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Holmes Murphy Announces New Shareholders

18 Employees Join Holmes Murphy Leadership

Waukee, IA – June 19, 2024 – Holmes Murphy is pleased to continue its tradition of being one of the nation’s largest privately held insurance brokerages by welcoming 18 new employees who made their first stock purchase after completing the company’s premier leadership program, Holmes Murphy University. Holmes Murphy shareholders help lead the company in its mission to promote health, protect wealth, and deliver peace of mind.

Team members include:

·       Cedar Rapids, IA

o   Ben Hoover, Client Executive, Property Casualty

·       Dallas, TX

o   Bonnie Merz, Sr. Claims Consultant, Property Casualty

o   Marc Pinney, Vice President, Employee Benefits

o   Ted Holt, Director, Stop Loss Services, Avant Specialty Benefits

·       Madison, WI

o   Allison Schneider, Client Executive, Property Casualty

·       Minneapolis, MN

o   Barry Fitzpatrick, Vice President – Client Service, Employee Benefits

o   Kristin Covert, Client Manager, Team Lead, Property Casualty

·       Sioux Falls, SD

o   Brent Hodgkiss, Client Executive, Property Casualty

·       Waukee, IA

o   Alesha Wilhite, AVP, Client Service, Employee Benefits

o   Andy Smith-Jones, Salesforce Solutions Architect

o   Angie Heim, AVP, Program Management, Innovative Captive Strategies

o   Ashley Mataloni, Captive Executive, Innovative Captive Strategies

o   Emily Arends, Marketing Director, Innovative Captive Strategies

o   Joey Hajduch, Captive Executive, Innovative Captive Strategies

o   Josh Jacobsen, AVP, Risk & Safety Construction Team Leader, Property Casualty

o   Julie McAnally, Growth & Development Director, Enterprise

o   Shane Stanley, Sr. Program Manager, Team Lead, Property Casualty

o   Zach Sims, Client Executive, Property Casualty

Shareholders influence the company in a variety of impactful ways, including helping to determine the direction of major company initiatives, growing employees and the company, fostering the unique company culture, and recruiting exceptional employee talent.

About Holmes Murphy

“Caring for Your Unique Potential is Our Soul Purpose.” That statement is the core of how we do business. We ask the tough questions, avoid the easy path, believe fully in caring for the unique challenges of our clients, impact the industry through innovation, and leverage our greatest assets — the hearts and minds of our people — to advocate on behalf of our clients. That’s our approach to risk management and benefits consulting, and it’s worked for us since our inception in 1932. As an independent brokerage, we serve clients in every industry and of almost every size, with the ultimate goal of providing exceptional service and caring for our clients’ unique potential. We are also the co-founder and co-owner of BrokerTech Ventures, the industry’s first broker-led convening platform and accelerator. For more information, visit You can also follow us on (@holmesmurphyins) or on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram.


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