Alliant News

A.J. Gallagher Alleges Alliant’s Poaching ‘Playbook’ Has Cost It Employees, Clients

California-based insurance broker Alliant is again being sued over an alleged poaching scam, this time by rival Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Gallagher claims Alliant, with assistance and capital from its private equity partner Stone Point Capital, has engaged in …

Alliant Hires Schoenberg as Co-Leader of Its Mergers & Acquisitions Division

Alliant has hired Dan Schoenberg as co-leader of Alliant Mergers & Acquisitions. Schoenberg has experience in representations and warranties insurance, tax insurance and litigation insurance, as well as insuring other contingent risks in M&A and non-M&A-related situations. Based in New …

Alliant Hires New York’s Hessel as Senior Vice President

Alliant has hired New York’s CJ Hessel as senior vice president. In this role, Hessel will provide customized risk and insurance solutions engineered to address industry-specific risks for clients across the region. Hessel joins Alliant with a background that includes …

Expert Outlines 5 School Insurance Liability Issues to Watch

Lilian A. Vanvieldt, senior vice president, educational entities practice leader for the national insurance agency Alliant, has spent more than three decades insuring schools across the country. Her book of business spans from the small school district in Maine that …

Alliant Subsidiary, Tribal First, Acquires Canada’s AFN Insurance Brokers

Tribal First, a division of Alliant Underwriting Solutions, has acquired Ottawa, Canada-based AFN Insurance Brokerage. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition pairs AFN Insurance Brokerage, which is Canada’s First Nations’ insurance leader, with Tribal First, the …

Yamazaki Colwell Joins Alliant in Atlanta

Yumi Yamazaki Colwell has joined the Employee Benefits Group of Alliant in Atlanta as first vice president. Yamazaki Colwell has experience in the global automotive/manufacturing industry, particularly in the U.S. and Asia, and will provide a full range of benefits …

Alliant Hires Callahan as Senior Vice President in New York

Alliant has hired William Callahan as senior vice president. In this role, the New York-based insurance veteran will provide a range of insurance and risk management services to a portfolio of clients. Callahan has 30 years of insurance experience in …

Alliant Hires Hayden to Philadelphia Team as Vice President

Alliant has hired Martin Hayden, Jr. to its Philadelphia team as vice president. In this position, Hayden will provide customized risk and insurance and consulting services to his client base. Hayden is a risk and insurance professional with a focus …

New Cyber Insurance Package Protects Hedge Funds’ Trade Secrets and Fees

Hedge funds can spend years crafting a trading algorithm or a strategy to keep ahead of competitors. A Stone Point Capital-backed insurance broker is offering to help protect those trade secrets, and their fees, from a cyber attack. Alliant Insurance …

Alliant Hires Potts to Its Employee Benefits Group in Virginia

Alliant has hired Arlene Potts as vice president within its Employee Benefits Group. Potts is based in Suffolk, Va., and will work with a portfolio of clients to provide strategic employee benefits services that aim to reduce healthcare costs and …