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ABD Insurance & Financial Services Adds Four New Hires

ABD Insurance & Financial Services Adds Four New Hires

  • Justin McAdams, Operations and Investment Analyst in the Retirement Services division.
  • Jessica Shaw, Client Services Representative in the Employee Benefits division.
  • Doreen Stern, Client Services Representative in the Employee Benefits division.
  • Kevin Yoast, Account Executive in the Private Client Services division.

San Mateo, CA  3/19/13 — ABD Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. announces the addition of four stellar individuals to provide world-class service to our ABD clients.  

“We are always looking for people to join our culture of excellence.  We look for those with a deep passion for delighting clients and a focus on making every experience with ABD, the best it can be,” said Brian Hetherington, CEO and Co-Chairman.  

 “The ABD Team makes sure we are one of the best places to work by hiring top talent and investing in their growth and development.  The result is motivated, driven, knowledgeable colleagues deeply committed to generating results for our clients.  We are thrilled with our four new hires and are confident they will contribute to our efforts always to ‘be better,’”commented Kurt de Grosz, President and Co-Chairman.

Justin McAdams, Operations and Investment Analyst in the Retirement Services division, is a graduate from UC Davis with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics.  He will provide investment analysis and research to our 401(k) clients.

Jessica Shaw, a Client Services Representative in the Employee Benefits division, is a graduate of Sonoma State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and minor in Business Administration.  Jessica is excited to bring her strong customer service experience and analytical skills to the employee benefits team.

Doreen Stern, a Client Services Representative in the Employee Benefits Division, is a graduate from the University of the Pacific with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources.   Doreen comes to ABD with strong values of leadership, teamwork and dedication that will benefit clients when they need assistance with the administration of their employee benefits programs.

Kevin Yoast, Account Executive in the Private Client Services division, joined ABD after more than five years as an Underwriting Specialist at AIG Private Client Group.  His underwriting background, professionalism and exemplary character, are key assets to his clients and the entire Private Client Service team.  Kevin’s broad marketplace knowledge allows him to provide clients with personalized, hands-on service; offering successful and valuable risk management and account structure strategies.  Kevin is a graduate from San Diego State University.

ABD Insurance and Financial Services

Headquartered in San Mateo, with offices in San Francisco, Redwood City and San Jose, ABD is a collective with more than 75 years of history in the insurance industry. ABD has 115 dedicated professionals, many of them recognized as the best and the brightest in the insurance industry. We provide companies with Employee Benefits, 401k Consulting, Property & Casualty, Wellness, Directors & Officers insurance, and other products.

To learn more visit www.theABDteam.com.

Media Contact:

Charles Goodyear

(415) 402-0222 or (415) 265-1545

Charlie@goodyearpeterson.com


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