Alera Group’s Teddy Felker Named Business Insurance 2018 Break Out Award Winner

June 21, 2018
DEERFIELD, IL  - Teddy Felker Managing Director, Private Equity Practice for GCG, an Alera Group Company, has been named a Business Insurance 2018 Break Out Award Winner. Alera Group is a leading national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm The Break... Find out more »

Alera Group Expands Southwestern Presence by Adding Nevada Firm

June 19, 2018
DEERFIELD, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV — Alera Group, a leading national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired Kaercher Insurance, which includes Kaercher Campbell, Kaercher Insurance Agency and Sundance Insurance. Terms of the transactions... Find out more »

GDPR Deadline

June 1, 2018
What does the GDPR deadline mean for your insurance? Many of you are aware this past Friday, May 25th was the big GDPR compliance deadline. As a result, several clients have inquired whether their insurance would provide coverage for claims associated with this new law. If you’re a US... Find out more »

The Six Types of OSHA Violations and Their Penalties

May 31, 2018
As conscientious as you and your company may be about federal OSHA compliance and keeping employees safe, you may need to undergo an OSHA inspection. Here are six types of violations you could be cited for: De Minimus These violations do not have a monetary penalty because they do not... Find out more »

Alera Group Appoints Danielle Capilla Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits

DEERFIELD, IL (May 31, 2018) — Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, appointed Danielle Capilla, JD, as Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits. In her role as Director of Compliance, Employee Benefits, Capilla will... Find out more »

From Data Breaches to Ransomware: How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Cybercrime

May 24, 2018
Each time you connect to the Internet, you risk becoming the victim of a cybercrime. It's the price we pay for living in a digital world — whether it's at home, at work, or on your smartphone. According to the Identity Theft Resource Institute, the number of U.S. data breaches in 2016... Find out more »

Alera Group Growth Streak Continues, Acquires Three New Firms

May 9, 2018
Additions Expand Locations in South West and Midwest Regions DEERFIELD, IL  — Alera Group, a leading national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired three firms, effective May 1, 2018. These acquisitions expand Alera Group to more than... Find out more »

Alera Group Names Jim Blue President

May 7, 2018
Blue to Focus on Revenue Growth and Integration of New Firms DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, appointed Jim Blue as President, effective May 1. As President of the company, Blue’s responsibilities... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires California Life Insurance Firm

April 26, 2018
Latest Acquisition Expands Firm’s Financial Services Expertise DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group, a leading national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired California-based firm Tippett Moorhead & Haden. Terms of the transaction were... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Colorado Property & Casualty Firm

April 4, 2018
New Acquisition Increases Risk Management Expertise DEERFIELD, IL — Alera Group – a leading national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm – has acquired Rich & Cartmill Insurance of Colorado, adding to the firm’s existing risk... Find out more »