for trans­la­tion of ben­e­fits while the COVID-19 cri­sis con­tin­ues. “Our com­mit­ment to the com­mu­ni­ty goes beyond what we do for clients — it’s about peo­ple and their secu­ri­ty and safe­ty,” says Alian­za team lead Rosario Avi­la. She can be con­tact­ed direct­ly for con­sult at (707) 992‑3795 — email: [email protected]

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Arrow Benefits Group Launches Award-Winning Joint-Partnership Program for Clients

The Power of Two Team Awarded 2019 Benefits Advisers of the Year for Ground-Breaking Collaboration.

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) October 23, 2019

Ben­e­fits advis­ing is typ­i­cal­ly a high­ly com­pet­i­tive indus­try. But now Arrow Ben­e­fits Group is break­ing the mold, where Prin­ci­pal Andrew McNeil and Span­ish Lan­guage Divi­sion (Alian­za) lead Rosario Avi­la have teamed up to form The Pow­er of Two, an unprece­dent­ed col­lab­o­ra­tion that has gar­nered them the pres­ti­gious award “2019 Ben­e­fits Advis­ers of the Year” by Employ­ee Ben­e­fits Advis­er (EBA), the first time this award has been grant­ed joint­ly. This unique part­ner­ship of ben­e­fits advis­ers serves their clients by focus­ing on being proac­tive rather than reac­tive, and this unique per­spec­tive is gen­er­at­ing results. Arrow cus­tomers are already see­ing the ben­e­fits of this kind of joint-ven­ture “Andrew and Rosario worked with me on a part­ner­ship to bring CPR class­es to the Span­ish-speak­ing com­mu­ni­ty. They bring vary­ing impor­tant per­spec­tives to the table and then work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly to find the best solu­tion. Their dif­fer­ences com­ple­ment each oth­er and they bring thought­ful, com­pre­hen­sive solu­tions to every sit­u­a­tion. Work­ing togeth­er, they tru­ly demon­strate that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” said Lori Zaret SPHR, SVP Human Resources, Exchange Bank. To book time with this dynam­ic duo or for more infor­ma­tion call: 707–992-3789 or email [email protected]

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Self Insurance Expert (SIE) Founder and Self-Funding Expert Featured with Innovative Advisors in New Book — NextGeneration Healthcare Provides Proven Solutions for Employers Facing Rising Health Care Costs

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) April 30, 2019

Due to the explod­ing costs of health­care in the US, many experts are turn­ing to inno­v­a­tive, out-of-the-box solu­tions to make health­care more afford­able for employ­ees and sus­tain­able for employ­ers pro­vid­ing benefits. 

Among lead­ing busi­ness con­sul­tants and next-gen­er­a­tion ben­e­fits advi­sors, the exper­tise of Kei­th McNeil, Senior Part­ner at Arrow Ben­e­fits Group, is fea­tured in the new book NextGen­er­a­tion Health­care: Proven Secrets of Man­ag­ing the Health­care Val­ue Chain to Improve Out­comes and Reduce Costs.

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Arrow Benefits Group, Leading Employee Benefits Firm in North Bay Announces Major Expansion — New National Partnership Promises Continued Growth

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2019

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group, the third largest ben­e­fits firm in the North Bay, announces a series of expan­sions and sta­tus as a found­ing agency in a new nation­al bro­ker­age. Says Stephen McNeil, Man­ag­ing Part­ner, “Arrow has tripled in size in just four years, and the cre­ation of our new nation­al part­ner­ship promis­es con­tin­ued expan­sion of our size, strength and capa­bil­i­ties. It also allows us to deep­en our already sub­stan­tial com­mit­ment to our North Bay com­mu­ni­ties.” The expan­sion includes a merg­er with Scar­bor­ough Insur­ance of San Fran­cis­co and the addi­tion of their prin­ci­pals Fred Naran­jo, Kath­leen Lemke and Barb Hen­dricks to the Arrow team. Arrow has also acquired four well-estab­lished inde­pen­dent agencies:
• Advanced Ben­e­fits of San­ta Rosa, Til West, Principal
• Mis­sion Ben­e­fits of Sun­ny­vale, Matthew Sohn, Principal
• Copeland Insur­ance of San Rafael, Bob Copeland, Principal
• Ahern Insur­ance of Nova­to, Michael Ahern, Principal

