Heffernan Insurance Brokers Launches Bi-lingual, En Espanol Facebook Page

Oct 19, 2010, 11:35 ET from Heffernan Insurance Brokers

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has created a social media link to Latino insurance customers: the Heffernan Insurance Brokers – En Espanol Facebook page.  Leticia Trevino, a commercial lines manager and vice president in Heffernan's Walnut Creek office, is leading a team of 15 brokers who are reaching out to provide commercial and personal insurance policies to Latinos in California.  The bi-lingual Facebook page, http://on.fb.me/bypzX1, is a new effort to share the firm's commitment to the cultural and business needs of Latinos.

Topics that have been addressed on the Heffernan Insurance Brokers – En Espanol Facebook page include:

  • The rescued Chilean mine workers' lost wages, due to non-existent insurance coverage for the mine owner, San Esteban
  • A Workplace Wellness presentation offered in Spanish to 100 Gibson Overseas, Inc. employees
  • A celebration of the 2010 Mexican American Opportunity Foundation Gala in Los Angeles

"Heffernan is committed to communicating in Spanish via social media to our client base," said Trevino.  "We are investing in this and many other outreach tools to educate Latino business owners about important insurance-related issues."

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers 

Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States.  Heffernan provides comprehensive insurance and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals.  Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Heffernan has additional offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, and Orange, California; Portland, Oregon; and Chesterfield, Missouri.

Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine.  The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $2.5 million to local charities.  Each of the firm's 410 employees is granted four paid days off per year to volunteer their time at a local nonprofit.  The Heffernan Group provides a Workplace Wellness program for all employees and many participate in active volunteering events such as the Avon Breast Cancer Walk.

For more information, please visit heffgroup.com or call 800.829.9996. License # 0564249.


Ann Basco

Director of Corporate Communications

Heffernan Insurance Brokers

181 Third Street #200

San Rafael, CA 94901

415.482.7921 X100


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