WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently promoted Jennifer Mahoney to the position of Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Mahoney will oversee corporate governance, contracts, property and facilities management, mergers & acquisitions, corporate communications, philanthropy & wellness, and internet strategy.
Mahoney, 30, has been with Heffernan for seven years in various operations of the group, most recently as Vice President, Office of the CEO, where she was integral to the planning and execution of the company's continuing expansion. In addition to her new role in operations, Mahoney will continue to execute special projects as needed.
A native of Marin County, Mahoney is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley, where she earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.
Mike Heffernan, President& CEO, remarked, "Jen has shown an ability to thoroughly comprehend and direct initiatives in an effective and timely manner. She is unbelievably competent and gets the job done. We look forward to seeing her continue to grow as a leader in our organization."About Heffernan Insurance Brokers Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY. Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $2.5 million to local charities, including giving 22% of profits to charity in 2011. For more information, visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249. SOURCE Heffernan Insurance Brokers