Hub International, a global insurance brokerage with headquarters in Chicago, recently acquired the assets of the New Lenox-based Columbian Agency.
Columbian specializes in commercial lines insurance and surety bond solutions for the construction industry.
"We are very excited about the talent, expertise and experience from Columbian that will be joining our construction and surety practices," Hub Midwest CEO Neil Hughes said. "By combining our core strengths, we will have a very compelling value proposition for construction companies. Overall, Columbian will certainly help Hub in our continuous effort to be the best integrated brokerage firm in the Midwest."
Columbian Owners Gary Eaton, Lee McWethy, Kevin Scanlon and Rob Kegley will join Hub Midwest.
"We are excited to become part of one of the nation's largest brokers. Hub International's resources, coupled with being part of a regional local market, will benefit our employees, clients and business partners. By adding the support and strength of Hub, our clients can expect more choices and an even greater network of expertise," Scanlon said.
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