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

December 10, 2018
News

Bim Group Holiday Party 2018

The Bim Team recently came together for lunch at The Kentucky Castle!  The celebration was filled with food, fun, laughter, and lots of holiday cheer.  As the end of 2018 approaches, we reflect back on a wonderful year and look forward to all the opportunities 2019 has in store. Our CEO, L. Briggs Cochran, opened […]
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December 6, 2018
News

Webinar: What Employers Need to Know about IRS Reporting in 2019

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Register Now This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers determine the best practices for reporting in 2019. The presentation will be posted on the UBA website the day before the webinar. Register for this webinar today while seating is still available. The webinar is 60 […]
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November 20, 2018
News

Thanksgiving

Our offices will be closing at 3pm on Wednesday, November 21st and will reopen on Monday, November 26th, as we celebrate Thanksgiving.  From our family to yours, have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
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November 16, 2018
Benefit and Payment Parameters (BPP), Flexible Spending Account

2019 FSA limits announced

The IRS has raised the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) limit from $2,650 to $2,700 for 2019. Additionally, Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRA) expense limits for parking and transit have been set at $265/month. The IRS publication, issued on Thursday, November 15, 2018, can be found here. If your renewal is 1/1/19 and you have already set […]
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