Chicago, IL, December 2, 2015 — Pacific Resources today announced that Nate Free has been named Vice President, Client Services. In this role, Free will be responsible for strengthening client relationships by establishing the company’s strategic direction to support clients’ needs, growing the service business and providing overall leadership to the Pacific Resources Account Teams.
Free joined Pacific Resources in 2010 as Vice President, Strategic Financial Solutions. Under his leadership, the department has achieved considerable success, increasing in scope and size and becoming highly regarded in the industry for its expertise in underwriting analysis, maximizing client value and contract negotiation.
“Nate’s financial acumen, proven leadership and analytical skills, and knowledge of our business will be beneficial in his new role as we continue to grow and provide exceptional service to our clients,” said Paul Barden, CEO of Pacific Resources.
Free has more than 15 years of experience in the group insurance industry. Prior to joining Pacific Resources, he worked at The Hartford for six years, where he was progressively promoted from Chief Underwriter to an Underwriting Director role. He began his Underwriting career with CNA in 2000. Free holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Central Florida and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami.
Free will continue to work out of Pacific Resources’ Orlando office.
About Pacific Resources
Pacific Resources, a part of the Brown & Brown family of insurance brokerage and related services companies, is a leading independent employee benefits advisory firm that works with Fortune-ranked and other large companies. For four decades, Pacific Resources’ evidence-based insights have shaped innovative employee benefit solutions, helping companies get the most value from their benefit plans, and positively impacting the lives of millions of employees and their families. www.pacresbenefits.com