As a Group Benefits brokerage, we represent our clients to the group benefits marketplace.

As your benefits broker, here’s what we’ll do for you!

As a Group Benefits brokerage, we represent our clients to the group benefits marketplace. This ensures they receive the most comprehensive employee benefits packages with maximum value. In addition, we are committed to making sure our clients are given the knowledge to make informed decisions


As a benefits broker we:

  • Shop the entire benefits marketplace to ensure you are receiving the best rates and plans available.
  • Have excellent working relationships with all group insurance companies.
  • Have no specific allegiance to any one carrier in particular.

Let us do the work! We will:

  • Continually research group benefit plans and healthcare trends.
  • Customize the benefits plan to suit your requirements.
  • Proactively service and monitor the plan.
  • Negotiate the most competitive renewal rates.

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When you’re choosing an Employee Benefits Consultant to help you design the perfect group benefits insurance plan for your company, there are certain qualifications you should expect. The team at Optimax has over 50 years of combined Benefits experience and currently work with over 150 companies providing exceptional coverage to over 1800 employees...


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Optimax creates a plan specifically for you.

Dependent Life

Your family is foremost with Optimax: Our carriers’ coverage provides family term life benefits for spouses and dependent children of employees (flat amount for spouse and child).

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Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

Life insurance benefits double in the case of accidental death. In the case of dismemberment, set amounts are established for loss of limbs, loss of sight, hearing or other abilities.

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Life Insurance

Optimax and our carriers offer you flexibility – employee term insurance benefits in a flat amount-per employee or as a multiple of their earnings.

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Certain items are important for you to know when preparing for your group benefits decision.

Learn more with our free Download "What You Should Know About Group Benefits"!

Expert advisors

The professional behind Optimax Benefits.

Earl Shindruk

Financial Advisor

Earl has over 22 years experience in the group benefits industry. As well he is an Instructor in Benefits at MacEwan University and has managed a local contracting company

Mobile: (780) 993-3822

How Earl will work with you:

  • Assist you in customizing your benefit program
  • Obtain the optimum value in the group benefit marketplace
  • Explore new benefit options, including flexible plan design and health spending accounts


Carlee Franczak

Client Relationship Manager

Carlee has over 19 years experience in group benefits and has worked with one of the three largest carriers in Canada.

Mobile: (780) 238 8867

How Carlee will work with you:

  • Install new benefit plans
  • Communicate with clients
  • Establish a regular service schedule


Don't want to toot our own horn, so lets let our clients.

Julie Jacobs, Clinic Manager
Edmonton Cardiology Consultants

It has been a pleasure to know Earl for the Past 5 years. Earl has been our group benefit broker for 6 years and we respect his input and find him to be not only knowledgeable, but very helpful. Earl has worked diligently on our behalf to keep our premiums down has been very helpful by assisting staff members with concerns. As well, Earl provides valuable information on a monthly basis via a newsletter. Earl is always pleasant, professional and well spoken. He is easily available, stays in touch and always willing to help out in any way. I would recommend Earl highly to anymore seeking a group benefit broker.