Connecting People With Possibilities!


Why We Get Results

In the year 2005, Clint Kenner started The Kenner Group, working as an outsourced recruiting partner for a national TPA. For almost 20 years, The Kenner Group built a reputation for service excellence in the property & casualty and healthcare insurance industry providing expertise in the workers’ compensation and pharmacy benefits spaces. In 2020, The Kenner Group became The Blair Kenner Group (BKG) with the addition of Managing Partner, Doug Blair. Their combined experience offers over 75 years of operations, property & casualty and healthcare insurance, talent acquisition knowledge, specializing in executive level placement. BKG creates customized hiring solutions for clients of all sizes and helps people reach their full potential through a proprietary methodology that matches talent with opportunity. We exist to place outstanding individuals with exceptional companies for mutual long-term benefit. Our guarantee? BKG provides a 12-month replacement guarantee for candidates that leave in the first year. Additionally, BKG places a portion of the recruitment fee ‘at risk’ to be collected on the candidate’s first anniversary.
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Meet Our Team


Managing Partner

Clint joined Crawford and Company right out of college with a double major in Finance and Economics from Colorado State University. He successfully navigated all levels of the organization from adjuster to Senior Vice President. At various times he was responsible for the operations in all 50 states. After Crawford, Clint was a Senior Vice President with GAB Robins until he started The Kenner Group in 2005. In 2020 he joined forces with Doug Blair to create BKG, LLC.

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(M) (847) 922-5303


Managing Partner

Doug joined The Kenner Group in 2020 to create The Blair Kenner Group, LLC. He has over 25 years of industry expertise and leadership experience with third-party administrators, IME companies and technology firms. Prior to BKG, Doug created a technology solution that allows insurance carriers and TPAs to more efficiently engage with smaller service providers in the IME space. Doug has a BA in Marketing and an MBA from Seattle Pacific University.

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(M) (317) 201-0830


Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Kristin joined BKG in 2021. She is a poised and proven talent acquisition professional with over 17 years of executive recruiting and Human Resources experience. She specializes in executive placement with managed care organizations (MCOs), pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), workers’ compensation plans, specialty programs, third-party administrators (TPAs), resellers and government-sponsored plans. Kristin has a BA from Colorado State University, Pueblo.

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(M) (720) 480-7755


Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Paula joined BKG in 2021 and is located in Los Angeles, CA. A strategic thinker and natural problem solver, she brings over 25 years of leadership know-how to the talent acquisition process, drawing on her experiences with leading health care management companies. Prior to BKG, Paula served in an executive leadership role with a recognized case management company. Paula specializes in C-level, account management, sales and business development placements with government agencies, healthcare providers/networks and companies that offer comprehensive case management services.

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(M) (951) 897-0051


Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

With over 15 years of workers’ compensation and healthcare cost containment leadership experience, Ryan brings a passion for patient care and client satisfaction. He specializes in creating unique staffing solutions for healthcare providers and health networks, specifically hospital administration and nursing. Prior to joining BKG in 2021, Ryan served in an executive sales and account management role, growing mutually beneficial relationships at the C-suite level, with a leading healthcare organization.

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(M) (734) 660-3463


Sr. Talent Acquisition & HR Executive

Kimberly brings over 15 years of talent acquisition and human resources experience to BKG, serving a wide variety of industries including healthcare, plastic surgery providers, workers’ compensation cost-control companies, IT, financial services and non-profit organizations. She specializes in placing physicians, ancillary providers, C-suite and IT professionals. Kimberly received her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University and received her master’s degree of Science in Human Resources from Pepperdine University.

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(M) (714) 585-1984


Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Tom has 30 years of executive management experience in the automotive, finance, and insurance industries. His focus since 2003 has centered on insurance support services as a cost containment solution. Tom held high-profile positions in the insurance industry and has developed lasting relationships with decision-makers throughout the country. He specializes in providing strategic placements for executive and C-suite sales leadership in the IME, MSP, and DME spaces and senior risk management professionals for national and regional organizations.

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(M) (727) 439-0939

David Ansari Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant - Information Technology Practice Leader

David Ansari
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant, Information Technology Practice Leader

A highly qualified and experienced software leader with deep-rooted skills in software development, Implementation and management, David has over 15 years of entrepreneurial leadership and corporate executive management experience in the healthcare and insurance IT space. He specializes in placing C-suite, business development, account management and technical roles involving digital transformation, AI/machine learning, cybersecurity and data science. Over the years, David has partnered with a variety of firms in the claims cost-containment space, overseeing technology development and implementation, IT recruiting and project management.

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(M) (646) 836-9345

Jennifer Higdon Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant - Information Technology Practice Leader

Jennifer Higdon
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Jennifer is located in the Boise, ID area and has over 20 years of property & casualty insurance leadership experience which includes C-suite and corporate consulting. Her areas of expertise include executive leadership, sales strategy and execution, excellence in relationship management, product management, brand development and strategic marketing design and professional agility. Jennifer specializes in C-suite, sales and account management, and operations in the workers’ compensation cost-containment space.

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(M) (916) 284-7797

We Connect People With Possibilities! Would You Like To Know How?

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Account Management

Account management is often overlooked as a source of new revenue. We specialize in finding talent in the post-sales role to nurture and grow client relationships.

Business Development

Business Development is one of our core competencies. We help companies find the idea-generators that define and drive initiatives and activities that help make a business better.


About one-third of our business is placing C-level executives. C-level, also called the C-suite, is an adjective used to describe high-ranking executive titles within an organization.

Information Technology

Our knowledge of P&C and Healthcare IT is extensive and varied. We place IT specialists with the right experience and temperaments to complement client objectives and culture.

Sales & Marketing 

BKG has an excellent reputation placing sales and marketing professionals with proven records of generating revenue.


BKG’s staffing service allows a client to focus on the growth of their business, take on additional short term projects without adding to long term headcount while having the ability to downsize staff and overhead when the projects are finished.

Healthcare Professionals

From nurses to physicians, hospital administrators to hospital services, BKG has expertise and experience keeping our healthcare clients fully staffed and competitive

Insurance Underwriting

BKG works with carriers of all sizes and understands the insurance underwriting role and process. We can help you find the right talent to match your technical requirements and culture.