Hub International Northeast, a division of Hub International Limited, has promoted Steven Guthart to president of Brooklyn, New York, operations.
Prior to this new appointment, Guthart was senior vice president with the firm.
Holding nearly 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Guthart will be responsible for managing all business planning, budgeting, marketing, new business development, client services, staffing, cross-sell initiatives and senior carrier relationships for all three of Hub Northeast’s Brooklyn locations.
Hub expanded its presence in Brooklyn last October through the acquisition of Oxford Coverage, a brokerage that specializes in commercial lines services for the nursing home and assisted living industry.
Prior to joining Hub in 2005, Guthart was vice president/partner of a regional brokerage based on Long Island, New York, and has held various management positions with insurance carriers. He also was an adjunct associate professor at St. John’s University.
Hub International Northeast also promoted Patti Clement to senior vice president of the firm’s Personal Insurance division. She is based in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Prior to this new appointment, Clement was first vice president, Personal Insurance with the firm.
Clement specializes in the creation and design of insurance programs for individuals with high risk exposures and visibility, with expertise for personal insurance matters.
An employee of Hub Northeast since 1997, Clement holds nearly four decades of insurance industry experience, working closely with family office managers, high net worth individuals and their advisors on a consultative basis to assess risk exposures and develop customized insurance services.
Hub International Northeast is an insurance brokerage with approximately 700 employees working in 18 regional offices located throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
Based in Chicago, Hub International Limited is a global insurance brokerage providing property/casualty, risk management, employee benefits and life products and services across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.