FBS provides power in numbers with 8 employee benefit cooperatives in the State of Texas. A larger risk pool results in more competitive premiums and provides more stability with longer rate guarantees. Our cooperatives are governed by a committee of member groups that will oversee the proposal process for the benefit cooperative as a whole. By signing a Cooperative’s Interlocal Agreement, new clients can join without the hassle of the RFP process.
The Region 11 Benefits Cooperative was formed in 2011. The purpose of the Region 11 Benefits Coooperative is to provide the employees of member school entities access to the best insurance coverages at a price that maintains affordability.
ESC Region 20
Educational Service Center, Region 20 Cooperative (ESC20 COOP) provides employee benefits and benefit administration in the Region 20 (San Antonio, TX) and Region 13 (Austin, TX) areas.
In 2004, it started with an idea from the Executive Director of Region 17, Dr. Kyle Wargo. The philosophy behind the Region 17 Employee Benefits Cooperative was to create a comprehensive benefits package with affordable rates that could be offered to the smaller school districts within Region 17.
The East Texas Employee Benefits Cooperative (ETXEBC) provides districts and charter schools of any size the opportunity to have quality benefits with significant savings for their employees.
FBS is the named consultant for several large purchasing cooperatives. The purchasing cooperatives have an in depth vetting process which is required of all vendors this gives you the confidence that our services have been vetted extensively. This also means that as a member of one these purchasing cooperatives you can obtain our full array of services without issuing your own RFP.