PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following several years of successful growth and expansion, Bolton & Company has announced that Avery Armani, MBA, has joined the firm as Director of Finance.
Avery will head the financial forecasting and modeling activities for Bolton, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokers, to help the company’s executive team ensure the organization’s continued success.
He will also manage the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401(k) program, including its stock portfolio, and assist leadership in executing both short-term and long-term strategic goals.
The development follows six years of steady business growth for Bolton, with the firm nearly doubling in size in that time. Today, Bolton has approximately 200 insurance professionals on staff across several locations in California and is nearing $50 million in annual revenue and $600 million in annual premiums.
For Bolton President and CEO Steve Brockmeyer, Avery’s experience and expertise in finance and accounting will help strategically guide the organization toward its next phase.
“As we continue to find new opportunities in the market that enable us to expand our business and further develop our organization, our primary focus is to ensure the long-term success of Bolton & Company for our employees, clients and partners,” said Brockmeyer. “Avery joins our team with a very impressive background, and he has the financial knowledge and skills that will be instrumental in taking us toward our next logical step as a company.”
Avery joins Bolton with close to a decade of insurance industry experience. He holds a triple-major Master’s of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, he holds a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.
About Bolton & Company: Established in 1931, Bolton & Company is one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance broker agencies providing clients worldwide with insurance and risk management services, employee benefits and financial products. As a partner of Assurex Global, Bolton employs approximately 200 insurance professionals and places over $500 million in annual premiums on behalf of its clients. Bolton is headquartered in Pasadena, with additional offices in Orange County and Santa Clara. Learn more by visiting www.boltonco.com.