Schaumburg, Ill. (April 8, 2019) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Passananti to senior vice president of operations at Assurance. He was previously senior vice president of business process and learning for the organization.

During Dan’s five years at Assurance, he has led a wide range of enterprise-wide initiatives that drove quality and efficiency across the business. He has provided strategic direction for the organization’s Learning and Development and Business Process teams. This includes the implementation of major client service systems, centralization of backroom processes and creation of repeatable curricula to continually educate employees across disciplines, regions and functions. 

As senior vice president of operations, Dan will streamline and implement new processes, manage the Business Process, Process Support and Learning and Development teams, re-vamp tools for staff and clients, as well as serve as Assurance’s Privacy Officer. He will continue to work out of Assurance’s Schaumburg, Ill. headquarters.

“This promotion for Dan represents the breadth and depth of responsibilities he has taken on since joining Assurance nearly five years ago. Dan will bring a high level of precision, creativity and management to his new role as senior vice president of operations,” said Jackie Gould, chief operating officer. 

Dan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis on applied research from Colorado State University. Dan is also a member of the International Association of Business Process Management Professionals, Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB) and the Association of Talent Development. Prior to moving into the insurance industry, he provided operational and clinical leadership for several departments in the healthcare field.

Dan’s role became effective March 2019. 

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