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Arrow Benefits Group Partners with MORE Health to Provide Access to the Best Medical Minds in the World

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) November 15, 2018

A col­lab­o­ra­tion between Arrow Ben­e­fits Group and MORE Health, a med­ical sec­ond opin­ion and col­lab­o­ra­tive diag­no­sis ser­vice, now offers an indis­pens­able med­ical oppor­tu­ni­ty for clients enrolled in Arrow group med­ical plans. They can now receive easy access to a sec­ond opin­ion when faced with mak­ing deci­sions regard­ing a seri­ous, life-chang­ing ill­ness. MORE Health con­nects the patient’s attend­ing doc­tors with one of their excep­tion­al Physi­cian Spe­cial­ists to joint­ly devel­op a com­pre­hen­sive col­lab­o­ra­tive diag­no­sis togeth­er with the opti­mum treat­ment plan.

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Self-Insurance.Expert Helps Employers Innovate and Optimize Health Plans

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) August 11, 2018

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group has tak­en the next step in pro­mot­ing cre­ative alter­na­tives for employ­ers com­ing to grips with the explod­ing cost of health care. Arrow’s new divi­sion, Self-Insur­ance Expert (SIE) was cre­at­ed to help employ­ers with 100 plus employ­ees decrease health plan costs while increas­ing employ­ee engage­ment. Self-fund­ed health plans are the newest cut­ting-edge option to low­er costs while improv­ing the lives of the sick­est plan mem­bers at the same time. 

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Arrow Benefits Group and The Personnel Perspective open Napa, CA Office

Napa County Businesses Receive Human Resources & Benefits Services Under One Umbrella

Napa, California (PRWEB) June 29, 2018

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (ABG) and The Per­son­nel Per­spec­tive (TPP), sis­ter com­pa­nies since 2014, have announced that they are open­ing a new office in Napa, CA. Their part­ner­ship is the first of its kind in the North Bay, pro­vid­ing inclu­sive sup­port with admin­is­tra­tion, ben­e­fits, human resources, man­age­ment train­ing and devel­op­ment, and recruit­ing under one umbrel­la. Karen Alary, Man­ag­ing Part­ner at The Per­son­nel Per­spec­tive, explains, “Employ­ee ben­e­fits fits hand-in-glove with the Human Resources pro­fes­sion, so this was a log­i­cal move for both firms as it pro­vides a depth of exper­tise and resources in North­ern Cal­i­for­nia that is hard to beat.” Arrow Ben­e­fits Group Man­ag­ing Part­ner Stephen McNeil agrees, say­ing, “We are thrilled with the evo­lu­tion of our part­ner­ship and excit­ed to offer Human Resources and Ben­e­fits under one roof. It will allow us to bet­ter serve our clients and the clients to come plus sup­port the ever-grow­ing need of the Span­ish speak­ing pop­u­la­tion in many com­pa­nies in the North Bay.” TPP has three bilin­gual con­sul­tants and ABG has a Span­ish Lan­guage Division.

Rib­bon Cut­ting & Evening Celebration
Hors d’oeu­vres & Dis­tinct Wines Served, Enter­tain­ment & Exclu­sive Giveaways!
Meet our Span­ish Divi­sion Team:
Designed to sup­port the needs of our Clients in the Wine Coun­try & break the lan­guage and cul­ture bar­ri­ers in the ever-com­plex ben­e­fits world
Tues­day July 24th 5:30 – 7:00pm
1303 Jef­fer­son Street, Suite 100A, Napa, CA 94559
RSVP for Entry to [email protected]

To learn more about ABG and TPP services, 
vis­it www.arrowbenefitsgroup.com and www.personnelperspective.com or call 707 576‑7653.

