KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Respected insurance industry professional Robert Aschentrop has joined Lockton Companies as Vice President in its Kansas City, Mo. office. With Aschentrop's extensive knowledge and experience in risk management and employee benefits, he will help to further bolster Lockton's growth and be a tremendous resource for clients. Lockton is the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker.
"We are continuously looking to add the best talent and we undoubtedly got that with the addition of Robert," said Joe Agnello, President of Lockton Kansas City. "We are always working to make our clients' businesses better and they will certainly benefit from Robert's vast expertise and background."
Aschentrop comes to Lockton with more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry with proficiency in financial analysis, auditing and budgeting. His other areas of expertise include employee benefits, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, retirement planning and consulting.
Before joining Lockton, Aschentrop served as a Consultant for CBIZ, providing clients with resources and solutions for their businesses, specifically in benefits, management liability insurance and risk advisory services. Prior to that, he was a Senior Banker for UHL and Vice President for US Bank.
Aschentrop received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Computer Science and Geography from Northwest Missouri State University and a Master of Education degree in Leadership and Policy Studies from Iowa State University. He is involved in several organizations in the community including the Ronald McDonald House and Children's Therapeutic Learning Center. He is also an active alumnus of the Kansas City Centurions Leadership Program.
Aschentrop will work in Lockton's Kansas City office at 444 West 47th Street, Suite 900, Kansas City, Missouri 64112.
More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall. For seven consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.