REBC® registered employee benefits consultant

What Is a REBC®?

REBC® stands for Registered Employee Benefits Consultant.

REBC® is a professional designation for employee benefits professionals granted by The American College (Bryn Mawr, PA) to individuals who have proven themselves to be:

  • Educated  By completing a comprehensive five-course curriculum developed specifically for employee benefits professionals.
  • Qualified  By passing a series of written examinations.
  • Experienced  By having a minimum of three years qualifying professional experience.
  • Ethical  By maintaining ethical standards and adhering to The American College’s Code of Ethics.
  • Knowledgeable  By earning their re-certification every two years through The American College, thereby ensuring they are informed on the latest developments in employee benefits.


What Can a REBC® Do For You?

Registered Employee Benefits Consultants complete a rigorous educational program, maintain ethical standards and continue learning throughout their career.

You can be confident that your REBC® is providing the most knowledgeable, current and ethical advice possible.

A knowledgeable REBC® can help you understand and select the right group benefit plans for your company:

  • Group life insurance
  • Group disability income insurance
  • Group medical expense benefits
  • Group dental insurance
  • Group insurance pricing
  • Group benefit plan design and administration
  • Cafeteria plans

And help you learn about managed care:

  • Organization and structure
  • Cost and quality control
  • Legal and regulatory issues

And plan for the retirement needs of your business and your employees:

  • Choose the best tax advantaged retirement plan, including 401(k)s, tax-sheltered annuities, SEPs, SARSEPs, and SIMPLEs
  • Tailor your retirement plan to your objectives
  • Fund your plan and investing


Why Select A REBC®?

You and your employees deserve the best possible advice for your benefits needs. An REBC® is a qualified professional who can provide expert guidance and help you select the appropriate employee benefit plans for your company.


  • Pledges to place your interests above all else when helping to establish financial goals and implement a financial plan.
  • Pledges to adhere to a strict code of ethics.
  • Is committed to providing you with superior service.
  • Has successfully completed a comprehensive curriculum of college-level courses from The American College.
  • Has a minimum of three years qualifying professional experience.
  • Is one of a select group within the financial services field to earn this respected credential in employee benefits.


Michael Kirwan is a REBC® who has been providing superior service in employee benefits and HR consulting for 40-plus years. Please contact us to see how we can determine the best insurance, retirement and investment plans for you and your company.

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