United Benefit Advisors Welcomes Dan Jordan as its New Director of Partner Development
Insurance Industry Veteran is a Vital Addition to UBA's Agency Relations
United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, announces that Dan Jordan will serve as Director of Partner Development effective immediately and be based in the company’s Chicago office. In this role, Dan will be responsible for recruiting new Partner Firms to join the UBA network, training staff within these Firms to use UBA tools and technologies, and building relationships with current UBA Partner Firms and carriers. He will report to John Behn, UBA Senior Vice President of Partner Relations.
Scott Deru, UBA Board Chairman, says, “On behalf of the board of directors, we welcome Dan to UBA and we are excited to have him join our staff of highly-qualified professionals. It will be exciting to see the results of Dan’s outreach efforts in bringing quality Partners to join in the ranks of professionals with the most outward mindset and dynamic independent employee benefit advisory organization in the country.”
Dan began his insurance career in 2000 and built long-lasting agent relationships and territories, managed agency blocks, and utilized effective sales leadership in successive insurance industry positions. Prior to joining UBA, Dan was the Senior Group Representative at Ameritas Life Insurance Corporation, where he was a top performer, receiving many awards throughout his tenure for exceeding goals and delivering results.
Peter Weber, M.S., CAE, UBA President, says, “UBA is an exclusive organization and Partnership is by invitation only and a privilege that is earned. Our Partners are very successful prior to joining UBA and look to their peers to help take their business to the next level. Dan comes to UBA with a deep understanding of the challenges that independent employee benefit advisors face and the leadership to help our Partners leverage all the value UBA has to offer to help them prosper.”
John Behn, UBA Senior Vice President of Partner Relations, says, “We are excited to have Dan on board. He brings decades of success and energy to UBA. With his experience in serving brokers, bringing ideas and solutions to them, and helping them grow their books of business multiple fold is testament that he is the right person for the job.”
Dan received his Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University and, along with an extensive knowledge of the insurance industry, holds several insurance-related licenses. Born and raised in Chicago, Dan lives with his wife Cindy of 14 years and their three children. In addition, Dan is an avid sports enthusiast. He is a die-hard Chicago Bears football fan and usually attends a Chicago White Sox baseball opener every year.
Dan Jordan, UBA Director of Partner Development, says, “The ever-changing employee benefits space is a challenge for us all, and there is no better time for agency heads to collaborate on how to best serve both their own employees and their clients. I am excited to carry the torch for UBA in drawing the best of the best to us, and in helping all our Partners thrive in the coming years.”
As the newest employee of UBA, Dan joins a network of employee benefits advisory firms that serve employers of all sizes across the United States, Canada, England, and Ireland. As a combined group, UBA’s annual employee benefit revenues rank it among the top 10 largest global employee benefits brokers.