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Goals For Plan

Develop a clear understanding of what you define as a successful benefits program and what your goals are moving forward.

Plan Design Assistance

Conduct thorough review of your current plan and suggest any changes that may be beneficial.

Plan Conversion

Work with providers to get an accurate price comparison based on current plan information. Define the conversion process and time line if a provider change is necessary.

Enrollment Meetings

Provide enrollment support to all employees at conversion/renewal and during open enrollment periods.

Employee Education

Employee Education Plan that consists of on-site employee education presentations, one-on-one consultations, access to on-line material, and participant mailers.

Group Retirement Plans

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Benefits Detailed

Group Medical

Health Savings Accounts (HSA’s)

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA’s)

Section 125’s

Healthcare Reform “Consulting” with Benefits Attorney

HR Support (Think HR)

Life and AD&D

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

Long Term Care



We develop a clear understanding of what you define as a successful benefits program and what your goals are moving forward. We also conduct thorough analysis of your current plan design and suggest any changes that may be beneficial. We will work with providers to get an accurate price comparison based on current plan information.


  • Active monitoring and administrative support including annual plan reviews, monitoring, and cost comparisons.

  • Respond to all service requests within 24 hours (or Next Business Day)

  • Employee Orientation Meeting

  • Provide Benefit Booklets and Employee Education

  • Dedicated Account Management Team with Back Up

  • Assist Plan Administrator with Billing & Claims Issues

  • Assist Plan Administrator with Benefit Explanations and Administrative Procedures

  • Employee Enrollment Assistance

  • Development of Benefits Web Site

  • Access to Section 125 Administration

  • Access to Wellness Program

  • Access to COBRA Administration

  • Complete Four Quarterly Visits to Review Your Insurance Program

  • Direct E-Mail Access

  • Online Access to Carrier Forms

  • Carrier Electronic Billing Services Assistance with the Initial Billing Review

  • Administrative Training and Education

  • Bench-marking Resource

  • Periodic Webinars / Seminars

  • Monthly Check-ins by Phone

  • Access to Payroll Providers

  • Online Benefit Providers

  • HR Resources (Think HR & HR 360)


Phil Young

Director of Employee Benefits

Mr. Young joined the Barnes Capital Group as insurance consultant in 2014. He holds a life, health, and variable annuity license as well as a series 6 license. With over 20 years in the insurance business his primary focus will be on group benefits. With specific training on the new ACA law and certified through the marketplace with specific training in group health insurance and Medicare. A Florida State alumni, he is currently now enrolled in the CEBS program through the business college of Wharton. The CEBS designation the most comprehensive designation for a benefits consultant. Mr. Young is also very involved in his church and serves as a Deacon. He is also involved in coaching baseball and basketball in many youth leagues. He is married with 2 children.

J. Brad Hoard

USEBSG – Managing Partner

Brad Hoard began his insurance career over 19 years ago as an individual life, health, and disability producer. In 1996 he began focusing on the group of the insurance market. Since then Mr. Hoard, Presidential of Employee Consultants, Inc. (EBCI), has worked diligently on developing innovative solutions for his clients. EBCI is a subsidiary of U.S. Employee Benefits Service Group. Mr. Hoard works directly with his groups in the areas of health insurance consulting, administration and enrollments, and core and voluntary employee benefits. He currently works with cities, counties, and state agencies, as well as private businesses and national associations, with a primary focus in the K-12 market. In doing so, Mr. Hoard has developed a reputation in the north Florida market as a representative that will go above and beyond to provide his clients the best possible employee benefits package, along with unparalleled customer service to the group’s employees. Mr. Hoard graduated from Florida State University. He resides in Tallahassee Florida with his wife and children.

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1801 Hermitage Blvd, Suite 170, Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 894-2930