SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub California, a wholly owned subsidiary of HUB International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, risk advisory and employee benefits firm, announced today that John Martin Ryan has joined HUB California as the Employee Benefits Market Leader for Northern California, responsible for managing and overseeing all Northern California employee benefit producers, identifying and recruiting new high-caliber employee benefits producers, leading client servicing teams with assistance from client service directors, assist in identifying regional specialists in wellness, communications, support and underwriting and data analysis as well as act as an executive sponsor for key clients. Ryan has spent virtually all of his adult life involved in the effective strategic design, delivery and implementation of customized employee benefits plans and solutions for middle and large market clients in the Greater Bay Area. Ryan will be based in the HUB San Francisco office located at 580 California St., Suite 1300, San Francisco, California 94104 and fully expects to frequent all of the Bay Area offices that offer employee benefits consulting solutions including Concord, San Ramon and Sunnyvale.
Most recently, Ryan served as Senior Director, employee benefits consulting for NFP, a national employee benefits and risk management consultancy based in San Francisco, CA, where he was responsible for the design and service of employee benefit plans, HR programs, retirement plans and business insurance for employer groups of ten to twenty thousand employees. Prior to joining NFP, Ryan owned his own benefits consulting firm, Bay Benefits, giving him the perspective of a business owner and entrepreneur while logging almost twenty-five years in the insurance industry.
Shannon Taylor, President of Western Regional Employee Benefits for HUB International, stated, "HUB California is dedicated to building a team of experts with local market specialization and industry experience in Northern California. John Ryan's expertise in management, recruiting, compliance, HR permutations and employee benefits plan design will provide our clients with much needed consultative resources in this area, and will support our employee benefits mission with value added solutions and innovative products that are specific to this market. John is the right guy for this very large job; he is a leader, a visionary and a pragmatist. I look forward to working with him for years to come."
Ryan holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. He has served as Legislative Chair – NorCal for the National Association of Health Underwriters as well as numerous HR and employee benefit advisory groups. In his private time, Ryan says of his non-work life "I'm blessed with a great wife and three active young adult children. I also cycle in the Oakland hills, play golf with my buddies, try to stay fit in the gym and explore Northern California wines."
Ryan says of his recent transition "I choose HUB so that I can align with a talented hard working team who thinks big, enjoys winning and values excellence."
About Hub International Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services from offices located throughout North America. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.
CONTACT: Shannon Taylor HUB California Western Regional President 1-858-373-6911 [email protected]