Heffernan Insurance Brokers has tapped Lawrence Thomas to join its Orange County, Calif. branch as assistant vice president.
Thomas will focus on building the nonprofit, entertainment and fashion apparel manufacturing specialties for Heffernan in Southern California. His duties at Heffernan will include new business development and client service.
Thomas has a background in business consulting. He spent more than seven years working in major market development throughout southern California, including direct sales for a document management corporation.
Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has California offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, as well as in Portland, Ore., St. Louis, Mo. and New York, N.Y.