|MIRAMAR, Fla. May 8, 2019 - Tim Simokonis joins Lockton as vice president and employee benefits consultant for Lockton Southeast in its Miramar, Florida office. He brings more than 10 years of experience in the insurance industry specializing in all areas of employee benefits. Simokonis will focus on business development by working with employers to create personalized employee benefits programs.
"Our employee benefits business has experienced rapid growth for the past several years," said Manoj Sharma, chief operating officer of Lockton's Southeast business. "Tim's proven expertise and leadership abilities will help fuel that growth in coming years."
The competitive job market and rising healthcare costs are creating challenges for companies.
"Employers are struggling to manage the escalating costs associated with their employee benefits program," said Simokonis. "Lockton has the analytics, technology and expertise to create robust and cost-effective employee benefits programs to help employers retain top talent."
Simokonis found Lockton's private ownership compelling. "Lockton's producer partnership model is what drew me here," said Simokonis. "It gives me the freedom to create personalized solutions for my clients while outperforming and providing faster service delivery than our competitors."
Simokonis is part of the Lockton's rapidly growing Southeast region which encompasses offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. He is based out of the Miramar office which is located at 3601 SW 160th Ave., Suite 200, Miramar, FL 33027 and can be reached by calling 954- 883-2125.
Lockton is a global professional services firm with 7,000 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property, and reputation. Lockton has experienced rapid organic grown by helping clients achieve their objectives. For 10 consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance.