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C&A Benefits Group

Managing employee benefit costs and HR risk requires a unique partner.

The C&A Difference

C&A is a fiercely independent group of strategic advisors. Independent from the misaligned incentives that have wreaked havoc on the delivery of employee benefits in the United States. Our independence is our competitive advantage. We are not beholden to shareholders, which allows us to work in your best interest every day.

C&A is not driven to be the biggest, just the best, especially in customer service and innovative solutions. We partner with our clients to build lasting relationships, well beyond the first-year savings, to drive better outcomes for years to come.

“The C&A group is one of the most professional organizations that I’ve had the pleasure to be associated with since our relationship began in 2009.  They go the extra mile for all my employees to insure that insurance coverage and claims processing are handled smoothly and quickly.  They run interference so well that my employees think they are one of our team!  It is great working with C&A!”

Savannah, GA

Our Commitment to You

  • We will always work in your best interest.
  • We will always work ethically and with the utmost integrity.
  • We will always treat the personal health, financial and employee information provided to us with the highest levels of privacy and security.
  • We will educate your employees, not only on their plan benefits and choices, but also on how to be good consumers of their health care.
  • We will continue to work with your employees, not only when they are new to the company but also during important life events, such as marriage, divorce, birth, retirement and termination.
  • We will always just be a call away.

Sincerely, Christina King Founder & President

Our Team

Christina King

Christina King

Founder & President

Christina King - CEO C&A Benefits

Christina King, Founder and President

Christina has over 18 years of insurance experience, specializing in Employee Benefits. After working with some larger agencies in central Ohio, Christina founded C&A Benefits Group in early 2009 to better assist organizations. Soon after, she added C&A Business Services to provide payroll, human resource support and other services to make it easier for companies to operate more efficiently. In her elusive downtime,

Christina enjoys walks with C&A’s Chief Morale Officer and unwinding with a good book on a beach.

Jeff King

Jeff King

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Jeff King CFO / COO

Jeff King COO/CFO

Jeff joined C&A in 2014 with over 30 years of experience in operational, legal and financial issues as a CPA and CFO. In his previous life, Jeff was an integral member of the NCT Ventures management team, co-founder of and held several positions in finance and operations with Red Roof Inns and Digital Storage Inc. Jeff brings his extensive experience in big business and the venture capitalist world to small business owners, executives and entrepreneurs.

Jeff’s passions in life include baseball. He formerly set 4 Ohio State University records and later went to play in the Yankee organization. Jeff now gets his sports fix by playing golf at any opportunity.

Jason King

Jason King

Owner & Vice-President of Client Services

Jason King - Owner

Owner & Vice-President of Client Services

Jason King comes to C & A with over six years of professional selling and client relations experience. Prior to that he was a professional baseball player in the Detroit Tigers System. He holds a degree in Marketing from Kansas State University and along with Cameron Briggs, is the second generation of the family owned business.

Jason is passionate about helping employers and
employees make responsible decisions in regards to their healthcare costs and plans.

Cameron Briggs

Cameron Briggs

Owner & Vice-President of Operations

Cameron Briggs - Payroll Tech Specialist

Cameron is a licensed insurance broker and experienced payroll specialist that helps small businesses leverage technology to integrate benefits and payroll administration. He is the second generation of the family business. In his free time,

Cameron enjoys playing various sports such as basketball and frisbee golf.

Anita Patton

Anita Patton

Director of HR

Anita Patton

Anita Patton, Director of HR

Anita joined the Company with 20+ years of experience in human resources consulting experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and has achieved the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification. She has worked for several Fortune 500 corporations and has partnered with a variety of business leaders (corporate executives, mid-managers and small business owners) as their human resources advisor. She understands the complexity of balancing business operations and people management and will help you navigate through those difficult decisions. She is service-focused and relationship-driven. She values trusting relationships with her business partners and will work diligently to honor that trust. Anita enjoys the art of crocheting, solving puzzles and domestic/international travel.

She is a life-long fan of great mystery stories; such as those written by Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Julie Volpicella

Julie Volpicella

Director of Payroll Services

Julie Volpicella - Director of Payroll Services

Julie Volpicella, Director of Payroll Services

Julie comes to C&A with 16 years’ experience in the hospitality industry where she worked her way from desk clerk to general manager. Payroll was one of her main duties so she made a career switch to payroll processor nine years ago. She has helped numerous clients grow and manage their payrolls processes since. Julie is detailed oriented and continues to learn by studying for the Certified Payroll Professional exam.

Outside of work, she has three adult children that she is very close to and four cats. Rescuing pets is something she has always done.

Tracy Stamper

Tracy Stamper

Accounting / Payroll Manager

Tracy Stamper - Accounting / Payroll Manager

Tracy Stamper, Accounting & Payroll Manager

Tracy brings over 20 years of experience in bookkeeping and office management to C&A’s payroll and accounting departments. She’s exceptionally organized, a great trainer and outstanding member of the C&A team! In her free time, Tracy enjoys hiking, camping and whitewater rafting in her home state of Utah.

She also is actively involved in raising her granddaughter.

Jules Hurt

Jules Hurt

Client Service Manager

Jules Hurt - C&A Director of Payroll Services

Jules, Hurt, Client Service Manager

Jules has extensive experience in benefits administration, human resources, and corporate environments specializing in small to mid-size organizations in various industries. Her broad range of experience includes employee benefits, payroll, employee relations, talent acquisition and management. She has proven track record of developing professional relationships throughout all organizational levels which has resulted in positive client relations.

Jules is licensed with the Department of Insurance and holds a degree in Computer Programming. In her spare time, Jules enjoys traveling, reading a good book and spending time with family.

