TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo-based Hylant, one of the nation's largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, announced today the promotion of Robert Crisan to the Hylant corporate employee benefits team as senior vice president, health care reform and strategic growth. Hylant executive vice president Lisa Hawker made the announcement.
In his expanded corporate role, Crisan will be an expert resource and provide thought leadership on Health Care Reform issues, and assist local offices in concept development, renewal strategy planning, RFP responses and CE mentoring relating to employee benefits. He will also serve on the Employee Benefits Executive Committee, where he will help develop strategic alignment and direction for the company's growing employee benefits operations.
"Robert is an outstanding leader and a highly respected industry veteran," said Hawker. "His experience and expertise are exceptional and his insights into today's quickly-evolving insurance landscape strengthens Hylant's competitive position both in the field and at home."
Prior to his promotion, Crisan served as the senior vice president of employee benefits for the Michigan and Illinois region. He has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and is a frequent public speaker on topics such as consumerism, wellness, employee education and benefit legislation. He earned his bachelor's degree in marketing from Grand Valley State University.
Hylant, a four consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012), was founded in 1935 and is a full-service insurance brokerage with 14 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Florida. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), 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 contact Tammy Cameron at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit hylant.com.