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Alliant Insurance Services Expands Mid-Atlantic Team, Hiring Ken Smith

By Alliant / June 07, 2023

Smith has extensive experience in leadership, business development, talent development, and recruiting

IRVINE, CA — Ken Smith has joined Alliant Insurance Services as Executive Vice President and Regional Director within its Alliant Americas division. Based in McLean, Virginia, Smith will work with a range of clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, designing and supporting comprehensive insurance and risk management solutions.

Smith has more than 30 years of insurance industry experience with a focus on leadership, business development, talent development, and recruiting. His diverse background includes successes in the areas of P&L management, consultative sales, negotiating M&A and divestiture deals, operational efficiency, and process management. As a leader, he has worked to build and implement sales pipeline discipline, pricing for value, forecasting protocols, and retention strategies that address the challenges faced by businesses in today’s marketplace.

“Ken brings a deep knowledge of the unique risks and exposures faced by businesses across the Mid-Atlantic region and adds extensive depth to our growing team,” said Bob Bennetsen, Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director with Alliant. “He’s a team builder with the ability to identify long-term objectives and set a plan to reach them.”

Prior to joining Alliant, Smith worked as a Managing Director with a global insurance brokerage, consulting, and financial services firm. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.

Smith can be reached at (703) 713-5350 or at