L. Briggs Cochran - Bim Group
L. Briggs Cochran
L. Briggs Cochran
President & CEO

Briggs founded Bim Group in 1980 after graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Business Administration. Under Briggs’ leadership, Bim Group has grown into a regional market leader while earning a reputation for delivering exceptional value in all aspects of employee benefit consulting. Briggs’ practice primarily serves employers with 100+ employees with emphasis on clients who have adopted a merger and acquisition growth strategy or have a global footprint and workforce. Briggs has also worked extensively with senior corporate leaders in establishing select executive compensation plans. He has served on numerous employee benefits related private and public advisory committees and is a frequently requested speaker on employee benefits matters. Briggs is proud to lead a team of professionals who have voted Bim Group one of Kentucky’s “Best Places to Work.”  Bim Group is also an exclusive “Partner Firm” in United Benefit Advisors, a unique community of the most successful and trusted independent employee benefit advisory firms in the nation.

Recent Insights

November 24, 2020
COVID 19, HR Elements, Human Resources

Pandemic Performance Reviews | Should They Stay or Should They Go? – Part 2

( 3 MINUTE READ ) In the latter half of this two-part series, we pick up on some additional reasons employers decide to halt performance reviews due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and resulting workplace changes. As a recap, part one addressed waiting until things go back to “normal” and not wanting to give more […]
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November 24, 2020
News

Happy Thanksgiving!

Our offices will be closing at 3pm on Wednesday, November 25th and will reopen on Monday, November 30th, as we celebrate Thanksgiving.  From our family to yours, have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
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November 5, 2020
HR Elements, Human Resources

Pandemic Performance Reviews – Should They Stay or Should They Go? (Part 1)

( 3 MINUTE READ ) After reading the headlines of the morning paper or skimming your online newsfeed, it is hard to deny that 2020 has been a year of dramatic change. From the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to increased regulations around international travel and the uptick in children and parents learning and working from home, […]
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October 29, 2020
Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, HRA

HRAs, HSAs, and Health FSAs – What’s the Difference?

( 15 MINUTE READ ) 10/26/20 Update: Updated for the 2021 EBHRA limit, 2021 Health FSA limit, and 2021 QSE HRA limit. Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), health savings accounts (HSAs) and health care flexible spending accounts (HFSAs) are generally referred to as account-based plans. That is because each participant has his or her own account, […]
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