Lin­da Hansen, Busi­ness Area Man­ag­er and Senior HR and Ben­e­fits Con­sul­tant, will open and man­age the Napa office. She brings over 25 years of exten­sive Human Resources and Ben­e­fits expe­ri­ence and has spent the past 10 years work­ing in the North­ern Cal­i­for­nia wine indus­try. Ms. Hansen’s wine indus­try expe­ri­ence includes strate­gic sup­port with­in all areas with­in a win­ery and vine­yard oper­a­tion, includ­ing wine­mak­ing, sup­ply chain, oper­a­tions (bot­tling, dis­tri­b­u­tion, main­te­nance), admin­is­tra­tion (finance, IT, HR), mar­ket­ing ser­vices, and DTC. “Lin­da brings such a breadth and depth of expe­ri­ence and is so well-round­ed in her knowl­edge and skills that we felt she would be the per­fect per­son to take on this new role in our Napa office. She’s a per­fect blend of two lux­u­ry brands,” said Alary.

Sono­ma and Napa coun­ties are in the heart of one of the lead­ing Cal­i­for­nia wine indus­try regions. “We’ve got both coun­ties cov­ered, and oth­er Cal­i­for­nia wine grow­ing regions are eas­i­ly acces­si­ble from either of our offices; we can col­lab­o­rate with the oth­er wine grow­ing regions includ­ing Men­do­ci­no Coun­ty, the Cen­tral Val­ley and Cen­tral Coast, Ore­gon, Wash­ing­ton, and many more.” Open­ing the Napa office is an excel­lent oppor­tu­ni­ty for us to expand our pres­ence in Wine Coun­try, where Ben­e­fits and HR can work in an inte­grat­ed way or stand­alone for all indus­tries found in Napa, the North Bay, and through­out Cal­i­for­nia.” Alary comments.

ABG and TPP have been in busi­ness for a com­bined 80 years, serv­ing clients through­out the North Bay, Cal­i­for­nia and beyond. Open­ing the Napa office brings ABG and TPP clos­er to their Napa Val­ley-based clients and pro­vides eas­i­er acces­si­bil­i­ty to clients in coun­ties east and south of Napa. AGB and TPP’s team of high­ly skilled con­sul­tants offer com­pre­hen­sive and wide-rang­ing ser­vice to their clients.


Arrow Benefits Group Launches Spanish Language Division

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) October 4, 2017

In a ground­break­ing effort to ser­vice and pro­vide clear and under­stand­able health ben­e­fits infor­ma­tion to Span­ish speak­ing employ­ees, Arrow Ben­e­fits Group has launched their Span­ish Lan­guage Divi­sion to counter the lack of sup­port, resources, and edu­ca­tion in the Span­ish speak­ing com­mu­ni­ty. “We want to break the lan­guage and cul­ture bar­ri­ers. With a divi­sion specif­i­cal­ly designed to edu­cate, answer ques­tions, and give guid­ance and resources regard­ing not only health insur­ance but employ­er ben­e­fits, we can break down the com­plex­i­ty and make insur­ance a more usable and valu­able ben­e­fit,” says SLD Lead Rosario Avi­la. The employ­ee ben­e­fits world can be con­fus­ing, and the added obsta­cle of infor­ma­tion being pro­vid­ed in an unfa­mil­iar lan­guage makes it much hard­er to under­stand and uti­lize. Even with lit­er­a­ture pro­vid­ed in Span­ish, the ter­mi­nol­o­gy is a lan­guage all its own. With their diverse under­stand­ing of the indus­try, and a ded­i­cat­ed team con­sist­ing of 6 ben­e­fit spe­cial­ists and 2 HR sup­port mem­bers that are not only flu­ent in Span­ish and expe­ri­enced in the ben­e­fits indus­try, but are also under­stand­ing of the cul­ture, Arrow will bridge the gap in edu­ca­tion and ser­vices to this large, high­ly valu­able, and yet his­tor­i­cal­ly under­served demographic.

