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Bolton & Company offers streamlined HR, Employee Benefits process through Flock partnership

PASADENA, California - In response to the ever-evolving needs of its small to mid-sized business clients, Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately owned insurance brokers, has partnered with Flock, an online platform dedicated to simplifying the Human Resources and Employee Benefits process.

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Polenzani Benefits Joins Bolton & Company

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately owned insurance brokers, announced today that Polenzani Benefits, a leading Pasadena-based brokerage that specializes in Employee Benefits, has joined its organization.

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Bolton & Company earns Insurance Business America's 'Elite Agencies' distinction

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest employee-owned insurance brokers, was recently distinguished as an Elite Agency by Insurance Business America, a leading publication within the insurance industry.

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Scott Tamura Joins Bolton & Company

PASADENA, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest employee-owned insurance brokers, announced recently that Scott Tamura has been hired as Vice President of the newly established Technical Consulting Unit within the organization's Employee Benefits Department ...

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Industry News

Recent Malicious Phone Calls - On behalf of everyone here at Bolton, we want to sincerely apologize to those who received phone calls appearing to originate from our organization. Our main business number has been maliciously used by an unknown source to make these nuisance calls. We assure you that these calls are NOT made by us and we have reported the issue to the phone company and to the local police department. We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.


8th Circuit: Obesity With No Underlying Condition is Not an ADA Disability - Blog post by Ben Clairday, Bolton's Compliance Assistant 4/25/16: The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that obesity is not a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...

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New Paid Family Leave Mandates in CA, SF and NY - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 4/15/16: The States of California and New York and the City and County of San Francisco have all passed new mandates regarding paid family leave. The California and San Francisco laws expand on a program California has had in place for years...

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Departments Finalize New Version of the SBC - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 4/13/16: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of the Treasury have announced changes to the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) template and Uniform Glossary...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
FMLA & Employee Benefit Plans: Understanding the Interaction, Webinar May 11, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. Need help maneuvering the many details of FMLA? BAN's compliance experts explain the basics and clarify the complicated. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Flexible Spending Account - Lorman Education Services, Webinar June 2, 2016 — Join John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer, to gain a better understanding of the flexible spending accounts requirements and keep your company in compliance. Presented by Lorman Education Services. Paid Registration. Get 50% off with Discount Code G4505172. June 2, 2016, 10:00 am to 11:30 am Pacific.

ACA & Cadillac Tax - An Overview, Webinar June 8, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. Understanding the Cadillac Tax, applicable coverage, and how to avoid it. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Creative Uses of HSAs - Lorman Education Services, Webinar July 13, 2016 — Join John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer, and learn how to transition to the consumer-driven health plan that works best for your company. Hosted by Lorman Education Services. Paid Registration. Get 50% off with Discount Code I6219701. July 13, 2016, 10:00 am to 11:30 am Pacific.

Bolton Foundation Throw Down 2016 in The Rose Bowl July 19, 2016 — The Bolton Foundation is hosting our fundraiser ON the ROSE BOWL football field! "The Bolton Throw Down" is an official cornhole tournament that will raise money for underprivileged youth in the local community. Come enjoy an afternoon of beanbag tossing, BBQ, beverages & music! Be a sponsor, enter a team or participate as a spectator! Sponsorships & Teams are limited. Sponsorship registration deadline is 6/1/16. Participant registration deadline is 7/1/16.

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Who We Are


Bolton & Company is one of the nation's largest employee-owned insurance brokers, providing clients worldwide with insurance and risk management services, employee benefits and financial products.

For over 75 years, Bolton has been recognized for its professionalism, integrity and commitment to excellence in customer service and risk management. Read More »

Bolton Facts


  • Headquartered in Pasadena, CA
  • Established in 1931
  • Privately held, ESOP-Owned
  • Licensed in all states
  • 1,300+ clients
  • Insurance Journal - Top 100 Independent
    Brokers
  • Business Insurance - Top 100 Brokers
  • Best Practices Agency by the Independent
    Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA)

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