About
R&R Integrated Solutions

Here at R & R Integrated Solutions, our goal is to provide creative solutions to clients across the state of Florida and across the US in support of their unique corporate mission, direction, and obstacles.  

R  & R is a services organization that provides all aspects of Employee Benefits for our clients.   It is not just the “plan” but the financial protection that you as an employer want to provide for your valuable employees

We’ve worked hard to simplify the health insurance process, making it fast and easy for you to find the plan(s) that fit your business’s unique needs and budget. We represent all the major carriers and provide creative solutions utilizing voluntary benefits to reduce the financial risk of our participants!

Meet the Team

Chris Reber

Principal/Founding Partner

As the Principle/ Founding Partner of R&R Integrated Solutions, Chirs’s vision is to listen, learn, and identify ways to support employers with a customized solution. Solutions blending insurance products with available grant programs that render services to support the employer’s business needs towards long-term success.

Chris has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has also been educating clients on grant services for more than five years. As an Ohio native and now a resident of Florida for six years, he has developed three agencies between both states.

Chris is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). He has and holds many licenses in health and Life Insurance, Property and casualty insurance, Mortgage Origination, and the Investment industry. Chris has one son Jacob and a Pug named Blackjack. He enjoys traveling and anything outdoors. Chris works on his golf game, but alas, he still can’t break 80. He is also an avid Ohio sports fan “Go Buckeyes.” However, the Tampa teams have captured his fandom as well.

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Cesar Ruiz

Founding Partner

Over the past 18 years, Ruiz has focused on identifying and mastering the process needed to obtain Federal, State, and Regional grant funding to overcome industry-specific workforce challenges. With this unique format of workforce development, he has written 218 grants and assisted over 37,000 students with learning paths to support industry-specific workforce requirements.

 

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Debbie Hediger

COO/Agency Manager

Debbie recently joined R & R Integrated Solutions as our COO/Agency Manager. With many years of employee benefits experience, she provides strong strategic planning and best practices for promoting a successful client experience as well as agency management.  Prior to joining the team with McGriff Insurance Services, she has spent the last 30 years as a benefits consultant with national agencies as Account Executive, Team Leader, and VP of Operations. She has provided trusted consulting services to clients in Florida and across the US as well as mentored many Employee Benefits Account Management staff. She has specialized in employer groups of all sizes, in both fully insured and self-funded market strategies, including implementation of benefits strategies, employer and employee communications, financial analysis of claims, and cost management strategies including in-depth knowledge of ongoing compliance requirements.  

Debbie is very active in the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and is the immediate Past President of the Florida Association of Health Underwriters (FAHU) and past  President of the Tampa chapter, TBAHU. NAHU, and its State/Local chapters, is the premier trade association representing health insurance agents and brokers and continues to protect the indispensable role that professional benefit specialists play in serving our consumers.  

Debbie currently holds the Certified Healthcare Reform Specialist Designation, Single-Payer  Designation, and the Advanced Self-Funded Certifications, and has almost completed the REBC  program.  

Debbie has been married to her husband, Joe, for over 35 years. They have two amazing children,  Kirsten and Christopher, as well as two beautiful grandchildren, Kendall and Jojo. When she’s not at her son’s sporting events or visiting her grandchildren, she enjoys spending time with her third child, a.k.a. her dog, Hemi.

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Cecilia Williams

Client Engagement Specialist

 Cecilia recently joined R & R Integrated Solutions as our Client Engagement Specialist. Cecilia comes to us with over 10 years in the insurance industry.  Cecilia works with our clients on the day-to-day tasks and is dedicated to providing a successful client experience. 

Prior to joining the team with R&R, she has spent the last 10+ years as a benefits consultant with national agencies as Sr Account Manager, working with groups from 2 – 500 including both fully insured and self-funded programs. Her reputation and relationships with our clients and carrier partners are truly exemplary.

Cecilia is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU).  NAHU, and its State/Local chapters, is the premier trade association representing health insurance agents and brokers and continues to protect the indispensable role that professional benefit specialists play in serving our consumers.

Cecilia holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and is currently working to obtain her Registered Employee Benefits Consultant designation (REBC).

When Cecilia is not at work, she enjoys traveling with her husband Brian and spending time with her son Nick.  

(813) 310-4090

Jacob Reber

Technology/Eligibility Specialist

Jacob recently joined R & R Integrated Solutions as our Technology/Eligibility Specialist.   Jacob is responsible for building and maintaining our Benefits Administration Systems that we provide our clients as well as processing the eligibility, additions, and terminations of employees, including reporting to the carriers on behalf of our clients. 

Jacob is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU).  NAHU, and its State/Local chapters, is the premier trade association representing health insurance agents and brokers and continues to protect the indispensable role that professional benefit specialists play in serving our consumers.

Jacob has a Bachelors’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Marketing.  He currently holds his Life and Health Licenses (2-15), his 6/63, and 23 Securities licenses.  He is currently working on several employee benefits industry designations as well.

In his spare time, he is an avid sports fan (football, hockey, and gun sports).   Jacob is also known as a   辛党 [からとう],  “a person who loves SPICY foods”.  Jacob is not afraid to try any level of spicy foods and sauces!

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