TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hylant Group, one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms in the nation, has named industry veteran Scott Dillabaugh as president of its Cleveland office. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall management, direction and growth of the office.
Dillabaugh most recently served as regional chief operating officer for Hylant Group's Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Nashville offices. He joined Hylant Group in 2010 as senior vice president and employee benefits sales leader.
"Scott is a natural leader," said Mike Hylant, CEO of the Hylant Group. "His systemic world view allows him to anticipate clients' needs and ensure that they are in a position to mitigate risk and achieve their business objectives."
Dillabaugh earned his bachelor's degree in business administration at Hanover College in Hanover, Ind. Prior to joining Hylant, he was the national group benefits sales director at M&T Insurance Agency in Buffalo, N.Y. He was also a managing partner at Palmer & Cay/Wachovia Insurance and office sales leader at Marsh & McLennan in Columbus, Ohio.
"We see tremendous opportunities for growth in Cleveland," said Dillabaugh. "With more than $2 billion worth of public and private development projects planned or underway downtown, the future is now."
Founded in 1935, Hylant Group is a full-service insurance brokerage with 12 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee, and employs more than 570 employees. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, please visit www.hylant.com.
SOURCE Hylant Group