TOLEDO, OH, Sept. 30, 2014 — Hylant, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, announced today that Sara Best has been appointed Training and Development Manager. Hylant’s executive vice president of talent management and human resources, Matt Dills, made the announcement.
In this role, Best will be responsible for managing Hylant’s employee development and training programs to ensure the highest level of services and expertise is maintained throughout the organization. In addition, Best will drive leadership and manager coaching and development initiatives and support the firm’s continued growth. Best is a proven industry leader with more than 25 years of management, development, coaching and training experience.
Prior to joining the Hylant team, Best served as director of the Board Catalyst Institute for Aly Sterling Philanthropy, where she built board development and strategic planning service lines from the ground up. Her previous experience includes principal and owner of Best People Solutions, LLC., and manager of direct services for Harbor Behavioral Healthcare. Best is active in the Catholic Charities of Toledo and is a current member of the City of Toledo Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. She received her bachelor’s degree in social work from The Ohio State University and her master’s degree in social work and administration from Eastern Michigan University.
“Sara is a motivated and energetic addition to our team,” said Matt Dills. “Her impressive professional experience and strong skill set are complemented by her longstanding involvement in the community. Sara will be a great benefit to our clients, employees and the community.”
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Hylant, a six consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), 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).