Heffernan Insurance Brokers, a US based firm that provides insurance and financial services products, has appointed Jared Morrison as commercial lines producer in its Portland office.

Mr Morrison will be responsible for the expansion of Heffernan’s commercial hospitality and Allied Health client base in the Pacific Northwest.

Prior to this, Mr Morrison was managing his own agency for Farmers Insurance. He will serve clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Rick Allen, regional vice president of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, said: Jared is an award-winning insurance sales professional and we enthusiastically welcome him to our team.

Mr Morrison has been a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). In addition to this, Mr Morrison served his country for 3.5 years in the Washington National Guard.