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Schaumburg, Ill. (July 8, 2015) – Assurance, an award-winning independent insurance brokerage, is pleased to welcome the addition of Jason Mandik to its Property & Casualty division. Jason will be joining Assurance’s nationally recognized staffing practice, where he’ll consult staffing executives on workers’ compensation and other business insurance solutions. Jason, who will serve as vice president, brings over 10 years of insurance experience to Assurance. 

In his new role, Jason will assist Assurance’s staffing clients with best-in-class risk transfer mechanisms by understanding their operations and consistently evaluating program design. He excels in mining data and employing benchmarks to give clients valuable insight on future costs.

“When negotiating on my client’s behalf, I think of myself as an extension of their company. If something is important to my client, it’s important to me,” stated Mandik. “Assurance’s vast resources and service strategy will be helpful in ensuring goals are met and value is brought back to the client.” 

"Jason is joining the company at a time of great expansion and organic growth.” stated Diane Poljak, senior vice president and staffing practice leader at Assurance. She continued, “We’re excited to bring him onboard and utilize his analytical skills to better negotiate on our clients’ behalf.”

Jason graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and earned his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designations. Prior to Assurance, Jason was assistant vice president for a global insurance and risk management firm. While there, he analyzed clients’ risk and used his knowledge of the marketplace to develop customized insurance programs that fit their needs.

Jason will work out of Assurance’s Chicago office location.

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 www.assuranceagency.com