About Us

Russ Blakely & Associates is an independently owned advisory firm, we are able to approach each employer objectively and customize the approach we recommend regardless of product, carrier or tool. RBA uses a strategic-focused, collaborative approach with each employer to determine your needs and the best fit of products, tools & services.

MEET THE CHATTANOOGA RBA TEAM

Russ Blakely Managing Partner - Principal
Brent Wick Employee Benefits Advisor
Kathy Petty Executive Assistant / Office Manager
Austin Jett Employee Benefits Advisor
Steve Jett Compliance Officer
Melvia Chitwood Senior Account Manager
Lisa Eaves Senior Account Manager
Tony Brown Senior Account Manager
Michelle Johnson Account Manager
Adriane Smith Benefits Technology Coordinator
Jack Matens Director of Human Resource Services
Carrie Crowe MSN, RN Population Health Strategist & Clinical Consultant

MEET THE KNOXVILLE RBA TEAM

Skip Tanaka Vice President / Employee Benefits Advisor
Christina Andrews Account Manager
Marsha Haas Customer Service Coordinator
Heather Miller Customer Service/Commission Coordinator

We bring personalized, comprehensive benefits coverage to employees