University of Connecticut Contact:
Charles Dyson
Connecticut Main Office • (860) 429-9000

New Business Contact:
Rob Minearo  
Connecticut Main Office • (860) 429-0420
New York State Client Contact:
Keith Chambery
New York Office • (631) 804-7943

Charles Dyson
Founder and Managing Partner
Connecticut Main Office (860) 429-9000
Charles Dyson founded College Benefits Group, LLC in 1965 by designing and administering one of the first group voluntary insurance plans for a major university in the United States. His office was also the first to design and administer a cooperative group insurance plan for higher education consortia and their member institutions starting in 1975. His innovative and cooperative approach to delivering quality employee benefits to colleges, universities, associations and consortia is the cornerstone to our organization. Charles is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

Keith Chambery
Director of Sales
New York Office (631)
Keith Chambery has over twenty five years in the group employee benefits industry.  He has worked predominantly in the mid to large size case market and has extensive experience in the sales, service and marketing of fully-insured and self-insured group business. He has worked with a wide range of organizations and gained specialized experience with higher education and non-profit groups during his years with TIAA-CREF.  Keith has the ability to help connect all business parties concerned in moving forward with positive cooperative growth, particularly in the group employee benefits arena. Keith is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College in Long Island, New York.

Rob Minearo
Director of Business Development and Benefits Management
Connecticut Main Office (860) 429-0420
Rob Minearo has over twenty five years experience in transitioning and expanding businesses and organizations through proactive administrative and communications development. His consulting experiences encompass many industries, associations, non-profits, and higher education. Rob is a graduate of San Jose State University in Silicon Valley, California.

Lesley Dyson
Director of Operations
Connecticut Main Office
Lesley Dyson has over twenty years experience in development and operational management, including human resources and member benefits in the non-profit arena. Her working knowledge and experience in cooperative administrative endeavors has brought to the firm an awareness of what it takes to meet the daily needs of a member benefits and administrative platform. Lesley is a graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts where she was a Davis Scholar.

Address: 85 Dog Lane, Storrs CT 06268
Mailing Address: PO Box 522, Storrs, CT 06268
Main Phone: (800) 594-7310
Main Fax: (860) 429-9513

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Main Phone: (631) 265-1580
Main Fax: (866) 225-4500