Alera Group News

Illinois’ GCG Financial Rebrands as Alera Group

GCG Financial, a full-service financial services firm, announced that it is changing its corporate branding to Alera Group. The firm was started in 1975 and became one of the founding firms of Alera Group in 2017. The transition to Alera …

People Moves: Distinguished Programs Names Walters to Real Estate Group; Alera Appoints McCormack as Director of Market Relations

Distinguished Programs Appoints Walters to Small Urban & Transitional Real Estate Group Distinguished Programs, a New York, New York-based national insurance program manager, has appointed Matt Walters as business development manager. His new role will support Distinguished’s builder’s risk, city …

Alera Group Acquires Louisiana’s jweinland Group Benefits

Alera Group announced the acquisition of jweinland Group Benefits, a full-service employee benefits firm specializing in the highest quality group benefits and self-funded insurance plans. “Our large and mid-market clients enjoy the flexibility of partial self-funding and we help them …

Alera Group Acquires Texas’ Greenhill

Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced the acquisition of Houston, Texas-based Greenhill Insurance Services, a managing general underwriter and program manager with binding authority to underwrite professional liability programs throughout the country for …

Alera Group Acquires DFG 401(k) in Arizona

Alera Group acquired DFG 401(k) Advisors in Phoenix, Arizona. The firm joins Alera Group under the name BCG 401(k) Advisors through Benefit Commerce Group (BCG), an Alera Group company headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. The BCG 401(k) Advisors team will continue …

Alera Group Acquires Compensation Works in Washington

Alera Group acquired Compensation Works in Washington. The Compensation Works team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Compensation Works is a national compensation company providing services that support business strategies and human capital initiatives. Alera is an independent …

People Moves: Alera Group in Illinois Names Kreuger Senior Vice President, Carrier Partnerships

Deerfield, Illinois-based Alera Group named Steve Kreuger as senior vice president, carrier partnerships. Kreuger will be responsible for creating and maintaining all employee benefits carrier partnerships at Alera Group. Kreuger has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance …

People Moves: Powers Insurance Promotes Davis to COO; Alera Group Names Mollica as CIIO

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Promotes Tim Davis to COO Powers Insurance & Risk Management and sister company Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA) recently promoted Tim Davis to chief operating officer (COO). Davis previously served as director of operations at …

Alera Group Acquires West Michigan Insurance

Alera Group acquired West Michigan Insurance Inc., a Property & Casualty insurance agency based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with office locations in Shelby, Michigan, and Hart, Michigan. Founded in 1924, West Michigan Insurance brings a vast array of insurance and …

People Moves: DOXA Names Guerrero as President; Alera Group Hires Evans as SVP & Director of P/C Solutions

DOXA Insurance Holdings Names Joe Guerrero as President DOXA Insurance Holdings named Joe Guerrero as its president. Guerrero has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry specific to MGAs, MGUs, and Affinity. He will join DOXA’s executive …