Who We Are

Bruce M. Paskowski

M. Bruce Paskowski, CLU, RHU, REBC
Sr. Advisor


Bruce is the founder of The Corporate Benefits Group. He remains the health and welfare benefits specialist and works directly with many clients to develop and manage best solutions for their unique requirements.  He maintains a constant pulse in the industry researching and studying benefit trends nationwide.


A life long entrepreneur, Bruce owned and operated a food processing firm for 15 years prior to entering the benefits industry in 1989. That experience has proved invaluable working with and understanding the issues of closely held business owners. 


Bruce graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in economics. He has earned the designations Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) from the American College.



George Ellison
Sr. Advisor, Business Development 


George is a 29 year industry veteran who is responsible for business development at The Corporate Benefits Group.  George blends a unique perspective of extensive business ownership experience with a wealth of technical knowledge in driving the growth of the business.


As a Sr. Advisor, George specializes in working directly with business owners and key executives in the areas of Executive Benefit Plans and Wealth Accumulation Strategies.  He structures programs that help insure the financial future of key personnel while supporting the long term financial goals of the business.


George was Managing Partner of The New England Financial Group for 16 years.  As Managing Partner he worked closely with more than 50 financial advisors assisting them with their client's planning needs.


George graduated from Lafayette College with a BA in History. He is very active in local civic and charitable endeavors and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, MA.


New England Financial is the service mark for New England Life Insurance Company (NELICO) and related companies.  Boston, MA  02116.  Securities and investment advisory services offered by New England Securities Corp (NES) (member FINRA/SIPC).  501 Boylston Street, Boston, MA  02116.  NELICO and NES are affiliates.


Sharon Hickman
Sharon Hickman
Executive Coordinator


Sharon is responsible for the development and management of the internal operations of the business. She coordinates management projects and initiatives related to office management, client service, marketing and technology.


She has more than ten years of industry service and provides strong process improvement and organizational development skills. Sharon plays an integral role on the management team creating and implementing systems and service platforms to better accommodate our clients.  

Sharon has a BS in Business Education with a minor in Accounting from Salem State College.


Mike Copeman
Michael Copeman, FLMI
Sr. Advisor, Smaller Market


Mike focuses on serving the unique requirements of businesses with 1-9 employees.  He is an expert in navigating the special rules and circumstances that impact our smaller employers.


Mike has dedicated his 30 year career to structuring plans that provide security and superior welfare benefits for the small group market.  He utilizes group insurance in combination with individual coverage to achieve maximum benefits in the most cost effective manner. 


Mike is a graduate from Boston College with a BA in Business Management, and a minor in Accounting.  Mike has earned the designation Fellow of the Life Management Institute, FLMI.



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