Toledo-based Hylant, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, announced today that Lisa Hawker has been promoted to president of employee benefits. Hylant Executive Vice President Mark Miller made the announcement.
In her expanded role, Hawker will continue her responsibilities for the company’s growing $30 million, 14 office employee benefits operation. In addition to her leadership in employee benefits, Hawker will join Hylant’s executive leadership team, which serves to drive Hylant’s overall profitable growth, business operations and strategic direction. She previously served as Hylant’s executive vice president and employee benefits practice leader.
“Lisa is an acknowledged expert in employee benefits, health care and employee relations management. She understands the industry — inside and out,” said Miller. “Her passion for this business, in what is an unprecedented time of change and uncertainty, is a driving force behind Hylant’s ability to deliver tremendous value to our clients through innovative strategies built within our industry leading service model.”
Hawker, who joined Hylant in 2005, is a member of several industry associations including the National Association of Health Underwriters, International Foundation of Employee Benefits, Worldwide Employee Benefits Network, and the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB). Furthermore, Lisa sits on the board of the CIAB’s Council of Employee Benefits Executives.
Hylant, a four consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012), was founded in 1935 and is a full-service insurance brokerage with 14 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Florida. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, contact Tammy Cameron at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit hylant.com.