Schaumburg, Ill. (March 20, 2017) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, is proud to announce the hiring of Bill Gleaves who will serve as an account executive, focusing on financial institutions, private equities and merger and acquisition due diligence. Bill brings over ten years of experience to the team and has a robust background within the mid-market segment servicing a variety of industries.

In his new role, Bill will help identify areas of risk and provide solutions that will drive operational improvement, while managing costs and efficiency for private equity firms. He will determine the level of risk using Assurance’s Safety 360 analysis. This analysis looks at every aspect of a client’s risk management program and matches it against their claims history for a better roadmap to driving down insurance costs.

“Bill is dedicated to delivering exceptional client service and finding unique ways to minimize risk,” said Tony Chimino, chairman and chief executive officer at Assurance. “He is a great resource, and we are happy to welcome him to the team!”

Bill graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA) and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Bill volunteers his time to youth sports in Homer Glen, IL and assists in recruiting at St. Rita High School in Chicago. He also volunteers with Down in the Southland, a not for profit that helps individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.

Bill will work out of Assurance’s Schaumburg headquarters. 

About Assurance
Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country. The company is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL with centralized office locations in Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Visit Assurance at