LOS ANGELES (PRWEB)
January 14, 2021
Poms & Associates, an independent, full-service commercial insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the additions of Ed Fontelieu and Jason Toland to their commercial insurance production team. In their roles, Fontelieu and Toland will work closely with Poms & Associates clients to deliver customized strategic risk management solutions that control and minimize risk exposure and develop relationships with prospective new clients.
“We’re excited to have Ed and Jason join the Poms & Associates team,” said David Poms, founder and president of Poms & Associates. “As COVID-19 has reshaped the commercial transportation industry – with impacts to health and safety, operations and regulations – Ed’s and Jason’s experiences in the trucking and transportation industries expand our breadth of expertise at a key time when businesses are facing new and unprecedented challenges. Their expertise will be invaluable as we continue to help supply chain companies reduce their risk, loss and cost.”
With nearly two decades of industry experience, Fontelieu joins Poms & Associates from Arroyo Insurance Services where he worked as a transportation practice leader, since 2017. Based in Fresno, Calif., he is a subject matter expert in enterprise risk management in trucking, workers compensation and commercial auto, motor cargo and fleet safety. He held previous positions in account and client relationship management at The Doctors Company, EZ Center Insurance Services, Occidental Insurance, TIAA-CREF and Kelly-Lowry Insurance.
With 15 years of industry experience, Toland joins Poms & Associates from Alliant Insurance Services, where he served as a marketing specialist. A member of the California Trucking Association, he held previous leadership positions in marketing, account management and sales at Aon, HUB International and Apple. Toland is based in the greater Reno, N.V. area. and volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of America.
Poms & Associates was named a 2020 Company of the Year by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Awards for Business for its COVID-19 response that is helping businesses reduce or limit risk exposures and decrease insurance premium costs during the pandemic. The company also was awarded a silver 2020 International Stevie Award for “Most Valuable Corporate Response to COVID-19” for its ongoing series of 25+ free educational webinars on business insurance, risk management and loss prevention topics. Poms & Associates was also named a Top Insurance Workplace for 2020 by Insurance Business America. For more information about Poms & Associates, visit https://pomsassoc.com/.
About Poms & Associates
Poms & Associates is a leading independent, full-service commercial insurance brokerage and risk management firm with a proven track record of providing innovative and customized solutions to businesses in high-risk industries. Founded in 1991, the company was built on the premise that knowledge is the best insurance – that is, the best way to help businesses and organizations is to serve not only as an insurance broker but also as an educator about best practices in how to reduce risk and prevent loss before an incident occurs. Poms & Associates today offers a wide range of products and services, including property and casualty insurance for commercial organizations and public entities, risk control, human resources and employee benefits and private services for high net-worth individuals. Among the top 50 independent brokerage firms in the U.S., Poms & Associates is headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calf. It maintains branch offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Calif., the San Francisco Bay Area, Albuquerque, N.M. and Dayton, Ohio. For more information, visit https://pomsassoc.com/.
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