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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 health plans. 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 founded the consulting firm and agency jweinland Group Benefits. Our team has grown the agency into one of the largest independent agencies in the state.

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.

Robbie Kemper

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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 Norton is a partner of the firm who oversees all account management at jweinland Group Benefits.  Ramah boasts 30+ 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 skillset 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. In her free time, Ramah enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid reader.

 

Ramah Norton

Partner

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Graeme Weinland

Inside Sales Account Manager

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After graduating from Texas Christian University (TCU) in 2020, Graeme Weinland joined jweinland Group Benefits as an account manager and inside salesman. After two years of learning the complexities of the industry, Graeme has transitioned to an outside producer role with a focus on small and mid-market sized clients.

With a strong foundation in the business, a breadth of product knowledge, and an aptitude for sales, Graeme has positioned himself well to assist regional businesses with their employee benefit needs. He believes that a producer should explore every avenue and always search for better ways to service clients in what has become an extraordinarily complex business environment.

Graeme was born and raised in Shreveport. Graeme graduated from TCU with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a minor in Communications Studies. He enjoys playing soccer, golf and is married to fellow TCU graduate Julia Trunfio-Weinland.

Ashley Blundell

Account Manager

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Ashley Blundell is an Account Manager for jweinland Group Benefits and has more than 10 years of experience in healthcare and healthcare administration.  She specializes in provider reimbursements, billing and coding.  Ashley prides herself on providing exceptional customer services, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to our clients.  She is an AAPC Certified Coder and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Northwestern State University.  Ashley resides in Shreveport with her husband and has a daughter who attends Byrd High School. Ashley and her family enjoy game nights and working on jigsaw puzzles.

Anna Rice

Account Manager

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Anna Rice joined our team in 2020 as a group benefits coordinator, but has since been promoted to Account Manager due to her strong work ethic, drive to provide our clients with top-level attention and her love for learning our industry.  Anna graduated from East Texas Baptist University with a degree in Child Development. Prior to joining jweinland, she exceled as a guest services specialist at a large Christian camp in east Texas. Her unique skillset includes attention to details and the minutia of this industry. Anna lives in the Shreveport-area with her son and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Anna is engaged to be married this Fall.

Lane Cantrell

Inside Sales

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Lane Cantrell joined jweinland Group Benefits in 2019 and serves our small to mid-market clients as our Inside Sales Executive.  With over 20 years of insurance experience in private specialty lines, Lane works closely with all of our small to mid-market group clients to offer the exceptional service and attention they deserve.  A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, Lane grew up in Shreveport and resides there with his wife and two daughters.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and traveling with his family.

Dominique McNaight

Renewal Specialist

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Dominique McNaight is the Renewal Specialist for jweinland Group Benefits.  With her years of experience in insurance claims management and policy administration, Dominique plays an important role in the highly complex renewal process for our self-funded clients, as well assists in the day-to-day client service of jweinland Group Benefits.  Dominique studied at Louisiana State University in Shreveport and is a licensed life and health agent.  She resides in Shreveport with her husband and daughter and also has an adult son who has joined his step-father in the family business.  When not working, Dominique enjoys spending time at home, tending to their two Longhorns, Red Bull and Buckshot.

Anna Floyd

Senior Group Benefits Coordinator

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Anna Floyd is our Senior Group Benefits Coordinator at jweinland Group Benefits.  Before joining our firm, Anna was responsible for physician credentialing at a large pathology group.  She had also worked with other staff members during their tenures at the health plan third party administrator.  She resides in Shreveport with her husband and son.  Anna loves her LSU Tigers and traveling.

Amber Norris

Group Benefits Coordinator

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Amber Norris graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern State University in 2017. With a prior career focus in healthcare, Amber recently decided to utilize her unique skillset in the insurance field. With this new career path Amber is excited and eager to learn and excel in this industry. Amber grew up and currently resides in Shreveport, Louisiana. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, going hunting and spending time on the lake.