Risk Strategies Appoints William Holden to Oversee Western Region Operations

Move builds on prior hiring to coordinate regional operations, spur growth nationally

Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

BOSTON, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has appointed William Holden, an insurance industry veteran with extensive sales and management experience, to oversee the firms Western regional operations.

Starting as an underwriter in the executive risk department of Chubb Group, Holden brings to Risk Strategies over 30 years of practical, hands-on experience in the insurance and brokerage industry. His proven track record of success in executive positions at large and mid-size brokerages includes building profitable books of business, developing new products and executing strategic plans that have established and grown lines of business.

“Risk Strategies is a dynamic company teeming with expertise and initiative,” said John Mina, president of Risk Strategies. “We see in Bill the right mix of experience in management, sales and client service that will enable him to serve as mentor, advocate and catalyst for the people, clients and business goals of our western regional operations.”

In his prior roles, Holden developed and trained sales teams to grow in specialized lines of business. He has proven himself time and again to be highly successful in balancing customer needs, corporate strategies and program execution while increasing revenues, retention and profitability for local, regional and national offices.

“Today’s market for risk management and insurance placement is changing rapidly,” noted Holden. “I see my role as harnessing my decades of experience to help Risk Strategies’ Western region operate as a nimble, seamless whole in order to better serve clients and win more high value business.”

Holden’s hiring comes as part of a larger effort by Risk Strategies to refine its national business operations as it continues to build out practice specialties throughout the country. In October of 2017, Risk Strategies brought on insurance industry veterans John Scroope and Scott Popilek to lead its Northeast and Southeastern region operations, respectively.

Risk Strategies’ western regional operations include multiple offices in California and Oregon. Holden will be based in Burlingame, California. To learn more about Risk Strategies, click here.

About Risk Strategies
Risk Strategies is a privately held, national firm with offices across the country. As a leading U.S. insurance broker, the company offers sophisticated risk management advice as well as insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, healthcare and employee benefits risks. Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. Ranked among the top 20 brokers in the country, Risk Strategies has offices in more than 60 locations nationwide including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Nashville, Los Angeles and San Francisco.


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