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​​​​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 300 employers and more than 37​,000 participants.


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



Brent Evans, President & CEO

Terry Shiblom, Director of Comp​​liance 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​​

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