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Russ Blakely & Associates is a full service Employee Benefits Consulting and Commercial Risk firm. Our team is ready to work with you to meet the unique challenges that your organization faces. We bring to you a strong history of developing successful employee benefits strategies and a variety of other customized consulting services to meet your organization's needs, long term goals, and objectives.

​By working closely with your carriers and vendors, we help you maximize cost savings and establish a framework for sound business decisions.


​We understand that employers face many challenges with regard to their human capital needs. Our experienced consultants and benefits specialists work with you on a one-on-one basis to develop, implement, and administer your benefit strategies. See how we've continued to grow throughout the years:


Russ Blakely & Associates was founded in 1984 with the goal of providing best-in-class benefit services to the clients of Chattanooga.

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​In 2017, Trinity Benefit Advisors and Russ Blakely & Associates formed the largest independent benefits advisory firm in East Tennessee. Our company combines industry leading people, practices, and technology to deliver even greater value to our clients. 

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On June 1, 2020, we partnered with BKS to expand our value proposition and services, our geographic reach, access to market and industry experts, and our business offering.