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jweinland Group Benefits
1754 E. 70th Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
Phone: 318.424.1116

Meet the Team

Jason Weinland

Managing Partner

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Jason Weinland is a founding partner of jweinland Group Benefits (formerly TFG Group Benefits), a full-service employee benefits firm, located in Shreveport. He began his employee benefits career with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana in 1991, where he was Young Producer of the Year for three consecutive years.

In 1994, he transitioned to VP of Sales for Employee Benefit Services of Louisiana (EBS), a third-party administration firm for employer healthplans. In 2004, his partnership group purchased EBS and transformed it into the largest health plan administrator in the region. The partnership sold EBS to a national firm in 2008. While a partner at EBS, Jason also founded a COBRA administration firm, a Flex Plan administration company and a work site insurance products enrollment firm.

In 2009, Jason and Tim FitzGerald founded TFG Group Benefits, an independent boutique agency specializing in self funded health plan consulting. In 2016 TFG Group Benefits changed the name to jweinland Group Benefits.

Jason received an undergraduate degree in journalism from Colorado State University and an MBA from Centenary College of Louisiana.

Robbie Kemper

Partner

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Robbie Kemper joined jweinland Group Benefits in 2018 as a partner and producer. With extensive knowledge in the mid-size market, Robbie specializes in developing strategic plans and prides himself on building long-term relationships with his clients.

Robbie began his benefits career with Health Plus of Louisiana in 1998, where he served as the account manager for key accounts. In 2002, he moved into sales with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. In 2005, he transitioned to the brokerage side of the industry and joined the former local agency, Kent Kent & Tingle. He served in the role of producer at the agency until its 2014 sale to Arthur J Gallagher.

Robbie received his undergraduate degree at Centenary College, where he played baseball on scholarship. After his graduation from Centenary, Robbie signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants.

Havard Yerger

Partner

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Havard Yerger, FSA, MAAA just recently joined as a partner with jweinland Group Benefits (formerly TFG Group Benefits), a full-service employee benefits firm, located in Shreveport.

He began his employee benefits career with Health Plus of Louisiana in 1992, where he was lead Actuary for the start-up HMO. In 1997, he joined Pan-American Life in New Orleans as Senior Actuary and helped manage its small group block of business with over $400 million dollars in revenue. In 1999, he returned to Health Plus of Louisiana as CFO and has evaluated much of the group health insurance business in North Louisiana. In 2002, he transitioned to the brokerage side of the industry, serving as president of the group benefits division of Kent, Kent & Tingle. He served in this role until its 2014 sale to Arthur J Gallagher.

Havard specializes in the financial analysis of self-funded and large fully insured health plans.

Havard received an undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), the highest actuarial designation and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).

Ramah Norton

Partner

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Ramah is a partner who oversees all account management at jWeinland Group Benefits. Ramah boasts more than 25 years of experience in the health insurance industry. Prior to joining jWeinland Group Benefits, she worked for one of the largest third party administrators in the region for more than 20 years.

Her experience as a claims examiner and Client Relations Manager make her skill set truly unique to the industry. Ramah possesses a sharp eye for detail and delivers unparalleled customer service to each of the jWeinland Group Benefits clients. She resides in Shreveport with her husband and has a daughter who teaches in north Louisiana.

Gerrit Moeller

New Business Development

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Gerrit Moeller, CPA, joined jweinland Group Benefits in 2016 as a producer.

Gerrit’s duties include new business development and voluntary benefit solutions for corporate entities. In the ever-changing health care environment, more employers are seeking to add quality voluntary offerings to their current benefit portfolio.

Gerrit leads our firm’s initiative to expand the level of service we can provide through voluntary benefit offerings. There are a number of insurance companies in this space and Gerrit meticulously evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of each carrier to ensure that our clients are paired with the carrier that best meets their needs.

Prior to joining jweinland Group Benefits, Gerrit spent six years with KPMG, one of the international “big four” accounting firms. He served as an audit manager responsible for overseeing the audits of public and private entities. This background gives Gerrit a unique skillset in analyzing carriers and voluntary benefit offerings and ensuring that our clients are placed with the best carrier for their financial needs.

Gerrit graduated summa cum laude from Centenary College of Louisiana where he received a Bachelor’s in Accounting and was a member of the cross-country team. He resides in Shreveport with his wife Kelly.