For more infor­ma­tion on Arrow Ben­e­fits Group’s Span­ish Lan­guage Divi­sion, con­tact Rosario Avi­la at [email protected] or by call­ing (707) 992‑3795.

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Local Benefits Group Distributes First $100,000 of AED Machine Donations to Community

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) August 16, 2017

As part of the Arrow Well­ness Ini­tia­tive to donate and dis­trib­ute $100,000 in AED (Auto­mat­ed Exter­nal Defib­ril­la­tor) machines to their local busi­ness com­mu­ni­ty, River­front Fit­ness is the first of many recip­i­ents vying to receive an AED device from Arrow Ben­e­fits Group. AED machines are an inte­gral part of treat­ing those suf­fer­ing from sud­den car­diac arrest in the few vital min­utes before emer­gency med­ical crews arrive, dra­mat­i­cal­ly increas­ing the sur­vival rates of the vic­tims of sud­den car­diac arrest. With­out these machines on hand, the sur­vival rate is under 10%; imme­di­ate response with the use of CPR and AED increas­es sud­den car­diac arrest sur­vival rates by as much as 70%. “Hav­ing the AED gives both our clients and our­selves the reas­sur­ance and com­fort of know­ing that if a heart attack occurs while using the facil­i­ty we have the prop­er equip­ment avail­able to use until the Fire Depart­ment arrives. It brings us a sense of secu­ri­ty and assur­ance that we are pro­vid­ing a life­sav­ing machine at our fit­ness facil­i­ty. It means the val­ue of a life,” says Amy Pon­tius, Man­ag­er at River­front Fit­ness. The AED device dona­tions build on Arrow’s pop­u­lar Well­ness Ini­tia­tive which pro­vides free CPR and First Aid class­es to clients and the com­mu­ni­ty. If you would like to learn more and par­tic­i­pate with your com­pa­ny in the pro­cure­ment of one of the AED machines please con­tact Andrew McNeil at 707–992-3789 or [email protected]

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Arrow Benefits Group Allocates $100,000 for Donation to Place Life-Saving AED Machines in Businesses Throughout Community

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) June 1, 2017

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group has allo­cat­ed an unprece­dent­ed $100,000 in order to place AED (Auto­mat­ed Exter­nal Defib­ril­la­tor) machines with employ­ers through­out the local com­mu­ni­ty over the course of the next five years. This builds on its Arrow Well­ness Ini­tia­tive, which was estab­lished two years ago to offer free CPR and first-aid class­es to its clients and the com­mu­ni­ty. We are ded­i­cat­ed to help­ing our clients take proac­tive actions to keep their employ­ees healthy and safe.” Arrow’s funds will be donat­ed to clients who wish to pur­chase AED machines for their busi­ness location.

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Arrow launches New benefits program designed to build stronger communities by building stronger employers!

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) March 21, 2017

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group’s HR Divi­sion is rolling out a new pro­gram, Cul­ture Insights. Cul­ture Insights is an inno­v­a­tive process through which a per­son­al­ized plan is devel­oped for employ­ers to help them oper­ate at their high­est poten­tial by exam­in­ing the com­pa­ny from six key angles. The program’s aim is to help com­pa­nies become strong employ­ers whose hir­ing prac­tices, treat­ment of employ­ees, and envi­ron­ment col­lec­tive­ly sup­port a more pos­i­tive and pro­duc­tive cul­ture. A company’s suc­cess is depen­dent on its work­force, and for a com­pa­ny to attract and retain a suc­cess­ful work­force it needs to be ultra-focused on the wants and needs of the indi­vid­u­als it wish­es to appeal to.

