To focus on employee benefits, new business development, account management for employers in Southern California

Heffernan Insurance Brokers, an independent brokerage firms in the US, has appointed Cecille Feliciano as vice president in its Los Angeles office. In this capacity, Ms Feliciano will be focusing on employee benefits, new business development and account management for employers in Southern California.

Ms Cecille brings fifteen years of employee benefits industry experience to Heffernan. She has worked at both United Healthcare and Prudential Insurance, and several national brokerages.

John DeFazio, Los Angeles branch manager at Heffernan, said: I am thrilled to welcome Cecille to the Heffernan team, and look forward to expanding our employee benefits presence in Southern California.

Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Heffernan has additional offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, and Orange, California; Portland, Oregon; Chesterfield, Missouri, and West Palm Beach, Florida.