Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014
Alliant Insurance Services (http://www.alliant.com), the nation’s largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that Tom Boobar has joined the company’s Public Entity Group as Vice President. The education specialist will focus on creating integrated insurance programs for K-12 institutions throughout the United States, expanding Alliant’s presence in this growing sector. He will also serve as practice leader servicing charter schools.
Boobar joins Alliant with 22 years of experience in risk management and insurance with a targeted expertise in education. Throughout his career, he has successfully launched a joint powers authority pool and facilitated its growth to 550 member locations. He also created a national school insurance program, growing it to cover more than 500 member locations in 32 states.
“Tom is among the insurance industry’s foremost education experts,” said Daniel Howell, Managing Director, Public Entity Group. “He has extensive experience identifying underserved areas of the market and designing highly scalable insurance programs that provide an extensive layer of protection against the unique risks and exposures faced by educational institutions.”
Tom holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in environmental and occupational health from California State University, Northridge and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Pepperdine University’s George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management.
He will be based in the Newport Beach, CA, office of Alliant.
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 more than 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 web site at: http://www.alliant.com.