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Matt Richard Hired By Alliant Insurance Services Further Growing Their Midwest Benefits Team

Veteran consultant has extensive experience serving Ohio and Kentucky markets

June 10, 2024 08:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time–IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliant Insurance Services continues to grow its Midwest presence, hiring Matt Richard as Vice President within its Employee Benefits Group. The Kentucky-based consultant has a proven track record helping clients throughout the region achieve optimum value for their employee benefits programs.

“Matt is a regional leader in program design, plan analysis, and business development,” said Kevin Overbey, President, Alliant Employee Benefits. “His depth of relationships and high familiarity with the Ohio and Kentucky markets will add additional depth and expertise to our growing Midwest team.”

Years Of Experience

Richard has more than 20 years of health insurance industry experience, with a focus on marketing and sales strategy, value proposition, market analysis, new product and service solutions, and market penetration planning. This includes working with some of the nation’s largest brokerage firms and insurance carriers, giving him a comprehensive understanding of the modern healthcare environment.

“Alliant continues to focus on providing diverse clients across the Midwest with best-in-class leadership and resources that maximize value and drive growth,” said Brian Stratton, Executive Vice President, Alliant Employee Benefits. “Matt’s diverse background and strong regional expertise will further expand our leadership as we grow our footprint.”

Alliant continues to focus on providing diverse clients across the Midwest with best-in-class leadership and resources that maximize value and drive growth...

Before coming to Alliant, Richard was Senior Vice President with a national insurance brokerage and consulting firm, focusing on the Midwest market. Prior to his benefits consulting career, Richard led and managed the national accounts team for a major insurance carrier in the Ohio and Kentucky markets.

Richard earned his bachelor’s degree in management from Utica University and his master’s degree in business administration from Northern Kentucky University. He can be reached at




About Alliant Insurance Services
Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nation’s leading distributors of diversified insurance products and services. We operate through a network of specialized national platforms and local offices to offer our clients a comprehensive portfolio of solutions built on innovative thinking and personal service. The business of managing risk is getting more complex, and Alliant is meeting this complexity head-on, not with more layers of management, but with more creativity and agility. Alliant is changing the way our clients approach risk management and benefits, so they can capitalize on new opportunities to grow and protect their organizations. Visit us at


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