A Grateful Reflection on Workplace Connections This Thanksgiving


As the season of Thanksgiving is upon us, it’s only fitting to pause and express our deepest gratitude for the pillars of our success—our employees, clients, and valued participants. At BRI, we find ourselves reflecting on the extraordinary contributions of these integral components that form the beating heart of our organization. Join us as we […]

BRI and Our CEO Selected for the BenefitsPRO Luminaries Class of 2023

Luminaries 2023

At Benefit Resource (BRI), we believe in putting people first, and it is with great pride and excitement that we share the news of our recent achievements in the second annual BenefitsPRO Luminaries Awards. BRI has been honored with not one, but two Luminaries awards, one in the Education and Communications category for our company […]

Benefit Resource Acquires Pro-Flex

ROCHESTER, NY, August 29, 2023 –Benefit Resource (BRI), a Millennium Trust solution and a leading provider of FSAs, HRAs, HSAs, commuter plans, and COBRA administration services, announced the acquisition of Pro-Flex Administrators (Pro-Flex), a third-party benefits administrator, with a focus on consumer-driven benefits, benefit continuation, and compliance services. This marks the first acquisition for BRI […]

Millennium Trust Completes Acquisition of Benefit Resource, LLC

BRI MTC Merger

Combined product offerings will accelerate growth and create a best-in-class solution within the health and benefits category. OAK BROOK, Ill., July 13, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Millennium Trust Company, LLC, a leading provider of health, wealth, retirement, and benefits solutions, today announced the acquisition of Benefit Resource, LLC (BRI), a leading provider of FSAs, HRAs, HSAs, commuter plans, […]

Celebrating National Work from Home Day

National Work From Home Day

Working from home has gone from an occasional luxury to a daily reality for millions of people around the world. As we all embrace a “new normal,” working from home is here to stay. Whether you’re a remote employee or employer, setting yourself up for success requires discipline, effort, and planning. If you’re one of […]

BRI Events Update

BRI Events Update

As a leading pre-tax benefits provider, Benefit Resource (BRI) has actively participated in various events to showcase our innovative solutions and expand our network. We recently attended several industry gatherings and plan to attend more in the near future. This blog post will update you on what tradeshows we’ve been to and what shows we plan to attend. For those always on the lookout for the latest employee benefits, this post is for you!

Personalized Benefits Are The Key to Successful Employee Engagement

Personalized Benefits

In today’s competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent has become a challenging task for employers. With numerous options available, employees are demanding more than just a good salary. A well-structured employee benefits program can be a make-or-break factor in attracting and retaining top-performing employees. However, it’s not just about offering standard benefits like […]

8 Strategies for Successful Employee Engagement

Employee engagement has become a more significant priority for employers in recent years. The generational gap between baby boomers and millennials or gen z can lead to dramatically different approaches to employee satisfaction. Employers are now looking for effective strategies for engaging employees of all ages and keeping them engaged. The Importance of Employee Engagement […]

Bright Side of Benefits – Episode 06: Changes in the Way We Work

Bright Side of Benefits – Episode 06: Changes in the Way We Work

In episode 6 of the Bright Side of Benefits, host Becky Seefeldt sits down with BRI co-host Kristen Hughes to discuss various changes in the way we work. Specifically, this episode focuses on work from home vs. hybrid vs. in-office considerations and the impact your choice can have on retention, compliance, security, and employee benefits. […]

DEI In The Workplace – What is it and Why is it important?


With diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) being such a hot topic in today’s workforce it is important that companies not only focus on their employees’ backgrounds but also what they can do for the company. DEI begins with leaders who advocate for change. Then this trickles down into management positions so all team members feel […]

Actionable Goals to Incorporate Into Company Culture

Company Culture

Benefit Resource VP of Strategy, Becky Seefeldt was a guest on episode 429 of the HRchat Podcast. Listen as Becky gives her take on actionable company culture goals businesses should strive towards and how to implement them. The podcast answers the following questions:  How do you see approaches to employee benefits changing? How is the […]

Administrative Professionals Day is an Opportunity to Say Thank You

Administrative Professionals Day

The job of an administrative professional has changed tremendously over the years. This day no longer applies to “secretaries” only. Administrative Professionals Day is a day that was created to honor the many contributions administrative professionals make. While remote and hybrid teams are the norm today, recognizing your employees’ hard work is more important than […]

