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Welcome Our New Account Executive, Sean Brennan, to Our Pan American Business Unit

Welcome Our New Account Executive, Sean Brennan, to Our Pan American Business Unit


Walnut Creek, Calif., 01 March 2019 – Relation Insurance Services (“Relation”), a privately owned insurance brokerage that offers property and casualty, risk-management, benefits, and TPA-consulting services through its family of brands across the United States, today announced that Sean Brennan, CAWC, has joined its Pan American business unit as Account Executive for its Property & Casualty and Alternative Risk practice.

In this role, Sean will focus on increasing Pan American’s footprint in the San Francisco Bay Area by focusing on mid-market businesses with challenges managing their risk surrounding workers’ compensation, online operations/cyber, and employment practices liability insurance, (EPLI).  He will be based in Relation’s Walnut Creek office.

Sean comes to Relation with nearly two decades of financial services sales and marketing experience, during which he managed sales teams in banking and finance. He focused on workers’ compensation, cyber liability, and EPLI, as well as alternative risk financing (captive insurance policies). A Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation (CAWC), Sean has been published in Contra Costa Lawyer magazine, the official publication of the Contra Costa County Bar Association: in “Risky Business: Can Insurance Mitigate All Your Risk?” (September 2018), he shared insight on workers’ compensation and EPLI.

“Sean is a powerhouse of knowledge and experience,” said Steve Martin, President of Pan American. “He brings specialty knowledge of in-depth policy and class-code analysis, combined with reclassifications and loss control, which will help our clients drive down their overall cost of risk. We’re thrilled that his addition adds so much value to what the Pan American team can deliver for our clients.”

Sean earned his B.S. in Business Administration—with a concentration in Operations and Production Management—from Cal State Hayward. He’s a proud East Bay Area local, having attended high school in Walnut Creek, and has lived in Concord for more than twenty years. He has three children with his wife, Jenni, who is a first-grade teacher in the Mount Diablo School district.


About Relation Insurance Services

Relation Insurance Services is an insurance broker that offers superior risk-management and benefits-consulting services through its family of brands across the United States. It is ranked by Insurance Journal within the top 40 largest agencies in the country by revenue and has nearly 500 employees in more than 30 locations nationwide. Relation is a privately held corporation; alongside its current private-equity partners, Parthenon Capital and Century Equity Partners. Recently, the company announced Parthenon and Century had entered into an agreement to transfer ownership of the company to Aquiline Capital Partners, which is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019. Visit for more information.


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