Alera Group Appoints VP of Employee Benefits Technology & Services

November 11, 2020
Alera Group, a leading insurance and financial services firm, has named Brian Parker as Vice President of Employee Benefits Technology & Services, effective November 1, 2020. In this role, Parker will help to drive growth across Alera Group through benefits administration technology... Find out more »

Alera Group Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer

November 2, 2020
HR Veteran Debra Martinez Joins Firm as CHRO Alera Group, a leading insurance and financial services firm, has appointed Debra Martinez as the organization’s Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective immediately. In this role, Martinez will lead the strategic direction of all... Find out more »

IRS Maintains Health FSA Contribution Limit for 2021, Adjusts Other Benefit Limits

October 27, 2020
On October 26, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2020-45, which maintains the health flexible spending account (FSA) salary reduction contribution limit from 2020, which is $2,750, for plan years beginning in 2021. Thus, for health FSAs with a carryover feature,... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Gordon Atlantic Insurance Agency

October 15, 2020
Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm, announced today that it has acquired Gordon Atlantic Insurance Agency, effective October 1, 2020. Located in Norwell, Massachusetts, Gordon Atlantic works with clients throughout the... Find out more »

Alera Group Appoints John Mollica as Vice President, Business Intelligence and Transformation

October 13, 2020
Alera Group today announced that John Mollica has been appointed as Vice President, Business Intelligence and Transformation, effective October 12, 2020. Mollica will be responsible for overseeing Alera Group’s data and analytics strategy across the United States. Mollica is an... Find out more »

IRS Extends Deadline for Furnishing Form 1095-C to Employees, Extends Good-Faith Transition Relief for the Final Time

October 5, 2020
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 2020-76, which extends the deadline for furnishing 2020 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2021 to March 2, 2021.  The Notice also provides penalty relief for good-faith reporting errors and suspends the requirement to... Find out more »

DOL Issues Updated FFCRA Regulations In Light Of Recent Federal Court Decision

September 15, 2020
On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released a temporary rule updating certain FFCRA regulations.  The temporary rule is scheduled to be published on September 16, 2020, and will be effective immediately through the expiration of the FFCRA’s paid leave... Find out more »

Alera Group’s Lisa Allen Invited to Join U.S. Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council

August 27, 2020
Allen is Only Expert Chosen to Represent the Insurance Industry Lisa Allen, Senior Compliance Consultant at Alera Group, has been named to the U.S. Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council in the Insurance category. Her appointment is effective immediately and concludes December 31,... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires FNL Insurance Group

August 20, 2020
Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm, announced today that is has acquired FNL Insurance Group. For over 40 years, FNL Insurance Group has been helping clients with their employee benefit and health care insurance needs.... Find out more »

Alera Group Acquires Banasky Insurance Inc.

August 18, 2020
P&C Firm Marks Alera Group’s Expansion into Utah Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm, announced today that it has acquired Banasky Insurance Inc., effective August 1, 2020. With locations in Price, Utah,... Find out more »