Sterling Seacrest Pritchard Joins National Leader in Driving Collaborative Solutions in Employee Benefits Consulting

November 10, 2023

November 8, 2023 – C2 Solutions (C2), a national leader in driving collaboration with insurance carriers, vendors and its members, announced today it has added Sterling Seacrest Pritchard as a C2 Member Firm.

C2 is comprised of the nation’s top independent regional employee benefit firms, each bringing a unique blend of heritage, expertise, solutions, and talent. By bringing together firms like Sterling Seacrest Pritchard that present innovative client focused solutions, C2 firms are changing the face of employee benefits consulting by delivering greater quality and value to clients. As a collective benefits organization, C2 fosters direct, open collaboration with each of its member firms. C2 hosts cross-training opportunities, encourages peer-group sharing at the leadership level and throughout all levels of the organizations and offers open access to vital industry tools.

C2 member firms gain access to a suite of premium products that help them compete at an elite level. This variety of tools gives their clients confidence in the firms’ ability to navigate even the most complex employee benefits situations and encourages vital growth within their regions.

“C2 continues to be at the forefront of the employee benefits marketplace. We continue to grow and enhance all of our relationships including our member firms. With the addition of Sterling Seacrest Pritchard as one of our member firms, we once again elevate our level of sophistication and comprehensive solutions to serve our member firms clients and communities,” said Kristen Boyd, Executive Director of C2 Solutions.

“We are thrilled to join C2 and lock arms with such a prestigious group of firms. Our shared commitment to independence and collaboration will ensure that we can continue to deliver innovative solutions to the clients we serve,” said Garry Hill, Partner at Sterling Seacrest Pritchard.

C2 partners with carriers, Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Health & Wellness vendors and technology partners. This strategic collaboration allows access to exclusive products and services for member firm clients, as well as being a trusted distribution channel for our carriers. C2’s member firm clients, their employees, and their families can be confident they have the right solutions and become empowered to achieve like never before.

About Collaboration Centric Solutions (C2)
Stronger Together – C2‘s mission is to accelerate innovative client solutions through the collective strength and shared expertise of entrepreneurial C2 firms.

C2 is an equity-owned partnership founded by Conner Strong and Buckelew, Holmes Murphy & Associates, McGohan Brabender, M3 Insurance, Scott Insurance, Sterling Seacrest Pritchard and The Partners Group and is focused on collaborative solutions in the rapidly-evolving landscape of employee benefits. As a collective whose member firms maintain independent ownership, we represent a refreshing approach to the impersonal strategy of national consolidation.

About Sterling Seacrest Pritchard
Sterling Seacrest Pritchard works in partnership with their clients and their community to provide business insurance and employee benefits solutions, risk management services, and surety and bonding products customized to today’s dynamic marketplace.

Sterling Seacrest Pritchard works with businesses of all industries and sizes that want clarity about their risks, control over their insurance and benefits costs, and strategic guidance. Their team members’ wealth of knowledge spans a wide variety of industries with exceptional expertise and focus.

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, Georgia, Massachusetts, Florida, and Delaware, Conner Strong & Buckelew has a team of 500+ 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).