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Heffernan Insurance Brokers St. Louis Sponsors Best Places to Work Summit

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers' St. Louis branch recently co-sponsored a 'Best Places to Work Summit' featuring a panel of former St. Louis Business Journal 'Best Places to Work' honorees and advisors.  Participants participated in an interactive discussion regarding successful strategies for including labor, employment, workplace incentives and other business practices that contribute to being named as a 'Best Place to Work,' as well as further building on the distinction once a company has been chosen as a finalist.

Thomas Hebson, Senior Vice President and Regional Executive of the Heffernan Group, St. Louis, was a featured panelist.  Of the summit, Hebson says, "The recent tough economic times have caused companies to put a greater emphasis on retaining a solid employee base.  Comments I heard from summit attendees indicated that the forum provided some insightful and practical suggestions for employers to consider as they work to move their organizations forward."

The summit took place on Friday, October 21 at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis.

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers 

Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides comprehensive insurance and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Orange, Calif.; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.

Heffernan Insurance Brokers was ranked the 14th Largest Independent Agency by Insurance Journal Magazine in 2011, and named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 and the 31st largest Broker of US Business in 2010 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $2.5 million to local charities. 

For more information, please visit or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249. 

SOURCE Heffernan Insurance Brokers