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 38,000 participants.
Board of Directors
David Christiansen, Chairman, President/CEO of Mid-Kansas Co-op Association, Moundridge, Kansas
Stan Stark, Vice Chairman, President/General Manager of Farmers Cooperative Co., Haviland, Kansas
Ken Hahn, General Manager of Planters Cooperative Association, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma
David Briggs, General Manager/CEO of Western Cooperative Co., Alliance, Nebraska
Todd Ludwig, President/CEO of Central Farm Service, Truman, Minnesota
United Benefits Group Employees
Brent Evans, President & CEO
Greg Runyan, Director of Communications
Terry Shiblom, Director of Compliance and IT
Brett Dorsel, Director of Business Development
Sam Siatta, CFO, Manager of Benefits Operations
Cynthia Brunker, Project Specialist
Cathy Miles, Senior Benefits Administrator
Karel Batres, Benefits Administrator
Cathy Mesh, Benefits Administrator
Raechel Richerson, Benefits Service Coordinator
Tracy Shull, Executive Assistant
Kevin Jackson, Programmer/Analyst