FORT WORTH, Texas, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Higginbotham has hired two insurance brokers at its office in McAllen, Texas. The firm named John Garcia an associate of employee benefits and Jordan Lewis an associate of business insurance. They join the office's four existing brokers and support staff to expand the group's capacity to provide Higginbotham's single source solution for insurance and financial services to local businesses.
Higginbotham is ranked by revenue as the largest independent insurance broker based in Texas. It operates 27 offices in Texas and Oklahoma that provide a broad range of insurance, risk management and benefit plan administration services to employers and individuals.
Managing Director Ben Smith said, "Customers can come to Higginbotham not just for insurance coverage, but also for support in loss prevention and human resources without additional costs. Bringing in John for employee benefits and Jordan for commercial insurance gives us more opportunities to offer our complete service lineup though our local office. Their added talent will help us keep growing in McAllen."
Garcia was most recently an agent at New York Life managing life insurance and annuities accounts. He graduated from the University of Texas—Pan American/University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Lewis came to Higginbotham from United Airlines where he was the general manager for operations and airport terminal services. He attended Texas Tech University and the University of Texas—Pan American/University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Higginbotham is a single source for insurance and financial services that brokers business insurance, employee benefits, retirement plans, executive benefits, life insurance and home/auto insurance from more than 250 regional and national carriers. It supplements coverage with in-house risk management and benefit plan administration services. The firm was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, with 26 additional offices statewide serving domestic and international customers. Higginbotham ranks by revenue as the nation's 31st largest independent insurance brokerage firm, making it the largest Texas-based broker (Business Insurance, July 2016). Visit www.higginbotham.net for more information.
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