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Our Leadership Team

Gary Knight

Gary Knight

President

Gary is in his 20th year with ProBenefits after joining the company in 1994 and working in all areas of company operations. Gary has had full management responsibility of ProBenefits after taking over for his mentor, Wes Morgan, in 2004. Gary assumed ownership in 2007. Gary is actively involved in the day-to-day activities of the company, including daily interaction with leadership and operational staff.

During his time as President, Gary has not only continued the strong ProBenefits tradition of service to clients and community, but has strengthened our efforts to make a difference in the world both locally and in the areas where our clients live and work.

Gary is a native of Halifax, Virginia and is a graduate of Wake Forest University. Gary holds several industry designations and was named a member of the "40 Leaders Under 40" by Triad Business Journal in 2012.

Julie Blink

Julie Blink

Vice President for Benefits Administration

Julie manages all services and personnel involved in ProBenefits’ plan administration for employer clients. Julie’s role includes leadership of teams of Plan Administrators and Customer Service Representatives, all of whom share the mission of providing service distinguished by a commitment to knowledge, compliance, and accessibility.

Julie is a native of Winston-Salem and a graduate of High Point University. Julie joined ProBenefits in 2008 after lengthy service in the area of benefits administration. Julie holds an industry certificate of "APA" from the National Institute of Pension Administrators.

Jason Cogdill

Jason Cogdill

General Counsel & Benefits Attorney

Jason oversees compliance and technical support for plans and services provided by ProBenefits to employer clients. Jason, along with Chris Macali (Assistant Counsel), also serves as a resource for employers and plan advisors. Jason is a well-known speaker and frequent presenter on a range of benefits compliance topics, including the Affordable Care Act and ERISA. In addition to his work at ProBenefits, Jason maintains an active independent practice and works with employers in the area of benefits compliance.

Jason is a native of Buies Creek, NC and a graduate of Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University School of Law. Prior to joining ProBenefits in 2005, Jason in private legal practice and represented employers in litigation matters involving health, life, and disability insurance as well as product liability and business disputes.