PHILADELPHIA, July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, has announced two new hires in its Philadelphia office, expanding expertise in its property and casualty insurance business.
Martin Hershy, Account Executive, develops and delivers strategic product and service solutions for clients. A graduate of Temple University's Fox School of Business, Hershy has a bachelor's degree in business administration and more than seven years of experience in risk management and insurance, working previously for Marsh, Conner Strong & Buckelew, and Temple University. He is a current member of the Philadelphia Greater Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network.
Michael Welz, Business Development Consultant, is responsible for business development and strategic client relationship management. Welz brings eight years of investor relations experience to his role, having previously worked for Verdis Investment Management and SEI Advisor Network, where he held multiple positions. He graduated from La Salle University with a bachelor's degree in business administration and holds Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses.
"Lockton Philadelphia has experienced tremendous organic growth in the past three years because we attract and hire the best and brightest Associates in the industry," said Chris Keith, President of Lockton's Philadelphia office. "Martin and Mike are prime examples, who represent a significant enhancement to our property and casualty capabilities and servicing of clients. We are excited to have them on board."
Lockton's' Philadelphia office is located at 751 Arbor Way, Suite 250, Blue Bell, PA 19422. The office number is (215)583-9200.
More than 5,600 professionals at Lockton provide 48,000 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 10th largest overall. For six 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.