Heffernan Insurance Brokers Walnut Creek branch hires Jani De La Rosa as Director of Employee Benefits

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently hired Jani De La Rosa as Director of Employee Benefits and Senior Vice President.  She will be responsible for managing benefit program designs, benefit strategies and business development.  De La Rosa will also serve as a sales leader for the company's headquarter office's employee benefits staff. 

De La Rosa brings over 29 years of industry experience to Heffernan.  She started in the insurance industry as an administrative assistant at the age of 19, eventually working her way up to running a benefits practice with over 45 employees and $10 million in revenue.  She worked at Heffernan for 18 years before leaving the company two years ago to pursue a management opportunity, ultimately deciding to return to Heffernan.

Brian Dantzig, Managing Senior Vice President for Heffernan, stated, "It is with great excitement that I welcome Jani back to the HIB family.  With her return she will be managing her own book of business, as well as identifying new employee benefit producers that would be a good fit within our firm.  Our focus is to continue to find and invest in quality talent in order to grow the employee benefits division of the Walnut Creek branch."

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.

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