Breckenridge Insurance Services Focused on Growth with Opening of Second Atlanta-Area Office and Hiring of Two VPs/Brokers John Hayes and Lisa Maize


ATLANTA, Ga., November 25, 2019 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to announce the addition of two vice presidents/brokers with the recent hiring of John J. Hayes, M.S. and Lisa P. Maize. Hayes is a nearly thirty-year industry executive and will be based in the newly opened, second Atlanta-area Breckenridge office located at Two Ravinia. Maize brings more than twenty years of industry sales and marketing leadership to the team and is located in the Houston, Texas office.

Hayes was last at Nationwide as a middle market territory lead for Georgia within its southeast regional operations.  Previously, he was vice president of insurance services for LeasePlan, where he managed the company’s automobile fleet insurance offerings. He has held production leadership roles for Crum & Forester, Wachovia and Atlantic Mutual Insurance. Hayes has a Master of Science in Business Management from New York University Tandon School and attended The Wharton School Executive Leadership Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Maize previously was a senior broker at RLA Insurance Intermediaries with a focus on casualty and environmental liability. Prior to RLA she was director of marketing at Marsh & McLennan Agency where she focused on new business and carrier relationship building. Maize additionally held business development roles at Brown & Brown of Texas, Alliant Insurance and Lockton and has diverse experience including healthcare, professional lines, property, transportation, manufacturing and more.

“I’m pleased to welcome John and Lisa and their diverse talents and shared industry passion to the team. Their skills will not only serve agents extremely well, but also be integral to our strategic growth efforts across Breckenridge,” stated Trevor Pierce, president of the Breckenridge Insurance Services brokerage and binding division. “The additional opening of a second Atlanta-area office will allow for continued growth in the southeast and is part of our expansion and hiring strategy nationally.”

Hayes can be reached at 678.322.3532 or jhayes@breckis.comand Maize can be reached at 832.241.6554 or


About Breckenridge Insurance Services:

BRECKENRIDGE INSURANCE SERVICES is a national wholesale insurance brokerage/MGA delivering top-rated, competitive commercial coverage solutions. With more than three decades of providing responsive counsel and risk management insights, Breckenridge has become a recognized leader and trusted partner to valued agents and coveted carrier partners internationally. With significant in-house contract binding authority and expert, award-winning brokers spanning nearly all property and casualty, workers’ compensation and professional liability risks, we offer collaborative, comprehensive solutions. As part of Breckenridge Insurance Group, the team has access to additional resources and expertise to help clients go further.  For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKIS.COM


About Breckenridge Insurance Group:

BRECKENRIDGE INSURANCE GROUP, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., is an international specialty wholesale insurance broker, program manager, managing general agent (MGA) and insurance services provider. The company offers access to diverse range of commercial insurance and financial services products to businesses and professional services firms in a variety of industries. The company serves independent insurance agents, brokers, and financial institutions nationally by way of Blue River Underwriters, OSC, Breckenridge Insurance Services brokerage and contract binding group and Southeastern Underwriters, Inc. For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKGRP.COMor call 855.728.8822. CA Insurance License #0G13592


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