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Lockton Benefit Group welcomes Jay Kirschbaum

Compliance team adds three decades of experience to its top-notch team

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 5, 2018 – Lockton Benefit Group (LBG) is pleased to announce the addition of Jay M. Kirschbaum to the Compliance Services team. Kirschbaum has more than 30 years of experience as a tax attorney specializing in employee benefits. Previously he led the employee benefits compliance team at Willis Towers Watson for 16 years, most of those years with Willis before its merger with Towers Watson. He will provide primary employee benefits compliance support for Lockton’s offices in St. Louis, Nashville, Memphis, Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

“Jay is a tremendous addition to our compliance services team,” said Ed Fensholt, director of Compliance Services, Lockton Benefit Group. “His experiences with all aspects of employee benefits compliance, coupled with his impeccable communication skills, offer our offices and clients an outstanding new resource.”

In addition to decades of experience as an attorney, Kirschbaum is also a past chair of the American Benefits Council’s board of directors and is a frequent lecturer nationwide on employee benefits matters.

Kirschbaum’s most recent prior experience includes leading the compliance review process for Aon's merger and acquisition practice. At Willis, Kirschbaum directed a team of employee benefits attorneys and paraprofessionals who provided technical and marketing assistance to employee benefits account service teams and producers in Willis offices worldwide. The team provided guidance on all employee benefits programs under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, and all other statutory and regulatory provisions.

Kirschbaum will be based out of Lockton’s St. Louis office.

About Lockton

Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world’s largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives.

For nine consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance."


Media Contacts

Priya Nibert, 816-751-2398, [email protected]
Lori Wiles, 816-751-2323, [email protected]

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