3 Reasons to Love Your Benefits

Love Your Benefits

Love is in the air! For some people, Valentine’s Day is one of the most significant days of the year, celebrated with cards, chocolates, flowers, and other gifts. For others, it is simply another day on the calendar. To employers, Valentine’s Day has special meaning as well. The vast majority of companies provide employee benefits […]

3 Reasons to Love Your Benefits

Love Your Benefits

Love is in the air! For some people, Valentine’s Day is one of the most significant days of the year, celebrated with cards, chocolates, flowers, and other gifts. For others, it is simply another day on the calendar. To employers, Valentine’s Day has special meaning as well. The vast majority of companies provide employee benefits […]

22 New Year’s Resolutions for your Professional Life


Have you made your New Year’s resolution for 2022? Most. of us make personal resolutions for relationships, health, and finances. But have you also considered professional goals? Professional resolutions can be very impactful, especially if you’re a business owner or manager since they can directly affect more people. Benefit Resource wanted to help give you […]

Do More With Less in Your HR Department

do more with less HR department

The Human Resource department is the backbone of a company. With many changes over these past couple of years, HR departments are working a lot leaner; whether that’s due to department budget cuts, reduced HR staff, or both. So, how do you keep a company running without burning out your remaining HR staff? Likely, it […]

5 Things We’ve Learned About Business from the Pandemic

learned from the pandemic

What’s gone well, what didn’t, and what we can learn from the pandemic It’s safe to say that the past two years were like no other and that 2022 will undoubtedly not return to business as usual. So, as marketers at Benefit Resource (BRI), we’re full steam ahead in open enrollment season while soaking in […]

The Importance of Workplace Culture, People, and Relationships

BRI is thankful for our workplace connections. Thanksgiving is so close we can smell the turkey, stuffing, and fixings! ? This time of year has everyone reflecting on what they’re thankful for and getting in the holiday spirit as December quickly approaches. At BRI, we’re no different as we too have been asking ourselves, “What […]

BRI Honored as a Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100 Company for a Second Year

Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100

Benefit Resource (BRI) is proud to be listed for the second year on the 2021 Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100 list of fastest-growing, privately-owned companies. Known for its entrepreneurial spirit and innovation, the Chamber recognizes the Top 100 companies that best represent Rochester each year. Last week, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, ESL Federal […]

Be Cyber Smart with These Security Tips

be cyber smart

Cybersecurity Awareness Month occurs every October. Now in its 18th year, the theme for 2021 as decided by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” We’ve put together our own tips to help employers and employees alike make smart decisions and “be cyber smart” […]

3 HR Challenges & How to Overcome Them

3 HR Challenges & How to Overcome Them

The 2020s have been…challenging for HR professionals so far, to say the least. As HR challenges continue to grow, let’s take a step back and rise above them so we can bring some of those Roaring 20s vibes into the 21st Century. 1. High Employee Expectations U.S. Labor Market Trends indicate that employers, especially those […]

How Strong Is Your Password Manager?

lock on a keyboard

Let’s be CyberSmart and talk about your password manager. Whether you already use one, or you’re looking for a way to wrangle all of your logins, we have three questions to help you be sure your information is secure. Let’s start with some basic considerations. What is a Password Manager? We’ve all needed to create […]

SHRM21 Lessons Learned

Quote from Donna Maxwell Chief People Officer of BRI

The Society of Human Resource Management Conference (SHRM21), the year’s largest human resource conference in the world, happened at the beginning of September. Roughly 8,000 HR professionals were in attendance in-person, with a few thousand more joining virtually. SHRM’s annual conference is one of the most attended HR conferences globally each year. SHRM21 Lessons Learned: […]

Adapting your Benefits to the Changing Workplace

Adapting your Benefits to the Changing Workplace

Coronavirus has caused a shift from office cubicles to remote work, and experts believe it’s here to stay. Many companies are adapting to this changing workplace by going hybrid or fully remote. But is it enough to keep employees from packing up and finding work elsewhere? Changing your benefits package to accommodate this flexible work […]