Strategic Benefits Group

Strategic Benefits Group

Strategic Benefits Group Staff Bios

Managing Owner

J. Scott Fenstermaker, RHU, Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist
Scott graduated from FSU in 1987 with a degree in Economics and has earned the Registered Health Underwriter designation from The American College, with a focus on Managed Care and related Employee Benefits studies. Scott is proud to offer his knowledge and assistance to organizations in designing and structuring a benefits package specific to their needs and goals.


Our Team

Tina Arendes, Managing Partner
Tina is a licensed agent and has worked in the insurance business for over 35 years. She maintains continual communications with insurance carriers and our clients in order to facilitate any industry regulations and changes as they relate to contracts and service. Tina also manages all facets of day-to-day operations, marketing and service administration.

Paul Fenstermaker, Group Benefits Consultant
Paul is a licensed agent and assists employers in designing and implementing innovative benefits packages. By customizing their benefits program, he is able to help employers meet their goals and offer quality coverage to their current and prospective employees. Paul also facilitates on-site meetings to enroll and educate employees on how best to utilize their benefits program.

Marty Wright, Client Services Advocate
Marty is a licensed agent and serves as liaison between our clients and the insurance carriers in the service and maintenance of their policies and benefits. Marty also assists with preparing quotes and marketing materials and works closely with employers during their open enrollment and annual renewal periods.

Lynda Benecick, Client Services Advocate
Lynda coordinates all ongoing service requests and processes, which includes new enrollment applications, service changes and terminations/cancellation of coverage. Lynda also assists employers with claims and billing issues, and maintains all client service records.

Julia Gregory, Client Service Representative
Julia supports our Client Services Team with all activity of employee enrollments and changes. She works directly with employers and employees in processing service requests and follows up with confirmation of completion. Julia also handles preparation of renewal documents and materials for employee Open Enrollment meetings.