We are proud to announce that 54 Aon brokers and consultants were named Power Brokers, two who are local to the Aon Detroit team: Joe Perry in the Public Sector category and Rebecca Salagan in the Retail category. Power Broker winner and finalist selections are based on nominations provided by brokers and judged based on references given by clients and risk managers. Judging is based on a nominee's creativity in problem solving, industry knowledge and client service. "The entire Aon organization works hard to create an innovative culture where colleagues have the tools and resources to empower results for clients," said Lori Goltermann, US Retail CEO. "I congratulate all of our colleagues who were honored." To review the complete list of Power Brokers, visit the Risk & Insurance website
Julia Baran, Account Executive/Broker with Aon Detroit, presented at the 16th Annual Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference on Risk Mitigation in Today’s Business late last September. In the workshop, Julia gave insight in to risk mitigation in the current business climate, giving participants strategies to provide a competitive advantage and ensure long-term sustainability. The Great Lakes Business Council is committed to empowering women and minorities economically through business training. To learn more about this organization, click here.
Every year, Aon plc commits to a day to come together globally as a firm to serve the communities that we are a part of. Aon Detroit volunteered over the course of two days, on June 9th and 10th, at Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. This is the third year that our Detroit team has volunteered with this organization. Our teams bagged vegetables for quality check and distribution for the many kitchens, food pantries, shelters and disaster relief agencies that Gleaners services in our community. We are additionally hosting a toiletries drive throughout June 2016 to benefit Mimi’s Mission, which helps the working poor in Michigan.
Aon Detroit celebrates the 56 brokers and consultants who were recognized with the Risk & Insurance® esteemed Power Broker® designation, in addition to 21 professionals who were recognized as finalists. We are very proud to call four of the awardees and two of the finalists Aon Detroit colleagues. John George and Bill Novak were named awardees in the Automotive category, Jonathan Kosin was named an awardee in the Construction category, and Patrick Drake was named an awardee in the Utilities category. Sandra Gullick and Larissa Gallagher were both named finalists in the Manufacturing category.
Power Broker winner and finalist selections are based on nominations provided by brokers and judged based on references given by clients and risk managers. Judging is based on a nominee’s creativity in problem solving, industry knowledge and client service.
“Each year, it is a tremendous honor for Aon’s brokers and consultants to be awarded Risk & Insurance’s Power Broker designation,” said Lori Goltermann, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions U.S. Retail operations.
“We are thrilled to have 56 colleagues recognized with this prestigious award for their work over the past year. A key differentiator for Aon is our people, and to have our colleagues honored with this award is a testament to Aon’s Client Promise and the caliber of talent that we attract and retain at the firm.”
On June 11th, our office had the pleasure of participating in two different work projects in celebration of Aon's 2015 Global Service Day. As part of the firm’s global mission, Aon’s company-wide service day provides colleagues with the opportunity to take time off from their work to engage in charitable activities that focus on providing assistance to organizations that empower people and serve communities at risk.
One team worked with the students at Winning Futures, working on building positive relationships and working through obstacles. A second team helped out at Gleaners Community Foodbank of Southeast Michigan, helping to sort donated foods and building food packs for those in need.
We are proud to announce that two colleagues, Sandra Gulick, Senior Vice President, CPCU and Larisa Gallagher, were named 2015 Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance. For more information on their well-earned honors, click here.
We are pleased to announce that Sandra Gulick has been appointed as the Brokering Leader for our Commercial Brokerage Practice. Sandra’s energy, enthusiasm and proven track record for driving results for clients made her the perfect fit for this role. Her industry knowledge, market foresight and passion to grow our organization’s talent will help Sandra lead our office and clients in to the future. A graduate of Michigan State University, Sandra has been with our firm for over twenty years in a variety of roles. In addition to her broking responsibilities, Sandra has served in leadership roles for our education committee, as well as community service outreach and recruiting needs. Additionally, Sandra is a past president of the Detroit CPCU Society, and of the Women’s International Network. Please join us in congratulating Sandra on her new role.
We are delighted to announce that were recently named one of Detroit Free Press’ 2014 Top Workplaces. What truly makes this achievement special is that our colleagues feel strongly enough to nominate our firm, which demonstrates our commitment to cultivating an exceptional working environment.
Top workplaces honors 100 employers whose workers expressed satisfaction with their workplace, whether because of pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, flexibility of schedules and other advantages.
One of the most exciting parts of Aon is our sponsorship of Manchester United. However, our sponsorship doesn’t solely benefit the team’s extraordinary global presence; the partnership between Aon and Manchester United is also beneficial to the communities surrounding Aon offices.
On Friday, August 1 2014, local Aon offices and the Manchester United Foundation, with the help of a few Manchester United players, facilitated a coaching session for Special Olympians in Detroit. It was an exciting and memorable event for everyone involved. Witness the lasting impact of the Skills and Drills event: View Video
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