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Robert Klonk and Eddie Taylor Jr. named to 2014 Crain’s Cleveland Power 150

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CLEVELAND – February 18, 2014 – Robert J. Klonk, CEO of Oswald Companies, and Eddie Taylor Jr., President of Taylor Oswald, have been named to the 2014 Crain’s Cleveland Power 150.

Robert J. Klonk is Chief Executive Officer of Oswald Companies, one of the nation’s largest privately held, employee-owned, insurance brokerage and risk management consulting firms. Klonk has more than 30 years of industry experience and is a current board member of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB) and Assurex Global. His civic involvement includes serving on the boards of the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Business Volunteers Unlimited, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. View Klonk’s full bio.

Eddie Taylor Jr., a recognized Northeast Ohio business and civic leader, is President of Taylor Oswald, a minority-owned enterprise and partner of Oswald Companies dedicated to creating strong and diverse organizations through strategic risk management. Taylor’s civic involvement includes, but is not limited to, serving on the boards of the Greater Cleveland Partnership Commission on Economic Inclusion; Greater Cleveland Sports Commission; College Now Greater Cleveland; Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges; and Allegheny College. View Taylor’s full bio.

The Power 150, a new designation from Crain’s Cleveland Business, is a snapshot of those that are helping to lead the Northeast Ohio region into the future. List members were chosen by Crain’s editorial staff, taking consideration of role and responsibilities in their organization and involvement in the community.

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About Oswald Companies Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. As a proud member of Assurex Global, the worlds’ largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals can service and support the needs of our clients worldwide.

About Taylor Oswald Taylor Oswald is a partnership between Eddie Taylor, Jr. and Oswald. The focus of the firm is to gain an understanding of our clients’ unique needs and business objectives to help them take an enterprise approach to proactively manage and reduce their risk, thereby reducing insurance costs.