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Woodruff-Sawyer Opens Denver, Colorado Office

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. announced today the launch of their Denver office, Woodruff-Sawyer Colorado. The office will be headed by Gordon Zellers, Colorado Practice Leader. Gordon brings to Woodruff-Sawyer over 12 years of risk management leadership in the insurance industry. Gordon will focus on client relationship management and strategic business development as he builds Woodruff-Sawyer's presence in the Denver marketplace. This expansion represents an important step in Woodruff-Sawyer's growth throughout the West while serving companies globally.

Joining the office will be Chris Kakel, Corporate Casualty Specialist. Chris brings 14 years of strong casualty experience where he has established a reputation of partnering with clients to bring innovative solutions for their complex risks. He will work closely with Gordon in establishing the firm's presence in the Rocky Mountain region and also working closely with Woodruff-Sawyer teams and clients across the firm.

"We are thrilled to be opening the Denver office", said Charlie Rosson, CEO of Woodruff-Sawyer. "Gordon is a respected leader in the industry and is a perfect match for the firm's values, professionalism, and keen client focus. Chris will be an invaluable partner in building the office and the firm's growing risk management capabilities."

"I couldn't be happier to be joining the Woodruff-Sawyer team," said Gordon. "The company has an excellent reputation, and offers client-focused resources and solutions that are unparalleled in the industry. I look forward to building upon and growing the success they have had in other regions."

The Woodruff-Sawyer Denver office is officially "open for business". Members of the Denver team can be reached at 800.675.4467.

Woodruff-Sawyer is one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the nation. Founded in 1918, Woodruff-Sawyer partners with clients to implement and manage cost-effective and innovative insurance, employee benefits and risk management solutions. An active member of Assurex Global and International Benefits Network, Woodruff-Sawyer provides world class insurance and risk solutions both nationally and abroad.

If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to visit us on glassdoor or apply online today.

For more information on Woodruff-Sawyer & Co., call 415.391.2141 or visit www.wsandco.com.

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