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 defined benefit plans.
UBG currently serves approximately 370 employers and more than 50,000 participants.
Board of Directors
Ken Hahn, Chairman, General Manager of Planters Cooperative Association, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma
Jim Carlson, Vice Chairman, General Manager of First Cooperative Association, Cherokee, Iowa
David Briggs, General Manager/CEO of Western Cooperative Co., Alliance, Nebraska
David Christiansen, President/CEO of Mid-Kansas Co-op Association, Moundridge, Kansas
Stan Stark, President/General Manager of Farmers Cooperative Co., Haviland, Kansas
United Benefits Group Employees
Keith Vickers, President
Greg Runyan, Corporate Secretary, Senior Pension Administrator, and Employer/Employee Communications Manager
Brent Evans, Treasurer & Controller
Terry Shiblom, Manager, Compliance and Systems Support
Brett Dorsel, Manager, Business Development
Sid Simpson, Manager, Benefits Operations
Cynthia Brunker, Project Specialist
JoAnn Crawford, Benefits Administrator
Cathy Mesh, Benefits Administrator