About Us

United Benefits Group (UBG) is a not-for-profit mutual benefit corporation, established in 2002, for the exclusive purpose of providing cost-effective and proficient administration of employee benefit plans. UBG prides itself on its dedication to timely and helpful customer service, and an appreciation for compliance. 
  • UBG is governed by a five-person Board of Directors whose members are elected to rotating five-year terms.

  • Under the direction of the Board, UBG provides the day-to-day administration for retirement and benefit plans.

  • UBG currently serves approximately 340 employers and more than 38,000 participants.

Board of Directors

David ChristiansenChairman, President/CEO of MKC, Moundridge, Kansas

Stan Stark, Vice Chairman, President/General Manager of Alliance Ag & Grain, Spearville, Kansas​​

Ken Hahn, General Manager of Planters Cooperative Association, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma

David Briggs, General Manager/CEO of WESTCO, Alliance, Nebraska  

Boyd Brodie, General Manager of Key Cooperative, Roland, Iowa

United Benefits Group Building

United Benefits Group Employees

Brent Evans, President & CEO

Terry Shiblom, Director of Compliance and IT

Brett Dorsel, Director of Communications

Sam Saitta, ​​CFO, Manager of Benefits Operations

Cynthia Brunker, Project Specialist

Rosie Crawford, Receptionist

Cathy Miles, Senior Benefits Administrator

Karel Batres, Benefits Administrator

Cathy Mesh, Benefits Administrator

Raechel Richerson, Benefits Service Coordinator

Tracy Shull, Project Specialist

Adam Terrill, Manager of Field Services

Kevin Jackson, Programmer/Analyst

Lindsay HemphillAccountant