Heffernan Insurance Brokers News

Heffernan in California Names Kamm to Board

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Heffernan Insurance Brokers has named Barbara Kamm to its board of directors. Kamm is the former president and CEO of Technology Credit Union. Kamm has also served on the boards of Technology Credit Union, Tech Capital LLC, …

Heffernan in California Names Taylor Assistant Vice President

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Heffernan Insurance Brokers has named James Taylor assistant vice president in Heffernan’s benefits advisory services department. Taylor joined Heffernan in 2014 as an account executive after having worked at Liberty Mutual Insurance and ADP. Heffernan has offices …

Chipotle Serves Up Lessons for Restaurant Brokers and Their Insureds

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one-in-six Americans gets sick every year from contaminated food or beverages. Those in the restaurant industry cannot ignore the risks. The recent chain of events that roiled Chipotle Mexican Grill …

Heffernan Names Northington Assistant Vice President in Southern California

Heffernan Insurance Brokers has named Paula Northington assistant vice president of employee benefits in its Orange County, Calif. office. Northington began her career in the financial services industry with Private Ledger Financial Services. She moved into a leadership role at …

Heffernan in California Names Dewey Vice President

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Heffernan Insurance Brokers has named Christopher Dewey vice president. Dewey joined Heffernan in 2008 in the small business division, and was promoted to Heffernan’s large commercial division in 2009. Heffernan has California offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, …

Heffernan Insurance Brokers Promotes Maggard to VP in St. Louis

Heffernan Insurance Brokers has promoted Tiffany Maggard  to vice president. She is based in St. Louis, Mo. Maggard first joined Heffernan’s St. Louis team in 2008 as a sales associate. She perfected her knowledge of coverages like auto, property, professional liability, workers’ …

Heffernan Executive Named Chair of California Trucking Association Chapter

Owen Oakley, vice president at Heffernan Insurance Brokers, has been named chairman for the San Francisco chapter of the California Trucking Association. Owen previously served as a steering and planning committee representative for the association. His new duties include overseeing membership growth …

Heffernan Names Mason Assistant Vice President in California

Heffernan Insurance Brokers has named Christopher Mason as assistant vice president of employee benefits in its San Francisco, Calif. office. Mason previously has worked with employee benefit brokers and human resource managers. He has experience in group insurance products in …

Heffernan Executive Named California Trucking Association Chair

Tanner Fornesi, assistant vice president at Heffernan Insurance Brokers, has been named vice chairman for the Sacramento chapter of the California Trucking Association. Fornesi’s new duties will include attending monthly steering and planning committee meetings to make budgeting decisions for …

Heffernan in California Names Markuson Assistant Vice President

Heffernan Insurance Brokers has named Jordan Markuson assistant vice president. Markuson’s focus will be on expanding the firm’s presence in the staffing firm market. Markuson early on in his career worked with Assurance Agency, outside of Chicago, Ill. He then started …