Alliant Insurance Services, the nation’s largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that Jon Ostrau has joined its Alliant Americas division as Senior Vice President.

He will be responsible for the delivery of risk management and insurance solutions that meet the diverse needs of middle market companies throughout the US.

"Alliant is committed to providing midsized businesses with a powerful mix of service, industry expertise, and innovative thinking that moves them forward," said Tom Corbett, Chairman and CEO of Alliant.

"Jon Ostrau has a keen understanding of the unique dynamics that drive these businesses and will be instrumental in solidifying Alliant Americas as the middle market’s insurance partner of choice."

Ostrau has more than 25 years of experience leading sales and service teams in the property and casualty market.

He has delivered insurance-based solutions to companies across a vast array of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, construction, financial services, telecommunications, media, entertainment, and others. Ostrau also has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, having delivered transactional liability insurance coverage for a broad range of deal sizes and structures.

"Jon’s diverse experience with both traditional and non-traditional insurance-based solutions will be central to the continued growth of Alliant’s middle market platform," said John Beres, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Alliant Americas – East.

Prior to joining Alliant, Ostrau led new business and client retention efforts for a large, national insurance brokerage firm.

Alliant launched Alliant Americas in January 2014 to expand the company’s presence in the middle market through strategic acquisitions and investments. Alliant Americas provides midsized businesses with targeted insurance products and services through a dedicated national platform.

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services is one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States and has a history dating back to 1925.

Alliant provides property and casualty, workers’ compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to more than 26,000 clients nationwide, including public entities, tribal nations, healthcare, energy, law firms, real estate, construction, and other industry groups.