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Ross & Yerger Insurance, Inc. and Corporate Benefits, Inc. Announce Merger

March 2021, Jackson, Mississippi

Ross & Yerger Insurance, Inc. and Corporate Benefits, Inc. are proud to announce that CBI CEO Jim King will join forces with Ross & Yerger’s Employee Benefits Division as a Senior Benefits Consultant. The merger further establishes Ross & Yerger as the area’s premier provider of Employee Benefit products, services and consulting.

As most employers will attest, the world of Employee Benefits continues to become more complex, calling for more and more expertise and consulting on a myriad of benefit and human resource topics. Dudley Wooley, Ross & Yerger’s CEO stated “Now is a perfect time to welcome Jim and his respected client base to our growing list of the southeast’s leading businesses. Jim’s tremendous level of expertise and experience combined with Ross & Yerger’s proven consulting, client management and resource support services will yield a superior value proposition for our current and future clients.”

According to Jim King, founder and CEO of CBI, “I am very excited with the merger with Ross & Yerger. I feel it is an extension of my mission to provide customers the best services and resources available. Merging with Ross & Yerger will allow me to offer my client base the latest technology available along with continued excellent service.”


Ross & Yerger – one of the largest independent, privately-held insurance agencies in the Southeast – was established in 1860 and is headquartered in Jackson, MS. The firm has 127 employees throughout their five offices in Jackson, Tupelo, Hattiesburg, New Orleans, and Memphis. Ross & Yerger is licensed in all 50 states, and offers a full range of brokerage services, including insurance, employee benefits, bonds, financial services and risk management consulting. As a niche-focused agency, the firm’s business acumen is unrivaled with industry expertise in the areas of financial institutions, oil and gas services, health care, nonprofits, property management, construction, manufacturing, transportation, personal lines, and employee benefits. The firm helps its clients Know the Possibilities, and is committed to the communities it serves, cultivating a future of hope, prosperity and security. For more about Ross & Yerger, visit www.rossandyerger.com


Having worked with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MS for many years, Jim King started Corporate Benefits, Inc., an Employee Benefits brokerage and consulting firm, in 1997. Many of his customers have been with Corporate Benefits for more than 20 years. The company focuses on a full range of Employee Benefit offerings, including major medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, vision and voluntary benefits such as cancer, accident and critical illness plans.


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