OneDigital Health and Benefits Acquires Veritas

Nationally Recognized Employee Benefits and HR Firm Develops Significant Presence in Midwest Region

ATLANTA – OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits and HR, has acquired Veritas Risk Services (Veritas) located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Managing Principal Doug Truax, Principal Bob Walsh and Regional Vice Presidents Sharon Schlenker, Greg Hopkins and Kathy Smith will continue to work alongside their teams serving the Firm’s clients throughout the Midwest region and across the country.

Veritas works with clients across a range of industries and sizes, emphasizing exceptional service and utilizing a strategic approach to provide clients with innovation in the employee benefits and retirement space. By joining OneDigital, the firm’s clients will gain added resources such as an in-house ERISA attorney, HR consulting expertise, custom benchmarking and human resources information solutions (HRIS).

“Veritas and OneDigital are a winning combination. OneDigital shares Veritas' culture of providing exceptional consulting and service to employers,” said Managing Principal Doug Truax of OneDigital Chicago. “In addition, they give us a national footprint and the additional employee benefits, group retirement and HR services resources to become the leading benefits firm for the middle market in Chicago.”

OneDigital’s comprehensive advisory services and market-leading solutions are offered in over 80 offices throughout the country. The firm has a well-established track record of doubling and tripling the size of operations in new markets and is seeking additional firms to join this team over the next 12-24 months.

"Expanding our team in the Chicago area is an exciting step for OneDigital," said OneDigital’s EVP of Sales and Operations Bill Carew. “Not only do Doug and his team at Veritas have a strong reputation for building and advising on employee benefits in the area, but culturally they are the ideal fit for our organization. We are excited for the strategic direction and leadership Doug and his team will provide. This key expansion is a true testament to OneDigital's growth momentum for 2019.”