ABD is thrilled to announce five new hires as it continues to expand its
team of top-tier professionals committed to helping clients manage risk
and grow their businesses. The newest additions to the ABD Team are:
Jen Scales joins ABD Insurance and Financial Services as Assistant Vice President of the Property & Casualty division. (Photo: Business Wire)
Tyler Jones, Risk Control & Claims Specialist in Property & Casualty.
Anne Luk, Account Coordinator in Property & Casualty.
Jen Scales, Assistant Vice President, in Property & Casualty.
Laura von Rothstein, Client Services Representative in Employee
Nicole Williamson, Account Manager in Employee Benefits.
“I couldn't be more excited to be part of the ABD Team,” says Jen
Scales, Assistant Vice President and new hire in Property & Casualty.
“The emphasis on ‘team’ truly creates a culture where collaboration and
innovation thrive, and our clients are the beneficiaries."
ABD is a boutique risk management firm built on a simple idea:
relationships matter. In its first year of operations, the company
quickly gained a reputation for providing extraordinary customer service
and helping clients achieve their goals.
"We couldn't be happier with our progress so far,” says CEO and
Co-Chairman Brian Hetherington. “Not only do we have exceptional
clients, but we’ve also received accolades for being one of the Best
Places to Work. Our foundation is solid, and we’re building upon that
The quality and deep expertise of the new hires speaks to ABD’s
achievements. “The deep pool of talented candidates who want to join the
ABD Team is one of the strongest affirmations that we’re doing something
right,” says President and Co-Chairman Kurt de Grosz. “These motivated
professionals are vital to our never ending quest to be better."
Tyler Jones joins ABD as a Risk Control & Claims Specialist in the
Property & Casualty Division. Tyler is a graduate from California State
University, Chico with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural
Business and an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science. Tyler brings both
international and domestic experience from Foster’s Group (AUS), Ferrari
–Carano Vineyards and Winery, and Chubb Group of Insurance Companies.
Tyler is excited to use his 10+ years of experience to provide exemplary
Anne Luk, Account Coordinator in the Property & Casualty division, came
from Wells Fargo Insurance & Financial Services with over 10 years of
experience. Anne is a graduate from California State University, Hayward
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Anne seeks
to exceed client expectations with her strong insurance background and
Jen Scales, Assistant Vice President in our Property & Casualty
division, joins ABD with more than 10 years insurance experience from
Woodruff-Sawyer & Marsh. With a specialization in Management Liability,
Jen will focus on insurance and risk management business development.
Jen is a graduate from St. Ignatius College Prep and the University of
Washington. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Jen is proud to be part of
a growing firm that stands for everything the Bay Area is about –
passion, energy, partnership, and hard work.
Laura von Rothstein, Client Services Representative in the Employee
Benefits division, is a graduate of San Jose State University with a
Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science, and a concentration in
Administration and Health Care Services. With a passion for healthcare
and a strong background in customer service, Laura is excited about
contributing to the momentum of this rapidly expanding company.
Nicole Willingham, Account Manager in the Employee Benefits division, is
a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, GA with a Bachelor of Arts in
English. Nicole previously worked as a Client Sales Consultant for
carrier partner MetLife. Nicole is excited to build and strengthen
client relationships with trust, reliability, and knowledge.
Insurance and Financial Services
Headquartered in San Mateo, with offices in San Francisco, Redwood City
and San Jose, ABD is a collective with more than 75 years of history in
the insurance industry. ABD has 130 dedicated professionals, many of
them recognized as the best and the brightest in the insurance industry.
We provide companies with Employee Benefits, 401k Consulting, Property &
Casualty, Wellness, Directors & Officers insurance, and Private Client
To learn more visit www.theABDteam.com.
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