NFP Grows its Business Management Platform with the Addition of Philpott Meeks, LP, a Los Angeles-based Business Management Firm

Philpott Meeks will be integrated into Ground Control Business Management, an NFP company, and enhance NFP’s accounting services and estate and tax planning capabilities for entertainment industry professionals and other high net worth individuals

March 15, 2023


LOS ANGELES – March 15, 2023 – NFP, a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager and retirement advisor, today announced Philpott Meeks, LP, a business management consulting firm located in Los Angeles, California, will become part of NFP’s recently rebranded Ground Control Business Management (Ground Control), the Los Angeles-based firm serving high net worth individuals, entertainment industry executives, entertainers and professional athletes, among others. Philpott Meeks joined NFP in February.

Agency principals Martin Meeks and Aaron Philpott will join NFP and work with leaders across the company, including Chris Bucci, CEO of Ground Control, to complement NFP's individually focused businesses serving the dynamic needs of high net worth clients.

"We’re thrilled to welcome Aaron, Martin and the Philpott Meeks team to NFP and Ground Control,” said Bucci. “We understand the increasingly complex challenges our clients face and adding Philpott Meeks brings complementary expertise that will enhance Ground Control’s value proposition and advance our ability to address and serve the holistic needs of our clients.”

Representing some of the most talented and successful people in the world, Philpott Meeks is a business management and consulting firm that works with Hollywood studio executives, film and television producers, directors, writers, entertainers, business executives and high net worth individuals. The firm helps its clients manage the complex aspects of their financial lives, including budgeting, accounting services, bill pay and tax preparation, while overseeing and coordinating estate planning, wealth management and insurance services.

“We are truly excited to join the NFP family and begin working with Chris and the entire Ground Control team,” said Meeks and Philpott in a joint statement. “NFP shares our passion for putting client needs first and offers vast expertise and expanded resources that will support our focus on providing comprehensive services and value to our clients.”

About NFP

NFP is a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement plan advisor that provides solutions enabling client success through the expertise of over 7,000 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions. NFP is the 9th best place to work for large employers in insurance, 7th largest privately owned broker, 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue and 13th largest broker of US business (all rankings according to Business Insurance).