Schaumburg, Ill. (June 26, 2019) – Assurance, the 35th largest insurance brokerage in the U.S., is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Pappas. Chris will serve as vice president for the employee benefits practice at Assurance’s Schaumburg, Ill headquarters. The brokerage prides itself on attracting industry leading professionals like Chris and retaining the best insurance talent by incentivizing their knowledge, investing in their professional careers, and recognizing their achievements.

Chris identifies his clients’ needs, pain points and future goals through strategic plan development. He uses his background in both property & casualty and employee benefits to create a strategy focused on prevention and claim resolution. Enveloping those key elements will control healthcare expenses, minimize risk and maximize the health and well-being of clients’ employees. 

“We’re excited to welcome Chris Pappas to our employee benefits division. By bringing Chris into our organization, we know we are hiring one of the best and brightest insurance professionals in the industry who will deliver outstanding results for our clients,” said Tony Alberico, senior vice president and practice leader. 

“I love being a trusted advisor for my clients while working together to develop cutting-edge benefit solutions for their future. At Assurance, I look forward to exceeding previous achievements and building new relationships with colleagues, clients and future clients,” said Chris Pappas.

Chris graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University in Communication Disorders & Sciences. In his spare time, he volunteers with the Juvenile Protective Association. 

About Assurance

Assurance is the premier, national insurance brokerage for clients and industry professionals. In stark contrast to its peers, privately-owned Assurance takes an alternative approach to growth by investing an industry-leading percentage of its revenues back into the services clients need to improve their business. Assurance attracts and retains great insurance talent by rewarding expertise, investing in career development, and recognizing contributions. Its employees enjoy an award-winning culture that fosters a highly productive working environment where top professionals deliver outstanding client results. Assurance is now the 35th largest insurance broker of U.S. business. Visit Assurance at