Schaumburg, Ill. (June 11, 2019) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce the hiring of Marina Kmiec. Marina will serve as risk management consultant for the manufacturing practice at Assurance’s downtown Chicago office. The insurance brokerage prides itself for attracting individuals like Marina and retaining the best insurance professionals by rewarding their expertise, investing in their future, and recognizing their contributions.

Marina grew up surrounded by family, friends and neighbors in an industrial neighborhood in Chicago. Now she’s dedicated to protecting manufacturers and their employees. She seeks to build lasting relationships with clients and fully understand their specific needs in order to create a customized safety and risk management plan. Marina advises on the proper steps and strategies that will minimize organizational risk and maximize the health and well-being of clients’ employees. She also encourages her clients to remember that their insurance portfolio can be an asset to their growth.

“I know Marina will fit right into our ‘A’ Team dynamic. Our team members are connected by a culture that fosters a highly productive working environment where professionals perform their best and deliver outstanding client results. Marina possesses those professional traits,” said Anthony Way, senior vice president and practice leader. 

Marina recently stated, “The men and women working for my clients aren’t just numbers on a spreadsheet to me –they’re neighbors, friends or even family. Their safety is my top priority.” 

Marina graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University. She holds her Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation and currently working towards her Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation. Marina is also a member of the Association of Women in the Metal Industries. 

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