Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014
Alliant Insurance Services (http://www.alliant.com), the nation’s largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that Senior Vice Presidents Craig Graham and Donald Martin have received the designation of Power Broker by Risk & Insurance. Graham and Martin were honored for their creativity in solving risk-related problems, depth of industry knowledge, and high level of client service. Graham was honored in the construction category, while Martin was recognized for excellence in healthcare.
“Alliant’s producers are highly regarded for their ability to go beyond insurance brokerage and serve as client advocates,” said Tom Corbett, Chairman and CEO of Alliant. “Craig and Don received this prestigious honor for developing an extensive understanding of their clients’ industries, the business climate, and the risk environment. This approach enabled them to discover new and innovative solutions to both protect their clients and reduce insurance costs in a competitive market.”
Graham, Senior Vice President with Alliant Construction Services Group, was honored for his work in securing an “unheard-of deal” for a contractor that is building a tunnel and constructing several high-rise buildings at a New York rail yard. Graham used creative solutions to structure a program that maximized coverage for both projects, while keeping costs at a minimum.
Martin, Senior Vice President with Alliant Healthcare Solutions, the firm’s national healthcare practice, was recognized for delivering dramatic savings to a large specialty children’s hospital in the first year of the contract. His exhaustive program review uncovered numerous opportunities to improve the program, reducing costs by 19 percent.
The Risk & Insurance Power Broker Awards are an annual selection of the most effective and influential commercial insurance brokers. The Power Broker designation is based on nominations by brokers and risk managers, and is judged based on the quality of the application and on references by risk managers in each industry sector. Hundreds of risk managers and risk executives are interviewed in the process of identifying and soliciting, evaluating, and judging the nominees.
About Alliant Insurance Services
Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States and has a history dating back to 1925. Alliant provides property and casualty, workers’ compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to some 26,000 clients nationwide, including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups. More information is available on the company’s website at: http://www.alliant.com.