SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Owen Oakley, Vice President at Heffernan Insurance Brokers, has been named Chairman for the San Francisco chapter of the California Trucking Association. Owen previously served as a Steering & Planning Committee representative for the association.
His new duties will include overseeing membership growth and the overall success of the San Francisco Bay Area Unit while also maintaining financial resources to offer members continuing education and grow new initiatives.
"Our industry is changing at an alarming pace," said Oakley. "With technological and governmental changes, it's what we do right now as a team within our industry that will have ripple effects down the road. I'm excited for the challenge to grow our membership to create a bigger voice in Sacramento and assist those who are so important to our economy."
Owen currently serves as the Transportation Practice Leader at Heffernan Insurance Brokers and brings to the association his expertise in commercial transportation and trucking.
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; Long Island 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 10 percent of profits to charity in 2013.
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SOURCE Heffernan Insurance Brokers