US based insurance brokerage firm Alliant Insurance Services has hired Scott Ernst as vice president for its T&H Brokers office in New York.

Based in T&H Brokers office in New York, Ernst will aim clients in technology-related, manufacturing, and life sciences industries.

Prior to joining T&H, Ernst was a senior vice president of an undisclosed New York based insurance brokerage firm and also was senior vice president for Hilb Rogal & Hobbs and was a producer for a various regional and national insurance firms, including Chubb Insurance and Marsh.

Alliant chairman and CEO Tom Corbett said that Scott Ernst brings an extensive background in the technology industry to Alliant and T&H Brokers, and his expert knowledge and established industry relationships will be extremely valuable in expanding our business in this specialized business sector.

"In addition, Scott’s business development skills, proven commitment to reducing both risk and insurance costs for his clients, as well as his highly responsive, personalized client service, are a great fit with Alliant’s business principles and philosophy," Corbett said.