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Heffernan Insurance Brokers Orange County branch hires Lisa Castagnola

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently hired Lisa Castagnola to join its Orange County branch as Assistant Vice President. Castagnola will focus on building the contractors niche for Heffernan in Southern California.

An accomplished insurance professional with extensive experience as an account executive and manager, Castagnola has expertise in all areas of commercial insurance, including property/casualty, risk management and workers' compensation.  Her background includes account servicing for a range of businesses, including general contractors/developers, property managers, associations, restaurateurs and manufacturers.

Benjamin Stern, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager, remarked, "Lisa's demonstrated success developing rapport with key personnel while managing and growing existing accounts is a great fit for our company as we build our brand in Orange County and Los Angeles."

Castagnola attended California State University at Northridge and Boise State University.  She is a California Licensed Property Casualty Agent.

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers 

Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $4 million to local charities, including giving 16% of profits to charity in 2012.

For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.

SOURCE Heffernan Insurance Brokers

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