ORANGE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has hired Brett Lantz to join its Orange, California office. As Assistant Vice President, Lantz will be responsible for producing new business in Southern California.
Lantz joins Heffernan after a 16-month stint at Wood, Gutman and Bogart. Prior to that, Lantz worked as a Sales Associate for Bak-Co Ventures Inc. in Bakersfield, CA and as a real estate broker at Marcus & Millichap in Roseville. Lantz graduated in 2003 from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, where he played for four years on the Varsity basketball team.
"We are thrilled to welcome Brett on board as a member of our team, and look forward to watching him grow our presence in Southern California," said Ed Nokes, Senior Vice President for Heffernan's Orange branch.
Heffernan Insurance Brokers offers a full line of property, liability, group medical insurance, personal insurance and financial services. The company provides insurance products and services to individuals, as well as to a diverse group of companies within a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, wine, property owners, nonprofits, and technology. The Orange office specializes in nonprofits and religious organizations.
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, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Orange, Calif.; Portland, Ore; and Chesterfield, Mo.
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 420 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 and Best Buddies Hearst Castle Challenge bike ride.
For more information, please visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
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