Acadia Benefits Inc. - The employee benefits broker and group health insurance advisor in Portland

Acadia Benefits Inc.

50 Portland Pier Suite 301
Portland, ME 04101

Practice Areas

  • Benefit Administration Solutions
  • Consumerism Solutions
  • Employee Perks
  • Executive Benefits
  • Group Disability
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Group Life/AD&D
  • Individual Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits

Acadia Benefits Inc. Overview

Acadia Benefits is a locally-owned Maine firm specializing in employee benefits.  Started in 1990, we’ve provided brokerage and consulting services to our customers throughout Northern New England for the last 32 years.

Our team of 20 experienced and responsive benefit specialists is passionate about helping our customers recruit and retain great employees by providing innovative benefit plans.  We do this by providing exceptional service, creative plan design, and long-term strategies. 

In addition to our local presence, Acadia Benefits has the resources of a national firm. We are a founding member of United Benefit Advisors (UBA), a group of 125 independent firms like ours that share best practices and resources to better serve our customers.  Acadia Benefits is the only UBA firm in Maine.

Areas of Special Focus

  • Alternative Funding
  • Association Health Plans
  • Benefit Audits
  • Benefit Communications
  • Benefit Surveys
  • Compliance
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Health Solutions
  • Employee Communications
  • Employee Support
  • Health Advocacy
  • Health and Benefits Consulting
  • Healthcare Reform
  • Life, Accident and Disability
  • Marketing and Renewals
  • Medical Claims Analytics
  • Open Enrollment Support
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Plan Design
  • Population Health and Wellness
  • Purchasing Collectives
  • Reference Based Pricing
  • Rx Carveouts
  • Self Funded Plans
  • Stop Loss
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Technology

Employer Types We Serve

  • Non Profit
  • Privately Held Company

Areas Served by Acadia Benefits Inc.

  • Maine
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Industry Specialization of Acadia Benefits Inc.

  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment & Recreation
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Health
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance Brokerage
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Broadcasting
  • Non Profit
  • Public Administration
  • Retail
  • Service
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

Team at Acadia Benefits Inc.

Conner works directly with our medium/large-sized customers implementing and administering benefits programs and supporting a variety of account-orientated needs.

Conner Kennedy

Account Executive

With over 20 years of experience, Scott specializes in the evaluation of benefit plan options, analysis of funding arrangements, benefits program implementation and administration, and account service management for our customers.

Scott McKee

Managing Partner

Vicki focuses on account management for all size groups, including customer service, new program implementation, and carrier relations. With over 30 years of experience, Vicki also oversees our team and special projects.

Vicki Ferentz


Acadia Benefits Inc. Affiliations

Awards and Recognition

  • 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine 2020 & 2021

    Best Places to Work in Maine 2020 & 2021

    November - 2021

    We are very proud to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine! We are honored to be included in such a great group of businesses recognized for the work we do to support our employees in 2020 and 2021.

  • 2021 UBA's David LoCascio Lifetime Achievement Award

    UBA's David LoCascio Lifetime Achievement Award

    September - 2021

    Vicki Ferentz was recently presented with UBA's David LoCascio Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the highest honor bestowed within UBA and as an award that isn’t presented annually, a special distinction for those who go above and beyond.

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About The Service

Elevate Benefits, LLC owns and operates SHRM Broker Finder, a software as a service (SaaS) platform. Our platform supports your independent research, vetting and hiring processes. The company facilitates introductions and exchange of information between parties seeking and offering solutions. We are not a licensed financial services entity of any kind and we do not seek to sell or make money from the sale of any employee benefits, financial services or any other regulated products or services. We also do not make specific provider, product or service recommendations. Learn more by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions.

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