RICHMOND, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest employee benefits-only company with 37 offices across the country, has acquired C.T. Hellmuth and Associates in Chevy Chase, Md. A team of 26 experienced associates are now part of the OneDigital Health and Benefits and Human Capital Solutions organization.
“Our selective consolidation strategy remains focused on teams and capabilities that will thrive in a culture built on innovation and collaboration. When your focus is building for the long term, it is acquisitions like this that help solidify our foundation.”
“This alignment of firms represents a significant expansion of OneDigital’s middle market benefits consulting capability in the Mid-Atlantic region and nationally. Jim Hellmuth and his talented team fit our culture like a glove, bringing a reputation for client service that is unique in the marketplace,” says Mike Sullivan, chief growth officer of OneDigital. “Our selective consolidation strategy remains focused on teams and capabilities that will thrive in a culture built on innovation and collaboration. When your focus is building for the long term, it is acquisitions like this that help solidify our foundation.”
The combined Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland region will be the largest in the country for OneDigital with more than 110 employees and 3,500 clients.
“These are exciting, and to say the least, rapidly changing times for the benefits industry. We are thrilled to have found a like-minded organization that will expand upon the leadership position that C.T. Hellmuth has built in the Washington D.C. region over the past 44 years,” says Jim Hellmuth, president of C.T. Hellmuth. “Joining a national team of industry leaders gives our colleagues and clients immediate access to an expanded team of experts and services. Most importantly, OneDigital’s culture aligns with our client-first focus. Our long-held reputation for being fierce client advocates is everything to us.”
Hellmuth will report up through Chris Schutt, regional managing principal for OneDigital Mid-Atlantic. “We have been searching for a team with a client base and level of sophistication that can anchor our rapidly expanding organization in the Maryland and Washington D.C. marketplace,” says Chris Schutt. “The level of integration and collaboration among the overall team is energizing to watch.”
About OneDigital Health and Benefits
OneDigital, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits, combines people and technology to deliver the new generation of health and benefits. It provides fresh thinking ahead of the market, innovative approaches and market-leading solutions that give clients peace of mind. Serving companies of all sizes, OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic advisory services, analytics, compliance support, HR capital management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. Headquartered in Atlanta, OneDigital has more than 850 employees throughout the country, serves 35,000 companies, partners with 275 leading brokers and manages nearly $4 billion in premiums. Formerly known as Digital Insurance and Digital Benefit Advisors, the company has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s fastest-growing companies every year since the honor’s inception in 2007.