FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patriot Growth Insurance Services, LLC (“Patriot”), a national retail insurance agency, today announced that Amber Clouse has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources. Amber brings nearly 20 years of human resources experience to Patriot, having spent most of her career managing high performance teams in the professional services sector. The addition reinforces Patriot’s growth-oriented model and further supports the company’s national expansion.
Most recently, Amber served as Director of Human Resources at Mazars USA LLP, a leading accounting, tax and consulting firm. In this role, Amber was responsible for the overall human resources strategy of the company’s Pennsylvania, Chicago and Mid-Atlantic locations, as well as the firm’s national Consulting Service Line. During her time at Mazars, Amber oversaw all aspects of the employee lifecycle from onboarding to alumni management, and implemented several culture initiatives that resulted in higher employee engagement and satisfaction. As a member of Mazars' mergers and acquisitions team, Amber focused on understanding the business model and culture of acquired companies to determine the best integration plan to achieve goals and enhance synergies. She designed and implemented a customized people strategy from due diligence through integration with the goal of facilitating a thoughtful transition for employees.
“Patriot’s growth-focused insurance platform fosters a unique culture where collaboration is at the core of every business decision. I’m thrilled to join the Patriot team during a period of impressive growth, and I look forward to developing an innovative HR strategy that will help to fuel the continued expansion of the Patriot platform,” said Clouse.
As Vice President of Human Resources at Patriot, Amber is responsible for building and implementing people strategies and programs that support the company’s ambitious growth while preserving and enhancing its core culture. As a seasoned human resources executive with years of organizational leadership experience, Amber is well-positioned to accelerate the growth and development of Patriot’s culture through the acquisition and retention of top industry talent.
"Anyone with capital can buy insurance agencies," said Matt Gardner, Founder and CEO of Patriot. "In the long run, we believe the winners will be those companies that invest in their people and design thoughtful strategies for their continued growth and development. Amber gets the connection between engaged employees and delighted customers. She has spent her impressive career designing talent acquisition and career management strategies, innovative compensation and benefit plans, and overall human capital management strategies that make firms an employer of choice. We are thrilled that she has brought her considerable talents to Patriot."
About Patriot Growth Insurance Services
Founded in 2019, Patriot is a growth-focused national insurance services firm that partners with employee benefits and property & casualty agencies across the United States. Patriot’s collaborative model delivers resources and strategic support to its agencies, whose leaders continue to operate with a high degree of autonomy in their local markets. Patriot’s unique equity model creates true alignment with its partner agencies, and its operating philosophy fosters enhanced career opportunities for its dedicated and professional team. Patriot is backed by growth equity investor Summit Partners. For more information, please visit www.patriotgis.com.