HARFORD, Conn., Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton, the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker, announces that Michael Garner has joined Lockton's employee benefit team as a vice president and producer in the Hartford operation. Mike has more than 10 years of experience as an employee health and benefits producer and consultant, working with companies to help them attract and retain employees through market-leading benefit programs.
"Mike brings a high level of passion and energy to the constantly evolving healthcare and employee benefits landscape," said Bill Husic, executive vice president in Lockton's Hartford office. "We see him as a significant contributor to Lockton's future growth, and our clients are sure to benefit from his experience. We are excited to add him to our Lockton Northeast Practice."
Mike will be responsible for generating new client relationships and will provide oversight and leadership to ensure client satisfaction and overall retention. While his primary focus will be employee benefits, he will aim to broaden his client relationships by facilitating introductions to Lockton's property & casualty and financial service practices.
Prior to joining Lockton, Mike was a principal with Ovation Benefits, (now OneDigital Health and Benefits). He has also been a sales representative at Rogers Benefit Group and at Liberty Mutual Insurance. He has a bachelor's degree in liberal arts and business from the University of Connecticut.
Lockton's' Hartford office is located at 76 Batterson Park Road, 3rd Floor, Farmington, CT 06032. The office number is 860.678.4000.
More than 6,500 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 eight consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.