Heffernan Insurance Brokers Petaluma branch hires Jeff Prout

Dec 11, 2013, 17:07 ET from Heffernan Insurance Brokers

PETALUMA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently hired Jeff Prout to join its North Bay office as Assistant Vice President.

Prout's background includes consulting, sales and marketing in the insurance and banking industries along with property and business ownership and management.  Building on his experience in property and casualty production and account management, Prout will focus on new business development for all Commercial Lines for Heffernan. 

Elizabeth Bishop, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager, remarked, "I'm excited to have Jeff join our North Bay team.  His experience, enthusiasm and work ethic will fit in well with the company."

Prout earned a degree in Business Finance from California State University, Chico, and served for five years in the United States Air Force.

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 insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.

Employee-owned, 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, donating more than 16% of profits to charity in 2012.

For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.                                                                               

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