Schaumburg, Ill. (April 16, 2018) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce the hiring of Rick Alfonso, an Account Executive who will serve as a risk management advisor to mid-market and Fortune 1000 clientele. 

Rick becomes an extension of each client’s team to ensure the best outcomes for their business. This includes helping clients understand their data and risk management performance to guide in decision-making and reducing their overall total cost of risk.

“Rick is always looking for creative strategies to minimize risk while maximizing health for his clients. He’s a great asset to the team, and we’re happy to welcome him aboard,” stated Diane Poljak, senior vice president and staffing practice leader.  

Rick earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Illinois State University. In his spare time, he volunteers with Court Appointed Advocates of Cook County (CASA), a not for profit focused on abused/neglected children in the foster care system.

Rick will work out of Assurance’s downtown Chicago office.

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. Visit Assurance at