MCALLEN, Texas, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Higginbotham, one of the largest independent insurance firms in the U.S. based in Texas with more than 20 locations statewide, hired Jonathan Sakulenzki as employee benefits producer at its office in McAllen, Texas. Sakulenzki joins the office's two commercial property/casualty insurance producers to provide clients with group health and welfare plans, previously available through collaboration with Higginbotham's other regional offices. The addition of Sakulenzki makes these employee benefit resources local.
"What sets Higginbotham apart is our single source solution for all things insurance," said Ben Smith, managing director of Higginbotham in McAllen. "Companies choose Higginbotham because we have the size and capacity to provide not just coverage, but also support for risk managers and HR professionals. Having locally-based representatives like Jonathan improves access to our full range of services and maintains the personal relationships we have with clients in McAllen."
Sakulenzki was most recently a registered representative at New York Life Insurance Company. He got his start as a Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) analyst after earning a degree in business administration from Texas A&M University in 2013.
He is a member of the Rotary South Club of McAllen and Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Higginbotham is a single source for insurance, risk management and financial services that provides access to commercial and personal property/casualty coverage, employee benefits, retirement plans, life insurance and executive compensation through more than 250 regional and national carriers. The firm was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, with more than 20 additional offices in the state. Higginbotham ranks as the nation's 32nd largest independent insurance brokerage firm based on revenue (Business Insurance, July 2015). Visit www.higginbotham.net for more information.