Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced that Perry Braun will join the organization as Managing Director of Business Consulting. In this new role reporting to Alera Group’s Chief Operating Officer, William Corrigan, Braun will counsel Alera Group locations on improving their business performance and profitability through best practices, knowledge sharing, proven growth strategies and enhanced operating efficiencies.
Braun brings more than 35 years of experience in employee benefits and healthcare. He most recently served as Executive Director of Benefit Advisors Network (BAN), a collaborative of independent brokerage firms that employ greater than 3,000 professionals located throughout the United States, Canada and Guam. Braun also previously held the role of Executive Director of the National Benefit Center, the sister organization to Benefit Advisors Network focused on partnerships and product development.
“Perry is a proven leader with decades of experience making insurance agencies more efficient and prosperous,” said William Corrigan, Chief Operating Officer of Alera Group. “He will play an important role in advising our local leaders and scaling best practices across our rapidly growing company. We are thrilled to have him join our leadership team.”
“Brokerage Agencies that provide work with clients on their employee benefits, property casualty and wealth management strategies are facing tremendous challenges due in part to the an increasingly competitive market,” said Braun. “However, through collaboration and shared learning, agency leaders and their team can achieve higher top line revenues and higher operating margins in addition to providing more comprehensive and cost-effective plans for their clients. I look forward to working with Alera Group’s 120 locations on implementing these best practices.”
Braun holds an MBA in Finance from Bowling Green State University and a BSBA in International Business and Economics also from Bowling Green State University. He will be based in Illinois.
About Alera Group
Alera Group is an independent, national insurance and wealth management firm with more than $850 million in annual revenue, offering comprehensive employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan services and wealth services solutions to clients nationwide. By working collaboratively across specialties and geographies, Alera Group’s team of more than 3,000 professionals in more than 120 offices provides creative, competitive services that help ensure a client’s business and personal success. For more information, visit www.aleragroup.com or follow us on LinkedIn.