Conner Strong & Buckelew Joins C2 Solutions to Enhance Offering for Employee Benefits Clients

January 25, 2021

Property & casualty brokerage and consulting firm becomes newest member of national leader in driving collaborative solutions in employee benefits consulting

CAMDEN, NJ (January 21, 2021) – Conner Strong & Buckelew, a leading insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm, announced today it has joined Collaborative Centric Solutions (C2), a national leader in driving collaboration with insurance carriers, vendors and its members. By joining C2, together with other firms that present innovative client focused solutions, Conner Strong & Buckelew is changing the face of employee benefits consulting by delivering greater quality and value to clients.

C2 is comprised of the nation’s top independent regional employee benefit firms, each bringing a unique blend of heritage, expertise, solutions, and talent. C2’s collective passion and creativity in providing solutions for clients offers a genuinely fresh approach to tackling some of the most daunting problems faced by businesses today. As a member, Conner Strong & Buckelew will enjoy the autonomy of pursuing the strategies, technologies, and offerings that are at its business core and at which they excel the most. The breadth and diversity of the members allows Conner Strong & Buckelew to tap in to C2’s rich network to leverage the best, complementary products and services across the broad spectrum of capabilities.

“The best part of becoming an equity partner of C2 is the ability to share ideas and thought leadership in a safe, constructive space,” said Joseph DiBella, Managing Director, head of employee benefits at Conner Strong & Buckelew. “It’s going to allow us to take our knowledge and innovation to another level and deliver even greater value to our clients.”

“As our partnerships continue to grow we’re excited to welcome Conner Strong & Buckelew as our newest member. As an industry leader, Conner Strong pairs comprehensive solutions with innovative programs in order to serve their broad range of businesses and organizations,” said Kristen Boyd, Executive Director of C2 Solutions.

C2 partners with carriers, Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Health & Wellness vendors and technology partners. This strategic collaboration allows Conner Strong & Buckelew access to exclusive products and services for clients and gives clients, their employees and their families, confidence that they have the right solutions and empowerment to achieve like never before.

About Conner Strong & Buckelew

Conner Strong & Buckelew is among America’s largest insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting firms. The firm is an industry leader in providing high-risk businesses with comprehensive solutions to prevent losses, manage claims, and drive bottom line growth. Its employee benefits practice focuses on providing best-in-class benefits administration, health and wellness programs and strategic advisory services.

Founded in 1959 with offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Delaware, Florida, and Georgia, Conner Strong & Buckelew has a team of nearly 450 professionals, serving clients throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn (@ConnerStrong&Buckelew), Twitter (@connerstrong), Facebook (@connerstrongbuckelew) and Instagram (@connerstrongbuckelew).

About Collaboration Centric Solutions (C2)

C2, an equity-owned partnership powered by Holmes Murphy & Associates, M3 Insurance, McGohan Brabender, Scott Insurance and The Partners Group. Co.  is a national company formed by leading independent employee benefit consulting firms for strategic collaboration with carriers, vendors and members to create innovative product offerings while delivering greater quality and value to clients. For more information visit or follow us on LinkedIn @C2Solutions



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