FirstWest Benefit Solutions and Entillect Strategies LLC have merged.

The two Utah-based companies offer employee benefits and human resource consulting services for businesses and organizations throughout Utah.

Financial terms were not disclosed. Kathy Benson, formerly managing member of Entillect, will join FirstWest as a vice president and consultant. Kirk Benson will be a part of the consulting group.

With the merger, FirstWest represents more than 350 employer groups and provides service for more than 20,000 employees. It has offices in Orem and Salt Lake City.