Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions Selected as one of East Bay’s Largest Insurance Brokerages

Walnut Creek, California (EastBayDaily) — Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions was recognized for the first time as one of the largest insurance brokerages in the East Bay by the San Francisco Business Times. Ascension helps employers to elevate benefit program performance through a combination of strategic consulting, tools and resources designed to reduce costs, boost productivity and improve benefits delivery and communication.

Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions is part of Ascension Insurance, Inc., a national consulting and brokerage firm founded in 2008, and recently named one of the fastest-growing firms in the U.S. by Business Insurance. The firm has experienced outstanding organic growth in the last year. In 2012, the firm posted 49% revenue growth over 2011, according to Nicole Jones-Gyllstrom, President and National Benefits Practice Leader, who commented, “Especially now, employers of all types have a critical call to action — reducing costs while addressing the challenges of Health Care Reform. We bring added value by navigating these issues, while also providing the tools and resources that keep benefits competitive and attractive to high performing employees.”

Ascension Insurance, Inc. is ranked within the Top 30 largest agencies by revenue size, with nearly 450 employees and 35 locations nationwide. Ascension’s corporate mission is to create a premier firm offering superior risk management and benefits consulting services. Ascension is a privately held corporation. Together with its private equity partners, Parthenon Capital and Century Capital Management, Ascension Insurance, Inc. expects to grow to $200 million in revenue by 2017.


Sarah DeFilippis
Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions