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Alliant Insurance Services Adds Eric Edwards, Expands Louisiana P&C Team

By Alliant

Edwards will build comprehensive and strategic risk solutions for clients throughout the Southeast

IRVINE, CA — Eric Edwards has joined Alliant Insurance Services within its Alliant Americas division as Senior Vice President. Based in New Orleans, Edwards will focus on developing comprehensive and cost-effective risk management solutions for a wide range of businesses and organizations across the Southeast.

For more than two decades, Edwards has worked to drive business strategies that maximize risk retention, transfer, and financing efforts while protecting balance sheets and optimizing cash flow. Additionally, Edwards furthers existing client relationships and engages new clients through the delivery of innovative risk management.

“Eric brings a range of capabilities to the team in New Orleans. He has the ability to build long and strong relationships with his clients by helping them meet their business objectives through comprehensive risk strategies,” said Bob Bennetsen, Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director with Alliant. “By getting involved and building trust, he is able to help his clients identify opportunities for long-term growth and sustainability.”

Prior to joining Alliant, Edwards was a Vice President with a leading global professional services firm. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University where he was a member of the 2003 NCAA National Championship football team. Edwards also played in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals.

Edwards can be reached at (318) 381-1402 or