About Us

Our Story | Then

We started from humble beginnings in 1958 assisting K-12 school employees with supplemental health and life insurance coverage.

Our Story | now

AmeriLife Benefits, headquartered in the Kansas City area, is the Employee Benefits division of AmeriLife Group, LLC, a national leader in developing, marketing, distributing, and administering life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees.


AmeriLife brings to bear a tremendous team of professionals ranging from product pricing, marketing, human resources, legal and plan compliance, data security, technology, and operations – helping us deliver more to our client groups.

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Our Values

Shared Culture

We believe that we are all in this together

Honesty & Respect

We treat our customers the way we'd like to be treated.


We do the right thing, even when no one else is around.


We take ownership for our actions and outcomes.


Our customers, partners and colleagues can depend on us.


We're prepared for anything, and step up and in when needed.


Please click on any of the team photos below to send the individual a message. We welcome the opportunity to be of assistance.
Executive Team

Barb Stewart


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Trevor Gartner

Chief Distribution Officer

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Dana Ballenger

Chief Administrative Officer

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AmeriLife Benefits Distribution Contacts

Becky Johnson

Agency Director

Taylor & Sons Insurance


Bret Boeger

Benefits Consultant & Sales Executive

Blue Chip Benefits


Jeff Stoppel

Benefits Consultant & Sales Executive

Benefits Direct

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Keith Patterson

Benefits Consultant & Sales Executive

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Kevin Thompson

Benefits Consultant & Sales Executive

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Kyle Veverka

Benefits Consultant & Sales Executive

Blue Chip Benefits

Kyle Resize

Michael Hedstrom

Benefits Consultant & Sales Executive

Retirement Services

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4551 W. 107th Street
Overland Park, KS 66207
(877) 523-0176
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Hammond Office

1201 Derek Drive
Hammond, LA 70403
(877) 365-2341
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Jackson Office

2935 N Highland Ave
Jackson, TN 38305
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Clearwater Office

2650 McCormick Drive
Clearwater, FL 33759
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5 Cowboys Way, Suite 300
Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 315-5560
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