Chad Roberts

Chad Roberts

Key Account Manager

Chad Roberts

Chad Roberts, Key Account Manager

Chad Roberts is a Key Account Manager at C&A Benefits Group. He played baseball for four years in college and teaches baseball lessons part time. Chad integrated his passion for baseball with his professional experience during his previous two roles, gaining operations and management experience. He currently holds a Bachelor of Arts from Northern Kentucky University.

In his spare time, Chad enjoys staying active playing as many sports as possible as well as spending time with his dog and friends.

Rio Arias

Rio Arias

Key Account Manager

Rio Arias - Key Account Manager - CA Benefits Group

Rio Arias – Key Account Manager

Rio is a Key Account Manager with C&A Benefits. She manages self-funded and major medical insurance clients, processes payroll, conducts benefit audits and works closely with Third Party Administrators. Her passion is introducing small to midsize employers to self funding, and making benefits more efficient.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Grove City College, and has three years of copywriting experience.

Paige Hurt

Paige Hurt

Payroll Specialist

Page Hurt - C&A Key Account Manager

Paige Hurt, Payroll Specialist

Paige serves C&A’s client base by processing payrolls, open enrollments and overseeing quarterly account auditing. She has grown quickly within the company and is motivated to learn new tasks that challenge her. She enjoys her relationships with clients and implementing systems online.

In her free time, she loves to set, pursue, and achieve goals related to her own personal growth. She frequently spends time with her close friends and family.

Ty Cramer

Ty Cramer

Medicare & Individual Expert

Ty Cramer, Medicare and Individual Expert

Ty is a Medicare and individual health insurance expert, with over 15 years of experience in these markets. He has saved employer groups over $9,525,786 in
premium dollars by moving employees to Medicare. He excels at making the complex understandable. Ty provides in person one-on-one, Zoom (with video on demand capabilities) and large seminar format sessions.

Ty has a master’s degree in teaching and lived abroad for over six years teaching at top science and tech universities in the Far East and in South-East Asia.

His passions are his wife and son and working with anti-human trafficking efforts.

Linda Coleman-Branham

Linda Coleman-Branham

Key Account Manager

Linda Coleman-Banham - Key Account Manager

Linda Coleman-Banham, Key Account Manager

Linda has experience in Human Resources, benefits, payroll, and talent acquisition for small to mid-size businesses. Linda has great communication skills and works well with her team and clients. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and Social Work.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching her youngest son in his school sports and spending time with her family.

Jeffrey Leckrone

Jeffrey Leckrone

Benefits Consultant

Jeffrey Leckrone - Benefits Consultant

Jeff Leckrone, Benefits Consultant

Jeffrey is a Benefits Consultant that has successfully helped employers with strategies to meet ever changing trends and the rising cost of offering employee benefits for more than 20 years. He has navigated many satisfied clients through the C&A Benefits Group’s “One Source Solution”. – helping them reduce the time and labor costs associated with Benefits Administration, Payroll and HR Compliance through total integration. Additionally, Jeffrey helps clients with the insurance solutions for key person, buy-sell arrangements, business continuation, and other executive and family life insurance and disability income protection needs.
On the personal side, Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and teenage son. Golf is a favorite activity and a former career.

Jeff still maintains status as a Member of the PGA of America and continues to provide golf instruction to individuals as time permits.

Rachel Maynard - Key Account Manager

Rachel Maynard, Key Account Manager

Rachel is a licensed insurance broker in the states of Ohio and West Virginia, and brings over 20 years of experience from the financial and customer service industries. Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in Insurance and Risk Management. With experience in recruiting, payroll and human resources she works with all departments at C&A, while providing exceptional customer service to clients and focusing on their needs.

During her free time you can find her working out at Lifetime Fitness or hanging out with friends.

David Ricketts - Key Account Manager - CA Benefits Group

David Ricketts – Key Account Manager

David comes to C&A with over 20 years of payroll processing and management experience. He also has over 5 years of HR management and benefits administration experience.

In his free time he enjoys watching baseball and playing guitar.

Team Woof

Dixie King

Dixie King

Director, Canine Department

Dixie King - Director of the Canine Department

Dixie King, Director Canine Department

Dixie is a natural born leader who works with all dogs to ensure responsibilities are carried out daily. She herds her co workers, travels on lunch runs and sits in on weekly staff meetings. Always a team player, she raises group morale through costumes and playing outside.

She prefers to oversee tasks from her favorite couch and her favorite time of day is lunch.

 Nova Briggs

Nova Briggs

IT Manager

Nova Briggs - IT Manager

Nova Briggs – IT Manager

Nova is new to the C&A team, and has excelled quickly as a fast learner. She routinely sits in on webinars, conference calls, and team meetings. She completes daily inspection of wires under desks and ensures that all employees take proper breaks.

She also has an open door policy, preferring to make herself available to the team at anytime rather than sit behind a desk.



Chief Morale Officer

Angela - Chief Morale Officer

Angela, Chief Morale Officer, Office Greeter

Angela is responsible for morale and security at C&A. She ensures all clients and UPS persons are greeted properly. In addition to her security detail, Angela visits each of the staff members to provide daily tail wags and hunt for the elusive goldfish cracker stash.

Our Suite of Services

See how C&A can help you focus on growing your business.

“Christina King and her team at C&A Benefits Group are experienced, passionate and
responsive human resource professionals. Their extensive knowledge of the insurance
landscape helped us to establish a national health insurance plan for our member agencies,
containing and in most cases, lowering costs, while bringing outstanding benefits. Above all,
their “can do” attitude brought our agencies concrete savings and removed the headaches
of negotiating rising annual premiums; allowing our member agencies to get back to what
they do best! ”


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