TOLEDO, Ohio June 10, 2014 — Hylant, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, announced today that Michael Ugljesa has been named president of Hylant Administrative Services (HAS). Richard Hylant, executive vice president of Hylant, made the announcement.
In this role, Ugljesa will be responsible for further building the vision and long-term strategies for the continued growth of the programs in which HAS administers. His diversified background in operations, insurance, risk management and leadership makes him the perfect fit for this position. Ugljesa has in-depth knowledge of the HAS programs as he spent almost 14 years as the vice president of HAS before taking a brief respite as chief operating officer at a regional family-owned insurance agency. He has distinguished himself as a leader within the public entity and educational communities and he has earned an outstanding reputation in the industry.
“Mike is a proven leader with a high level of integrity,” said Richard Hylant, executive vice president. “His expertise and experiences will allow him to continue building the programs we administer and serve, and also work with the current HAS team to grow the solid foundation we have built over the years.”
Ugljesa earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is involved in United Way, Junior Achievement, Boy Scouts of America, and is a youth athletics coach. He also participates in many insurance-related associations on the local and national levels.
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About Hylant Administrative Services (HAS)
Hylant Administrative Services serves more than 1,000 municipalities and school districts throughout the Midwest. It has established various self-insurance group plans that eliminate fees and taxes required by large commercial carriers. The HAS team creates customized solutions for clients to help reduce risk and lower premiums while offering unparalleled service. For more information, please contact Mike Ugljesa at [email protected] or Tammy Cameron at [email protected].
Hylant, a five consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013), was founded in 1935 and is a full-service insurance brokerage with 14 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Florida. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits brokerage and consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, please contact Tammy Cameron at [email protected] or visit hylant.com. Follow Hylant on LinkedIn and Twitter (@hylantgroup).