SANTA ANA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently hired Lawrence Thomas to join its Orange County branch as Assistant Vice President. Thomas will focus on building the nonprofit, entertainment and fashion apparel manufacturing niches for Heffernan in Southern California.
Thomas joins Heffernan with a background in business consulting. He spent over seven years working in major market development throughout southern California, including direct sales for a multi-national document management corporation. His duties at Heffernan will include new business development and client service.
Benjamin Stern, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager, remarked, "Lawrence's optimism, professionalism and integrity combine to enhance his natural leadership skills. He's a great asset not only to our company, but to our clients, who will benefit from his advice and account service."
Thomas is a graduate of Michigan State University.
About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.
Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $4 million to local charities, including giving over 10% of profits to charity in 2013.
For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
- Lawrence Thomas