Benefits Advising

Matt Hollister is an employee benefits advisor and broker with offices in Amherst, Andover and Concord, Massachusetts. Matt is CEO of Business Benefits, which was originally founded in 1982 by Jim Edholm and today represents over 500 client companies throughout the US, mostly in the northeast. Matt founded Hollister Insurance in 2000 which merged with Business Benefits in 2018.

Prior to starting Hollister, Matt worked for John Hancock Mutual Life insurance company where he managed sales and service for Hancock’s Boston group office. Today, Matt specializes in employee benefits brokerage, consulting, benefit plan administration and health and welfare plan compliance.

Matt earned his B.A. from Northeastern University and an M.P.H. from Boston University where he concentrated in Health Care Policy. In addition to holding life, accident and health producer licenses, Matt is a registered investment advisor, has his Insurance Adviser’s license in Massachusetts and has recently become a Health Rosetta certified health advisor bringing high performing health plan options to his clients.

Partner & CEO, Business Benefits Insurance Brokerage