PARK CITY, Utah, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SterlingRisk today announced that Michael Thomson has been named Vice President of Employee Benefits for the Utah division of SterlingRisk Insurance Services. SterlingRisk is ranked in the nation's top 40 independently owned insurance brokerages, with annual premiums topping $650 million.
Mr. Thomson joins SterlingRisk with over 20 years of Employee Benefits insurance experience. He comes to SterlingRisk with an impressive track-record of generating new business, having honed his sales skills by providing employee and risk management programs for small, mid-sized and large national companies. He also provides expertise in healthcare reform, an issue that will be relevant for many of SterlingRisk's current clients. Additionally, his experience with breaking into new geographical territories will be an asset for SterlingRisk, a brokerage whose double-digit growth over the last few years has lent to rapid expansion nationwide.
"We are thrilled to have Mike as part of the SterlingRisk team in Utah. His experience, technical insurance knowledge and passionate client advocacy enables SterlingRisk to continue to grow in this target geography," said Leslie Nylund, president.
Founded in 1932, parent-company SterlingRisk employs more than 190 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Utah and California. Ranked in the nation's top 40 independently owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients, and specializes in multiple areas, including property and casualty insurance, aviation, employee benefits consulting, risk management, loss control, claims management, estate planning and business succession planning. For more information, visit www.sterlingrisk.com or call 435-645-8100.