History of Employee Benefit Design, Inc.

Employee Benefit Design, Inc. is an independent insurance brokerage agency. In June of 1983, J.P. Ressetar started Employee Benefit Design (EBD) with a primary focus on group health insurance. EBD now specializes in a complete portfolio of employee benefits which include, group health, dental, life, disability, long-term care, and cancer/critical illness. EBD also helps employers implement 401(k) plans and helps individuals with their annuity needs for retirement.

About People of Employee Benefit Design, Inc.

J.P. Ressetar, CLUmedical insurance, life insurance, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, annuities, term life quote, partners, CO, denver, boulder, group benefits

Business Experience:

  • Employee Benefit Design, Inc. – Denver, Colorado
    President, June 1983 to Current
  • The Linden Company – Denver, Colorado
    Benefit Sales Manager, February 1980 to June 1983
  • Aetna Insurance Company – Denver, Colorado
    Sales Representative, February 1977 to January 1980
  • Prudential Insurance Company – Chicago, Illinois
    Sales Manager, February 1970 to February 1976

Military Experience:

  • United States Army – Schweinfurt, Germany
    First Lieutenant, April 1968 to February 1970
    Drafted, April 1967


  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, 1980
  • Murray State University, B.A. in Business, January 1967


  • Board Member and past President for Littleton Meals on Wheels
  • Secretary/Treasurer for Boy Scout Troops in the Littleton area
  • Former Board Member of the American Subcontractor Association


Karen L. Ressetar

Business Experience:

  • Employee Benefit Design, Inc. – Denver, Colorado
    Secretary/Treasurer, June 1983 to Current
  • Elementary School Teacher – Schweinfurt, Germany
    First Grade Teacher, September 1969 to June 1970
  • Elementary School Teacher – Clinton, Maryland
    First Grade Teacher, September 1964 to May 1969


  • Frostburg State University, B.S. in Education, May 1964


  • Board Member for Littleton Meals on Wheels
  • Delivery volunteer for Littleton Meals on Wheels

Employee Benefit Design, Inc. | 6860 South Yosemite Court, Suite 2000 | Centennial, CO 80112 | Phone:  303.220.8209 | Fax:  303.220.9717