SOURCE: Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.

December 19, 2011 14:03 ET

P&C Producer Scott Ernst Joins Alliant Insurance Services as Vice President With T&H Brokers

Based in New York, Ernst Will Target Clients in Technology-Related, Manufacturing, and Life Sciences Industries

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - Alliant Insurance Services (, the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that multi-line producer Scott Ernst, who specializes in technology/communications/media, advanced materials and manufacturing, and life sciences clients, has joined the company's T&H Brokers office in New York as Vice President. T&H Brokers is an Alliant-owned company.

With 24 years of experience as a producer, Ernst joins Alliant from the New York office of a major international insurance brokerage firm, where he served as Senior Vice President for the past three years specializing in technology, telecommunications, Internet, and privacy-related risk for clients worldwide.

Prior to that, Ernst was Senior Vice President at Hilb Rogal & Hobbs (HRH) for five years and was a producer for a number of other regional and national insurance firms, including Chubb Insurance and Marsh.

"Scott Ernst brings an extensive background in the technology industry to Alliant and T&H Brokers, and his expert knowledge and established industry relationships will be extremely valuable in expanding our business in this specialized business sector," said Tom Corbett, Alliant Chairman and CEO. "In addition, Scott's business development skills, proven commitment to reducing both risk and insurance costs for his clients, as well as his highly responsive, personalized client service, are a great fit with Alliant's business principles and philosophy."

Ernst holds a Bachelor in Business Administration degree in marketing and finance from the University of Michigan.

About Alliant Insurance Services

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States and has a history dating back to 1925. Alliant provides property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to some 20,000 clients nationwide, including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups. More information is available on the company's web site at:

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