Heffernan Insurance Brokers
1350 Carlback Ave. #100
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
John started his insurance career in Marsh, Inc.’s Casualty Risk Management Department in San Francisco. In 1994 John joined Heffernan Insurance Brokers, in a sales capacity developing various niche practice groups and programs for the group. John helped run and grow the program side of the Group and also developed several very robust small business initiatives, including the formation and growth of SelectSolutions Insurance Services, which was later merged with Patra.
In his role as Chief Advancement Officer, John is closely involved with various strategic initiatives for the group, as well as Heffernan’s focus in the Insuretech space, investing in, developing and implementing various technology related initiatives. In 2017, John launched Oli Insurance Services, Inc. which provides independent agencies with turnkey solutions to assist with the many challenges of running an agency, as well as to help grow the agency and improve profitability by providing broad carrier access and a host of back office support services and business growth tools.
John was born and raised in San Francisco. He attended University of Pacific where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. John now lives in Alamo, CA with his wife and three kids, and spends his time outside of work enjoying family time and the many kids activities & sports, as well as golfing, skiing, running and various other outdoor activities.