Prior to Partners Benefit Group, John had worked with Life of the South Agency since 1987. Previously, he was a Commercial Loan Officer for eight years with Nations Bank. Currently, John works with large and small employers and provides employee benefits and worksite marketing to his clients.
In addition, he works with professionals in the areas of individual life, disability and long-term care. John is a Rotarian, co-chairman of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Quail Hunt and on the Board of Trustees of Deerfield Windsor School.
Burt Riles received his management degree from Georgia Tech in 1983 and began his career in banking. In 1994 Burt started working with various sized groups providing a range of insurance solutions, benefits packages, individual life and disability at PBG.
Pat attended Indiana University, and began his insurance career working with Hal Goodwin & Associates, the agency was a General Agency in Northern Indiana. In 1995 he opened Brown Goodwin and Associates which he closed to move to Atlanta Ga to work with Siegel Insurance Inc in 2000. In August of 2018, he joined Partners Benefit. Pat’s experience is with small and middle-sized groups and medicare supplement sales.
Noel W. Williams Jr. graduated in 1994 with a Political Science degree from the University of Georgia. After Noel graduated, he started working for Life of the South. He later became one of the principals for Partners Benefit Group when PBG purchased Life of the South in 2007. He is currently a member of the South Georgia Banking Company Board of Commissioners, Chairman of Crisp Regional Foundation board, a board member of the Crisp Regional Hospital and Secretary of Crisp Academy Board of Trustees. Noel’s goal is to make sure his office is providing exceptional customer service for all of its client’s needs.
Ron graduated from the University of Georgia in 1968, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Forestry. He began his working career with the Farm Credit system as a loan officer in 1969. He began his insurance career by purchasing an established P&C agency in 1985. He became a Life Insurance Agent with Prudential Insurance Company in 1988 and retired with them in 2000. After retiring with Prudential he chose the Independent Broker arrangement and began to write both individual Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Investment products. Ron joined the PBG team on May 1, 2017. He wanted to be able to offer his clients the best in technology and service and is looking forward to growing his business with this great company.
Stacy Tolbert is a graduate of Georgia College (GCSU) with a BA in Accounting and Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Licensed in 1991, she became a Fellow of the Life Underwriter’s Training Council in 1994. She also holds a Counselors license with the State of Georgia. Stacy has the unique ability to couple her passion for the medical insurance industry with a firm grasp of accounting principles to help business owners and individuals solve complex insurance issues at the lowest possible cost. She is currently a member of the National Health Underwriters Associates, a board member for the Middle Georgia Chapter of Health Underwriters, a Rotarian, a board member for the Macon North Rotary and licensed with 41 carriers.
Graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing, Wayne started working in insurance in 1974. Wayne continued his education within the insurance field including the completion of the Certified Health Consultant Program at Purdue University.
Wayne began his career with Blue Cross Blue Shield as a consultant for local accounts. He later worked as an Account Executive in the major and national accounts, as Director of Network Marketing and as Vice President of major and national accounts.
Wayne has been with PBG since 1991 when it was known as Life of the South. He works directly with clients to develop benefit and financial strategies that fit client’s corporate goals.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University, Bret Hightower returned home to Marietta, Georgia to pursue his career in Employee Benefits Management and Business Development. In 2003, Bret received his Life and Health insurance license which led him to PBG in 2012. Bret has implemented and managed employee benefit plans for small to large employers and individuals.
After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s in International Business with a focus on Marketing, Brian Morris has over fifteen years of insurance experience in medical, life, disability, voluntary benefits and more. Brian has taken numerous courses to continually be at the forefront of the industry, as well as to share his knowledge with others. Consulting other agents across the state of Georgia has given Brian the extensive experience as a general agent, and it has given him the knowledge of the major medical carriers, their plans and the internal administration of the insurance companies.