CLEVELAND – June 24, 2019 – Michael Clark, Employee Benefits Consultant, Oswald Companies, has been recognized as a Crain’s Cleveland Twenty in their 20s honoree, in an annual listing of the top young leaders in Northeast Ohio.
According to the award release, this year’s Twenty in their 20s class, selected by a panel of Crain’s editors, includes active, driven young professionals who will help steer the course of Northeast Ohio into that future.
Clark joined Oswald Companies in 2015 as a Sales Executive and in his first year was awarded the “Rookie of the Year/Top Newcomer” award. The following year he was awarded the “Top Producer/Organic Growth” award. He continues to invest in learning and understanding all aspects of the industry.
Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Kent State, where was a member of the 2012 College World Series team and a Major League Baseball draftee. He is pursuing his master’s degree in business administration at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.
Outside of work, he actively participates and volunteers with numerous Northeast Ohio organizations and nonprofits, including Habitat for Humanity, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron-Canton FoodBank, National Football HOF, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Knights of Columbus, Volunteers of America, VeloSano, and more. During baseball season, you can find him at a local field helping coach different youth teams. He also participates as a team member for Oswald in Cleveland’s annual Corporate Challenge.
As shared by Steve Baltas, Senior Vice President, Director of Benefits Sales:
Michael’s passion for excellence, integrity, resourcefulness and commitment to his community make him a promising leader in our organization,” Baltas said. “He is a leader, coach and tremendous teammate."
Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. As a proud Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients worldwide. Learn more at www.OswaldCompanies.com.