San Francisco-based brokerage Newfront has announced the appointment of Justin Leech as principal and employee benefits producer. Leech (pictured above) joins the company from Arthur J. Gallagher.
“Justin brings a tremendous degree of expertise, honed leadership, and a successful background in building effective risk management for clients,” said Brian Hetherington, president of Newfront. “Justin deeply shares our conviction that our industry can provide far more value to its clients, and he shares our excitement for the ways Newfront is leveraging technology to promote a better client experience.”
At Gallagher, Leech focused on several industries, including education, construction, manufacturing, and private equity portfolios.
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“My transition to Newfront will allow me to exceed my clients’ expectations and provide even new levels of services,” Leech said. “The team model is focused on excellence in comprehensive service and support. I couldn’t be happier for what this means to me and my clients.”
Leech will be based in Sacramento, Calif.