Best-Fit Benefits Programs for Your Business, Employees, and Bottom-Line


Group Benefits Partners

Group Benefits Partners is an independent insurance agency serving businesses in the Chicagoland / Northwest Indiana area. We offer full-service, high quality, affordable and comprehensive group insurance that increases employee satisfaction and improves your bottom line.

With 20+ years in the industry, our team of dedicated insurance specialists works hand-in-hand with clients to provide strategic, best-fit solutions for your business. Our success story is based on the model that we don’t just sell products, but we are vested in your success as a business.

We implement programs that minimize cost, provide competitive benefits, include diverse options, and maximize return by attracting and retaining quality employees to preserve the future of the organization.

The GBP team is comprised of specialists that are experts in all aspects of insurance benefits, financial planning, retirement services, business insurance, payroll services, hr admin outsourcing, and accounting services.

How can Group Benefits
Partners help you?

Reduce Stress

We offload work from your benefits administration to reduce the stress of this ever-changing, complicated and confusing industry.


We ensure employees understand their benefit options because good health is essential to life and business.


We keep you informed about the price of consumer driven healthcare, risks, trends, legislative changes, and compliance.


We guarantee no hidden fees, expert guidance, and superior customer-focused service. GBP is here for you and your business.

Meet Leen Hillas

Founder and Principal Benefits Consultant


Meet Leen Ghandour

President and Founder of Group Benefits Partners

Reliable, trustworthy, knowledgeable and resourceful are adjectives clients use to describe Leen Ghandour, President and Founder of Group Benefits Partners. From billing clerk to medical underwriter, then supervisor, Leen moved to a career in sales and then management. 30+ years in the insurance industry provided a strong foundation to build her own successful firm and know how to do it differently for the benefit of clients.

Leen’s high level of integrity, strong customer relations and vested interest in her clients’ success establishes the values that drive superior service focused on the best-interest of the client. As a sharp mathematician focused on the numbers, a creative thinker who discovers unique solutions and a relentless researcher who finds answers, it’s not a surprise that Group Benefits Partners is thriving in an industry of constant product, legislative and pricing changes.

Our Services

When we partner together, we work with a consultative approach vested in the best outcome for the interest of your business, not ours. We focus on finding high quality programs that offer you and your employees a competitive package with opportunities to save money, meet diversified needs and improve your current line of service. As expert insurance specialists, we are a full-service firm offering:

Medical Insurance

Student Coverage

Dental Insurance

International Medical

Vision Benefits

Short Term Medical

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Pre Paid Legal Services

Our Carrier Partners

Not All Inclusive and Subject to Change

Humana logo.
Assurant logo.
Aetna logo.
United Healthcare logo.
Cigna logo.
Nippon Life Benefits logo.
Guardian logo.
Trustmark Companies logo.
International Medical Group logo.
Dental Plans logo.
Delta Dental logo.
Blue Cross Blue Shield logo.

What a few of our clients say

Contact Us

Contact us at:, 708-531-1756,
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