Heffernan Insurance Brokers Acquires National Truck Services Group, Expanding its Nationwide Presence with Arizona Footprint
WALNUT CREEK, CA — Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, acquires National Truck Services Group (NTSG). The firm has purchased the assets of Phoenix-based NTSG effective April 1, 2017. The NTSG leadership personnel, Sales Manager AJ Planeta and Commercial Lines Manager Kathy Herter, will oversee Heffernan’s newest office, located in Phoenix.
With over 30 years’ of expertise, NTSG has a strong team of employees specializing in insuring trucking firms in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Nevada, which will be a pronounced enhancement to Heffernan’s transportation niche practice. This union brings NTSG the broad range of tools and markets in HIBs portfolio to enable them to grow their existing client base and help them succeed.
“We’re confident that the team’s breadth of experience in the trucking industry, coupled with the access to an array of solutions to fulfill their buyers’ needs, will enable them to drive our growth in Arizona and beyond,” said Mike Heffernan, President and CEO of Heffernan Insurance Brokers. “We’re delighted to have them on board and look forward to an exciting future together.”
“We are excited to be joining such a successful organization and quality group of people,” said AJ Planeta, Sales Manager of the Phoenix branch. “We know the combination of our experience serving the trucking industry over three plus decades, combined with the market reach, and added risk solutions of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, will be a great benefit to all of our current and future clients.”