SOURCE: Alliant Insurance Services

Alliant Insurance Services

August 10, 2009 08:00 ET

Veteran Employee Benefits Executive Vicki Cullen Joins ClearPoint as VP to Service Portland, Oregon-Area Accounts

With More Than 23 Years of Experience, Cullen Specializes in Meeting the Benefits Needs of Diverse Mid-Size Clients

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - August 10, 2009) - Alliant Insurance Services, the nation's largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that veteran employee benefits executive Vicki Cullen has joined ClearPoint, a Seattle-based Alliant company. She serves as vice president with responsibility for servicing accounts and developing new business in the Portland, Ore. area.

Cullen brings more than 23 years of employee benefits consulting experience with two industry leading firms to her new position. Immediately prior to joining ClearPoint, she was senior vice president with Willis of Oregon and before that was vice president of Aon Consulting in Portland. Cullen specializes in meeting the benefits needs of mid-sized employers with 200 to 1,000 employees in a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, technology, manufacturing, and financial services.

"With her extensive benefits consulting experience and her intimate knowledge of the Oregon market, Vicki will be a tremendous asset to ClearPoint in servicing Portland-based accounts and expanding our company's market presence in the area," stated ClearPoint Managing Director Peter Carpenter. "Vicki understands the unique benefits challenges mid-sized companies face and has a proven record of responding to those challenges with strategies that result in better benefits programs while actually reducing client costs."

"As an organization that places a premium on producers who have established records of meeting their clients' specialized needs with innovative strategies and highly responsive service, Alliant is delighted to have Vicki on our ClearPoint team," commented Tom Corbett, Alliant Chief Executive Officer. "Vicki takes special pride in developing enduring client relationships that are founded on trust, and her dedication to working with clients as a trusted partner will be extremely valuable as we continue to build ClearPoint's benefits business in the Oregon marketplace."

Cullen earned her bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of Oregon and holds an Oregon State Life & Health license.

About ClearPoint and Alliant Insurance Services

One of the largest benefits brokerage and consulting firms in the Pacific Northwest, ClearPoint is part of Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., and with a history dating back to 1925, Alliant Insurance Services provides property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to more than 15,000 specialized 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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