Alliant News

Alliant Employee Benefits Hires Phares in Virginia

Alliant Employee Benefits has hired Beth Phares as senior vice president. The Richmond, Va.-area consultant will work with clients throughout the Eastern region to deliver strategic employee benefits solutions that address both the physical and financial health of the organization. …

Alliant Hires Corcoran and Zukus in Pennsylvania

Alliant has hired Philadelphia, Penn.-based Matt Corcoran as a vice president. In this role, he will provide integrated insurance and risk management solutions to a range of clients as Alliant continues to strengthen its presence within the life sciences space. …

Alliant Hires Former New Jersey State Senator Beck

Alliant has added former New Jersey State Senator Jennifer Beck to its regional brokerage team. As vice president, Beck will provide insurance and risk management services to organizations across the Garden State. Beck joins the firm’s Fair Haven, N.J.-based Alliant/Boynton …

Alliant Hires New Jersey-Based Blazier to Further Eastern U.S. Growth

Alliant’s ongoing growth campaign in the Eastern U.S. is continuing with the addition of Senior Vice President Devin E. Blazier. The New Jersey-based industry veteran has joined the company’s Alliant Americas division with technical expertise in professional liability, group captives, …

Alliant Americas Adds Bray as VP in Houston

Alliant has added Billy Bray as vice president within the company’s Alliant Americas division. He is based in Houston. Bray joins Alliant with a proven track record of developing targeted solutions that help clients from a broad range of industries …

Alliant Hires New York’s Kenny to Facilitate Eastern Expansion

Alliant has hired Kevin T. Kenny to its Alliant Americas division. In his new role, the New York-based executive vice president and managing director will play an integral role in expanding the middle market division’s reach throughout the Eastern United …

Alliant, USI in Running to Acquire Wells Fargo Insurance

Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has emerged as the front-runner to buy Wells Fargo & Co.’s insurance business, people familiar with the matter said. The San Francisco-based bank could announce a sale of its Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA brokerage within …

‘Poaching’ Suits Like Aon v. Alliant: Nothing Personal, Just Routine Business

An ongoing legal battle between two large national insurance brokerage firms over employee poaching is a byproduct of a hazard faced in the financial services industries where relationships and knowledge of business practices are premium assets, experts say. A jury …

Aon Gains Upper Hand in Non-Compete and Poaching Lawsuit vs. Alliant

A legal battle between two insurance brokerages over whether a former employee violated non-compete agreements and poached numerous employees is not over yet but the brokerage bringing the charges has scored key early victories. The lawsuit brought by U.K.-based Aon …

Alliant Hires Bothwell in Massachusetts to Expand Its Energy and Marine Group

Newport Beach, Calif., headquartered insurance broker Alliant has hired Robert J. Bothwell as executive vice president based in Boston, Mass. In this role, Bothwell will provide targeted risk management and insurance solutions to a global client base, expanding the reach …