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Client first. client focused.
client driven.

Clarke & Company can help First Reliance Bank elevate the employee benefit experience.

Who is Clarke and Company Benefits?
Click here to watch our video on our competencies.
Services

Our Services

We help clients procure and communicate their benefits. We are a full service insurance agency that thinks outside of the box.

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Benefit Websites

We combine beautiful design with innovative technology to create websites that are engaging.

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Branding

First Reliance's brand is your own story. We implement your employee brand strategy through all of our communication tools.

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Benefit Administration

We work with several vendors to bring the benefit administration system that fits our clients needs.

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Data Analytics

We use our data analytics tool, Decision Master Warehouse, to help clients understand what runs their claims. With this data we can help clients develop health education strategies.

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HR Support

We support Human Resources with our ThinkHR suite of products. From Learn, our learning management system, to compliance, is all available to HR at no additional cost.

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Account Management

Dedicated account management staff to assist First Reliance in any benefit issue. Our account managers work on issues from open enrollment audits to claims resolution.

Clients

Our Bank Clients

Client since 2013
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Client since 2010
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Client since 2016
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Client since 2014
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View our RFP Response

Click on our response to the First Reliance request for proposal.

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Norman Clarke
First Reliance 01/04
Norman Clarke
TEAM LEAD

Norman started Clarke & Company in 1996, and his vision for our agency is to be be accountable to clients to provide value. He leads our product strategy, employee communication efforts, as well as many other duties.

ā€œI love when employees of our clients see the work we do on behalf of HR and all of the different ways we compliment HR on their benefit communication campaigns."
Norman Clarke
Edwin Croft
First Reliance 02/04
Edwin Croft
BENEFIT ADVISOR

Edwin has been with Clarke and Company since 2003. His primary responsibility is to navigate employers through the proper channels in managing & administering their employee benefits program. His passion for his work drives him to provide quality care for all of his clients.

The most rewarding aspect of what I do is building trust with my clients through transparency, hard work, education, and listening.
Edwin Croft
Derek Hemmingsen
First Reliance 03 / 04
Derek Hemmingsen
BENEFIT ADVISOR - FLORENCE

Derek joined Clarke & Company in 2015 and has been integral in the growth of our Florence location. He brings a strong work ethic and commitment for client success to our team.

ā€œIā€™m passionate about the solutions I bring to clients and strive to continuously add value for their benefit goals each and every day.ā€
Derek Hemmingsen
Margrett Winegard
First Reliance 04/04
Margrett Winegard
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Margrett joined the Clarke and Company team in 2020. She has 11+ years of Employee Benefits Experience. She plays a vital role to our team as the Account Manager.

"I truly enjoy working with Clarke & Company and all of our wonderful clients. I love seeing the look on employee's faces when they realize how much easier we make benefits for them."
Margrett Winegard
Norman Clarke
Edwin Croft
Derek Hemmingsen
Margrett Winegard
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