About Us

Learn what makes FBC unique and how we impact our clients

The FBC Difference

FBC is one of Arizona’s oldest and largest locally owned Insurance and Benefit Consulting Firms. Established in 1983, and licensed in over 21 states, we have grown to serve the needs of over 300 major employers both in Arizona and across the country.

We have earned our reputation as the preeminent service company by creating the highest standards for performance and ethics in the industry.

Our people are our most valuable resource, each a licensed agent, cross-trained in all aspects of our operation, and committed to helping our clients successfully manage the evolution of healthcare and the ongoing challenge of enhancing the value of compensation through employee benefits.

Our goal is to enhance the value of compensation through employee benefits. Through our consulting services, we successfully advise businesses on a quickly changing healthcare and benefits market. FBC helps other businesses reach their fullest potential. 

 

Trusted Advisor

Our team of experts is aligned behind your company's goals. We want you to succeed.

Mission-Driven

Our organization is aligned by a mutual commitment to God. We do the right things for the right reasons.

Comprehensive Solution

With hands-on, strategic solutions for employee benefits, business insurance, and HR support, FBC offers the services your business needs to thrive.

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A Word From Our Founder

“The field of insurance and benefits can be daunting. Having a trusted counsel with the knowledge and capacity to customize solutions for your business is vital to your success. FBC has over 80 years of experience to complement our reputation as the premier service agency in the state of Arizona. At the end of the day, isn’t it good to put your company’s welfare in the hands of an expert? Let us care for your problems.”

— Chris W. Durkin, RHU – REBC – CEBS – Founder, FBC Insurance, Benefits & Consulting

As Part of Patriot, We Serve +7,000 Clients Across the U.S.

In 2020, FBC joined Patriot Growth Insurance Services. As part of the Patriot powerhouse of best-in-class brokers across the US, FBC is is able to offer the best cutting-edge technology, most innovative benefits solutions, and highest level of service to our clients.

Our Purpose

We help businesses expand the value of compensation through employee benefits.

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Our Vision

To integrate personal lives committed to God into a business devoted to serving our clients.

Our Values

With God’s grace, we will:

  • Strive to lead balanced lives.
  • Keep quality our first priority.
  • Always improve ourselves and our methods.
  • Connect our daily tasks to the overall purpose of our Company.
  • Never compromise our integrity or honesty.

FBC DOES THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR
BUSINESS:

Group Benefits

FBC helps more than 300 corporate clients negotiate, establish, and manage their employee benefit plans. As one of Arizona’s leading service companies, FBC offers expert analysis on a variety of subjects, including the Affordable Care Act. Our team is committed to helping our clients enhance the value of compensation through employee benefits.

Business Insurance

Custom risk solutions for businesses of all sizes and industries. Our hands-on team are experts in safey and risk management, so we can secure business better protection at a lower cost.

HR & Compliance

Human Resources, compliance, and payroll are complex and can put extra strain on your internal team. With our dedicated experts, you receive a custom solution for your businesss, giving your employees a better experience.

Our Client Success Stories

“Working with FBC over 25 years has proven to be the best decision we ever made! The dedicated staff has always put our financial and employment interests first, which in-turn has saved us thousands of dollars over the years. We have and will continue to refer FBC to anyone in need of benefit management.”

Sandra Stevens, PHR, SPHR

Director of Human Resources, Redflex Traffic Systems

“I’ve never worked with an Insurance Broker until I came on board with Precision Toyota of Tucson.  Their never-ending dedication to our employees and our company benefit team is very much appreciated year over year.  They are always quick to respond and definitely make our Benefits program stress-free!  Thank you, FBC!”

Sue Lucero

Precision Toyota of Tucson

“We have worked with Garrett Durkin and the FBC team for over __ years. Garrett and his team have provided excellent service, always considering the best interest of our individual team members and organization. We highly recommend Garrett and FBC Insurance, Benefits, & Consulting.”

Mark Upton

Christian Family Care Agency

“FBC has been a trusted partner to Upward Projects for a long time – from big vision strategy to the small issues our team may face personally, they cut no corners and go over and above at every opportunity. They have helped us to offer best in class benefits to our teams and their families while having a thoughtful approach to our investment in the program.”

Lauren Bailey

CEO Upward Projects

“When it comes to the administration of benefits at my organization, I never feel stressed or unsupported, and that is because of the exemplary service continually provided by FBC. The team at FBC is always willing to lend their expertise or help answer complicated questions for me or my staff. Furthermore, they often feel like an extension of our team and organization because they celebrate the successes of our organization and genuinely care about what we do. The FBC team is a rare gem, and I look forward to many years of collaboration with them.”

Lorina Soza

PHR, Christian Family Care

Homewatch CareGivers has been working with Chris, Garrett, Paul, Anne, and the rest of the FBC team for over ten years, since we began offering healthcare coverage to our employees.  What impresses me most with their service is their professionalism, honesty, and responsiveness to our needs.  They have been wonderful to work with and we recommend them all who ask.

Dan Fern

Managing Partner, Homewatch CareGivers

beyond business

What we are about

We probably aren’t much different than you are… when someone needs help, it feels good to give it. So at FBC we put an emphasis on reaching out, growing beyond ourselves. We love to share some of the ways we hope we are making a difference in the lives of our employees and those they touch.

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YoungLife – Africa

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American Red Cross

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Heard Museum

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World Vision

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Feed My Starving Children

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Christian Family Care

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African Start

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A New Leaf Foundation

Meet the Team

CHRIS W. DURKIN, RHU, REBC, CEBS

CHRIS W. DURKIN, RHU, REBC, CEBS

Founder

GARRETT DURKIN, RHU, REBC, CEBS

GARRETT DURKIN, RHU, REBC, CEBS

CEO

BRETT DURKIN

BRETT DURKIN

Small Group Specialist

BRANNAN “BUCK” SKOWRONEK

BRANNAN “BUCK” SKOWRONEK

Benefit Consultant

TOMMY BUCK

TOMMY BUCK

Benefit Consultant