NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliant’s drive to bring some of the Gulf Coast’s leading marine experts on board continues, with the addition of Louisiana’s Tom Hood. As First Vice President, Hood will provide targeted insurance, risk management, and finance solutions to a growing portfolio of regional clients.
“As one of the Gulf Coast’s leading authorities on marine risks, Tom will provide an additional layer of strength to our growing Energy and Marine Group,” says Tom Corbett, Chairman and CEO of Alliant. “With marine exposures constantly shifting, we remain committed to providing strength and stability to our clients no matter what their business objective.”
A 28-year insurance veteran, Hood joins Alliant with experience servicing a broad array of energy and marine clients, including vessel owners and operators, shipyards, and oil and gas contractors. He also has expertise in identifying and mitigating a broad range of construction industry risks.
Prior to joining Alliant, Hood was Managing Director and Principal with a regional energy and marine insurance brokerage, where he oversaw business development, client service, marketing, auditing, and management. He earned his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s School of Risk Management, majoring in property and casualty insurance.
Alliant’s Energy and Marine Group is in the midst of a remarkable phase of growth and expansion. In addition to its growth in the Gulf Coast, Alliant has also bolstered its marine practice through the addition of top-tier professionals in Portland and Houston, with an eye for continued growth nationwide. The group also made significant additions to both its Power and Utility and Renewable Energy divisions in the Northeast.
Hood can be reached in Alliant’s New Orleans office at (504) 722-2000 or at Tom.Hood@alliant.com.
About Alliant Energy and Marine
The Energy and Marine Group of Alliant provides best-in-class risk management and insurance solutions across all sectors of the energy and marine industries. The team is comprised of technical experts working collaboratively to guard against the volatile and changing risks facing companies across the farthest reaches of the globe. Key areas of specialization include energy and power, renewable energy, power and utility, construction, transportation, pollution, marine, ports, political risk, and trade credits.
About Alliant Insurance Services
Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. provides property and casualty, workers’ compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to clients nationwide, including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups. More information is available on the company’s web site at www.alliant.com.