Why work with SourceBenefits?
The world of benefits and insurance is constantly changing. 

SourceBenefits has stayed on top of change and has met the needs of our clients for over 30 years.  We work with individuals, companies and brokers.  We provide solutions for our clients with value, innovation and discounts.  With consumer driven health care and "health care reform" the need for our services has become even more important.  Not an insurance product, the "freshbenies" card saves time, money and frustration in the new world of "healthcare reform".


John McAlister     



SourceBenefits was started in 1986 by John McAlister in Columbus, Ohio.  With over 35 years of experience in working with individuals, merchants and business owners, benefits brokers, TPA's and insurance agents, he brings knowledge, integrity and solutions to the problem of dealing with the financial realities of today in a systematic, integrated way.


John has a BS from Murray State University where he majored in Business and minored in History, Education and Military Science. He has been a stock broker and career agent with two leading insurance companies, employee benefits broker and VP of a national insurance marketing organization (IMO).  He has been active in the Columbus Chapter of National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and has served on the Board of the Columbus Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU).  

John experienced first hand the value of discount benefits.  Before her death in 2014, John and his wife dealt with medical bills and expensive prescription drugs.  One drug which cost over $900 was discounted $435 by using his card.

John's hobbies include bicycling, hiking and political philosophy.  During the 2000 election he was the Libertarian Party Candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio.  He also served on City Council (2001-2011) in the Columbus suburb of