Group Benefits

Strategize with our broker partners to assist with employee benefits prospects and renewals

  • Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life, DI, Accident/Critical Illness/Hospital Indemnity
  • Provide software for policy illustrations/quoting

Train broker partners on new products, carrier platforms, and quoting software

  • Webinars
  • Continuing Education Courses

We personally work with our carrier partners to maintain our product knowledge on current market trends

  • Associations, Level Funding, Co-op

Provide support and advocacy for our broker partners

  • Account Updates
  • Enrollments
  • Billing disputes
Nick Forside
senior Relationship Manager, Employee Group Benefits

Nick has spent the majority of his career working with insurance brokerages in Minnesota, helping to promote comprehensive benefits packages for business owners and their employees. As a Group Relationship Manager, Nick will work directly with brokers to provide quoting and illustration assistance as well as product expertise and recommendations. He is a firm believer that the benefits a company offers have a positive correlation with retention and reduced training costs over time.

Jacob Carroll
Sales Relationship Manager, Group Benefits

Jacob is a proud alumnus of the University of St. Thomas, where they graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Jacob has been in and around the insurance industry for the past eight years. They started their career selling life insurance and later added health, auto and property insurance to their repertoire. Jacob eventually moved to group health insurance and pension administration, where they learned valuable insight into the inner workings of how group coverage works for the members. From there Jacob has worked as an analyst, a claims specialist, and an administrator for a covid rapid testing site. Jacob is thrilled to be working with LeClair and is excited to grow and learn as a member of LeClair’s Group Benefits Desk.