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Heffernan Announces Long-Term Strategic Partnership With Digital Insurance For Employee Benefits

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers has expanded its partnership with Digital Insurance, the nation's largest and most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency, to become its exclusive small group benefits partner in all markets. Bay Area based, Heffernan built its reputation in niche practice business, with a foundation in nonprofits, technology, health care, hospitality, construction and real estate.

Digital Insurance offers an expansive array of benefits solutions for small groups, providing services not typically offered to small companies. Among the many offerings available under the new partnership is a private insurance exchange called Digital Benefits Marketplace, which enables small employers to control benefits expenses utilizing fixed costs, also known as defined contributions.   

"Digital has long been a strategic partner," states Brian Conner, Director of Operations for Heffernan Benefit Advisors. "Our deeper collaboration will focus on small business clients positioned to benefit from additional solutions and services. We are particularly excited to offer small business clients a private medical exchange option in 2014."

"Since 2008 we have had a good relationship with Heffernan Insurance Brokers, an established company known for its service," explains Mike Sullivan of Digital Insurance. "This expanded partnership allows Heffernan to retain the Property & Casualty portion of their business, while adding the expertise needed to grow the benefits sector, providing flexible solutions to any size client." 

About Heffernan Insurance
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating over 16% of profits to charity in 2012.

About Digital Insurance
Digital Insurance (www.digitalinsurance.com) is the largest, most technologically advanced employee benefits-only agency in the U.S. Distinguished by its focus on innovation and education, the company creates greater value for employers and inspires individuals to become more engaged health care consumers. Its largest division, Digital Benefit Advisors (www.digitalbenefitadvisors.com), is a national network of experienced, local market experts who deliver expanded offerings to businesses and organizations. Digital is a subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF). 

For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License #0564249.                                                                               

SOURCE Heffernan Insurance Brokers

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