Orlando, Fla. (May 21, 2015) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) announced the appointment of Chris Labrecque to its board of directors. He joins eleven other sitting IOA board members.
“I’m thrilled to join the leadership group at IOA,” says Labrecque. “The future poses some very exciting possibilities, and I couldn’t be more pleased to be part of this innovative team as we map out the future.”
Labrecque is president of the employee benefits division of IOA. Prior to his current role, he served as managing partner of the employee benefits division and vice president of the IOA Northeast benefits division. He has over 20 years of experience in the insurance and benefits industry and was previously an owner of Norwood Life Associates in Long Branch, New Jersey. He also holds the professional designation of certified insurance counselor (CIC).
Labrecque also serves on the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB) Council of Employee Benefits Executives as an advisory board member. The advisory board represents the benefits business interests of The Council’s member firms and guides its benefits initiatives, including targeted advocacy efforts and market intelligence.
Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2016 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report, and it is ranked 25th on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business List. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has over 70 branch offices in the U.S., and an international office in London. With more than 1,000 associates, IOA specializes in providing insurance solutions for businesses in many diverse industries.