BSI Corporate Benefits Named Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Employer Benefits Consulting Firm in PA
A Lehigh Valley Native Company Is Catapulted With National Recognition
[August 18, 2020 – Bethlehem, Pa.] BSI Corporate Benefits, a nationwide employee benefits consulting firm headquartered in the Lehigh Valley, PA, has been recognized by Inc. magazine as an Inc. 5000 2020 Fastest-Growing Private Employer Benefits Consulting Firm. BSI has seen 111% growth in the last three years and ranked no. 3,372 on this year’s list. BSI is the fourth fastest-growing company in the insurance sector in PA for 2020.
In addition to being named to the Inc. 5000 List, BSI’s Agency Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Tony DaRe, was one of only six organizations’ leaders quoted in the national article, “Even in Tough Times, These Companies Are Set on Reinvention” released by Inc. magazine.
“The pandemic forced me to see my deficiencies and tackle them,” says DaRe, founder and CEO of BSI Corporate Benefits (No. 3,372), a $5.4 million company in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Inc. Magazine. Facing existential levels of uncertainty, “I dialed up every ounce of training and mentoring I ever received,” says DaRe, who is among the 40 percent of Inc. 5000 founders who are now working to be better, more visible communicators to their staffs.
Since 2003, BSI has been serving the Pennsylvania and Michigan markets and has since expanded nationwide. With over 30 professionals, BSI represents a select group of over 100 clients ranging in size from 50-5,000 employees, in 41 states and internationally. BSI has been committed to providing employees and nonprofits the financial security they need during COVID-19.
With the announcement of this award, BSI has dedicated this milestone achievement to their clients who see and trust the value BSI provides. BSI is committed to advocating for their clients and insured members on a human and financial level and are honored to work with their clients on a daily basis.
“This recognition is the result of years of commitment, passion, and expertise provided every day by our fantastic employees. It would also not be possible without the unwavering support of our current clients. We have experienced 97% client retention since the inception of the firm, we would not be here without their trust and loyalty.” says DaRe.
DaRe was recently recognized locally in the greater Lehigh Valley as the “Community Service Person of the Year” for his work and the work of his BSI team throughout the area. LifePath, KidsPeace, and St. Luke’s University Health Network are a few of the organizations heavily supported by DaRe and BSI.
This accolade is quite meaningful to BSI on a local level, bringing a national spotlight to the Lehigh Valley and BSI’s dedication to the community and the nonprofits therein. As the organization expands its footprint beyond the Lehigh Valley, BSI remains committed to supporting the communities in which they serve. During 18 years of national growth, BSI has supported COVID-19 relief funds, nonprofit efforts, and many other community initiatives.
During the past four years, BSI was selected as the “Best Benefits Consulting Firm” by Lehigh Valley Business readers, 80% of which are senior executives, top-level management and C-suite professionals. BSI’s consistency in delivering results has allowed BSI to be named one of the “Fastest Growing” companies six years in a row by Lehigh Valley Business.
“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.”
The complete results of the Inc. 5000 list can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held virtually from October 23 to 27, 2020.