Emergency Action Plans

Is your organization prepared to respond to an emergency?  Lisa A Bellis, ARM CSM, CIC, CRIS, Director of Risk Management & Loss Control at Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley contributed an article on Emergency Action Plans in the Fall 2019 NJAMHAA News.  Click here to read the full article on page 8…

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Christopher Cole – New Commercial Lines Broker for Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, LP

ChrisCole2019 240x300 - Christopher Cole - New Commercial Lines Broker for Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, LPBrown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, one of the region’s leading Property & Casualty brokerage firms, is happy to announce the newest addition to its team of insurance professionals. Christopher Cole, who joined the team as a Commercial Lines Broker in July 2019, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in executive sales, analytics, and customer service to the Lehigh Valley team.

“We at Brown & Brown Lehigh Valley are extremely proud and excited to have Chris join our team. His expertise in Worker’s Compensation and commitment to the Lehigh Valley region will be a tremendous asset to not only our office but to the community as well,” said Brown & Brown Sales Manager David Lee.

Christopher began his career in the industry in 2003 at Lehigh Valley Trader, where he spent ten years as the Business Sales Manager, before joining Unifirst as a sales consultant. Most recently, he served as a Licensed Insurance Agent with Automatic Data Processing (ADP), where he specialized in Worker’s Compensation and analytics.

In a statement describing his intentions for his role at the firm, Christopher expressed, “I am looking forward to assisting Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley customers work towards creating safer, better businesses and prepare for the future of their organizations.”

Christopher, a lifetime resident of the Lehigh Valley, lives with his wife, Emily, and son, Atticus, in the Allentown area.

About Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, LP

Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, LP is a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), a leading insurance brokerage firm, providing risk management solutions to individuals and businesses. With Brown & Brown’s long-standing history of proven success, we offer knowledge you can trust and strive to deliver superior customer service. For more information, please visit bbinslv.com.

B&B of Lehigh Valley Teammates & the Third Street Alliance win in the 2019 Volunteer Challenge

Every year The Volunteer Center of Lehigh Valley sponsors a Volunteer Challenge which is a collaboration between businesses and nonprofits for completion of sustainable projects.  Thirteen teammates at Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley took that challenge and recently gave the gym at the Third Street Alliance for Women and Children in Easton, Pennsylvania a much needed face lift – renovating the doors, cleaning, painting and refinishing surfaces.  The Third Street Alliance for Women and Children provides a safe and healthy space for women, children, and families to live, learn and thrive.

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The Volunteer Center also hosts a recognition event to celebrate the many achievements and impact that volunteers have made.  This year, Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley won the most votes for a medium size company, and that marks the fourth year in a row that a project for the Third Street Alliance has won.

“The Volunteer Challenge is a great way to give back to the community.  Our teammates did a great job for a great organization” said P.J. Vrabel, Team Leader for Employee Benefits at Brown & Brown.  Mr. Vrabel is also a Board Member at The Volunteer Center of Lehigh Valley, a resource on volunteerism for the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities.

Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley encourages teammates’ volunteerism and giving back to the community through the variety of regional charities and organizations that brokerage joins forces with.

Brown & Brown Insurance of Lehigh Valley Offers Exclusive Cyber Liability Insurance to Health & Human Services Organizations

Small Businesses Dont Put Your Data at Risk 1 300x200 - Brown & Brown Insurance of Lehigh Valley Offers Exclusive Cyber Liability Insurance  to Health & Human Services OrganizationsBethlehem, PA – Brown & Brown Insurance of Lehigh Valley is offering an exclusive Cyber Liability Insurance product to Health & Human Services Organizations.  In 2018 there were 351,936 cyber crime complaints and over $2.7 billion in losses.  These staggering statistics are directly from an FBI 2018 Internet Crime Report.

When compared to major competitors in the marketplace, Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley’s exclusive Coalition Cyber Liability Insurance has been able to offer more aggressive pricing, lower deductibles, and the most extensive coverage options.  The product provides 24-hour customer service from in-house IT security professionals, not just insurance personnel, and an evidence-based cyber vulnerability assessment to give customers significant insight to overall preparedness by identifying critical security alerts and areas that could potentially be targeted and compromised.

As cyber crimes become more sophisticated, firewalls are no longer enough to defend against cyber security breaches.  A comprehensive cyber risk insurance plan set in place now can protect not only proprietary information, support digital asset restoration, and can help to protect against disruptions in service and cyber extortion.

If your organization enables disk encryption on various desktop and mobile devices, accepts credit cards for payment, collects personal information from clients online, or has critical business systems/sensitive data to protect, a cyber vulnerability assessment can be produced by answering several questions in just a few minutes at www.bbinslv.com. You can also contact David Lee, Sales Manager at Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley at 800-634-8237 or dlee@bbinslv.com for more information or to request your cyber vulnerability assessment.

Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley offers unmatched experience in the human service/non-profit insurance market. Our insurance advisors and risk management staff are dedicated to finding cost effective solutions for your business. Our philosophy of partnering with our customers guarantees that you’ll receive the attention you deserve. Visit us online at www.bbinslv.com.

The Morning Call Names Brown & Brown Lehigh Valley a Winner of the Lehigh Valley Top Workplaces 2019 Award

Bethlehem, PA; February 7, 2019 – Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Morning Call. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.  Click here to read more.

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Meet John Ehresman, Senior Vice President, Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley

NJAMHAA (New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies) features Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley and Senior Vice President, John Erhresman in the Fall 2018 News.  Learn about John and his insurance expertise, and all that Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley has to offer.

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“The organizations with the strongest corporate culture
and leadership also tend to have the fewest claims.” John Ehresman, SVP

Click here to read the full interview, starting on page 20.