CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton Companies' Charlotte office is celebrating its five-year anniversary with plans to expand and a series of community service projects.
Lockton opened its Charlotte operation in February 2011 with just three Associates focused on risk management and property-casualty insurance. In just five years, it has expanded to a team of more than 60 Associates serving more than 100 clients in risk management, insurance, employee benefits, and retirement services.
Lockton expects that it will continue to expand in Charlotte with about 20 new Associates added during the next three years. Four positions are currently available on the team, and two others have been hired already this year.
"The growth of our Charlotte operation has exceeded our expectations," said Doug Hutcherson, President of Lockton's operations in the Southeast US. "We are honored that so many local firms have entrusted their business with us, and we have been impressed with talented Associates who have joined our team. We are not done growing in Charlotte."
More than 100 Charlotte-area companies have partnered with Lockton to gain their assistance in key areas such as property/casualty risk management, employee benefit consulting, and retirement plan services.
Paul Bruno, Executive Vice President from the Lockton Charlotte operation said, "We have just three stakeholders in our business: our clients, Associates, and communities. We are excited to commemorate our five-year milestone with a week dedicated to community service."
Partnering with Community Matters, Crisis Assistance Ministry and the Ronald McDonald House, Lockton Associates will log more than 100 service hours during the week of March 21st.
Editor's note: You can see Lockton teams at work at Crisis Assistance Ministry, 500A Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC from 9 – 11 am on Tuesday, March 22nd, and 11 am – 1 pm on Wednesday, March 23rd and in their office at 4725 Piedmont Row Drive, Suite 510, Charlotte, NC throughout the week of March 21st preparing items for use with families at the Ronald McDonald House in Charlotte.
More than 5,600 professionals at Lockton provide 48,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 10th largest overall. For seven consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.
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