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Newly Launched Arrow Umbrella Program Means Big Expansion for Local Benefits Company — Arrow Benefits Group Partners with Companies Across California

Petaluma, California (PRWEB) July 12, 2016

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group, the third largest HR/benefits com­pa­ny in the North Bay, has launched the “Arrow Umbrel­la Pro­gram,” offer­ing expe­ri­enced, ded­i­cat­ed bro­kers the oppor­tu­ni­ty to with­stand com­pet­i­tive threats, expand client ser­vices, and pro­vide a viable, guar­an­teed exit strat­e­gy and pro­tec­tion to bro­kers. The pro­gram, devel­oped by founders Jor­dan Shields and Kei­th McNeil, includes numer­ous new part­ner­ships that expand Arrow’s reach through­out Cal­i­for­nia. The pro­gram facil­i­tates the part­ner­ship with small­er bro­kers that often lack resources and are often high­ly vul­ner­a­ble to chang­ing mar­ket con­di­tions. Shields and McNeil see this as an urgent need right now in the indus­try. McNeil says, “We want­ed to go out to small­er firms and give them the oppor­tu­ni­ty to align them­selves with the ben­e­fits of a larg­er orga­ni­za­tion, includ­ing exit solu­tions for retire­ment. What we’re doing is allow­ing the bro­ker to still own their busi­ness and run it – keep­ing their integri­ty and lega­cy while safe­ly tran­si­tion­ing their busi­ness for the future.”

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First of its Kind Mobile App Offered by North Bay Benefits Group — Arrow Benefits Launches Cutting-Edge Educational App.

September 15, 2015

“Arrow Ben­e­fits Group announces their newest advance­ment, the Arrow Mobile App. This ground­break­ing ben­e­fits edu­ca­tion tool fea­tures lead­ing-edge tech­nol­o­gy that allows clients’ employ­ees to access infor­ma­tion regard­ing their ben­e­fits any­time, any­place. The dif­fer­ence with this fresh tech­nol­o­gy is that it is backed and enhanced by Arrow’s expe­ri­enced team of experts with a human con­tact on the oth­er end and years of indus­try knowl­edge and hands-on cus­tomer ser­vice. As the first in the North Bay to offer this tech­nol­o­gy, Arrow con­tin­ues to push for­ward and break new ground with­in the industry.”

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New White Paper from Arrow Benefits Group Provides Employer Road Map to Department of Labor Audit Process

June 15, 2015

“Arrow Ben­e­fits Group, today announces the release of a new white paper, “Don’t Roll the Dice on Depart­ment of Labor Audits,” a resource guide meant to walk employ­ers through the process of an audit from the U.S. Depart­ment of Labor (DOL). The white paper includes valu­able infor­ma­tion about how to pre­pare for …”

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HR/Benefits Group Partners with St. Joseph Health, Whole Foods Market and Others Offering Wellness Training

March 12, 2015

Arrow Ben­e­fits Group, the 3rd largest HR/benefits Com­pa­ny in the North Bay, announces its Com­mu­ni­ty Well­ness Series. They are the first local busi­ness to part­ner with health­care indus­try lead­ers to donate train­ings and lec­tures on health and well­be­ing. Their goal is to offer a vari­ety of tools and tech­niques that will vast­ly improve the lives of the atten­dees. They’ve part­nered with St. Joseph Health for …”

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HR/Benefits Industry Leader Announces New Company Name — Arrow Benefits Group

November 19, 2014

For over 30 years, the names and rep­u­ta­tions of Jor­dan Shields and Kei­th McNeil have been syn­ony­mous with lead­ing the path for change and improv­ing the Ben­e­fits indus­try. Now called Arrow Ben­e­fits Group (for­mer­ly The SSM Group), their team remains the 3rd largest ben­e­fits com­pa­ny in the North Bay. “We human­ize Human Resources,” says Shields …”

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