Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property/casualty, risk management and wealth management firm based in Deerfield, appointed Jim Blue as president.
Blue's responsibilities will involve working closely with the existing leadership team to focus on revenue growth and integration of new Alera Group firms. He will develop and execute strategic initiatives with a focus on sales, cross marketing collaboration and carrier relationships.
"We are thrilled to have Jim Blue join us as President of Alera Group," said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. "Jim's leadership mindset mirrors the collaborative culture of Alera Group, making him a powerful addition to our team. We look forward to his leadership and positive impact on the organization as president."
Formerly the CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency New England, Blue brings substantial experience to the leadership team of Alera Group. In his previous role, he grew a small, local firm into a national hub for his former employer. This experience positions him as a strong leader for Alera Group, facilitating continued growth for the company.
Alera Group will continue to execute on its vision and strategic initiatives through its culture of collaboration.
"As President of Alera Group, I look forward to continuing to emphasize the collaborative national culture of the company while helping to strengthen the individual performance of each firm," said Jim Blue. "In this role, I will work with leadership of our partner firms to continuously provide an unparalleled experience for all of our colleagues and clients."