CLEVELAND – December 19, 2018 – Oswald Companies, one of the largest independent and employee-owned insurance brokerage and risk management firms in the nation, has announced the appointment of Traci Barlage to the position of Vice President, Casualty Practice Leader. She specializes in implementing strategic risk management plans and alternative outcomes for large clients, across a wide service scope.
“We’re excited to welcome Traci to our Property & Casualty team,” said Jessica Jung, Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Property & Casualty. “Her proven industry success is a significant asset to our organization as we continue to deliver differentiated outcomes for our clients and execute on aggressive plans for growth and expand our geographic footprint.”
Barlage brings more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She earned a Bachelor of Business (BS) in Marketing from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington and holds designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM). Barlage currently sits on the Northeast Ohio Regional Advisory Board of Make-A-Wish®, Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. In addition, she proudly serves as a volunteer with the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital – Healthcare Partner Advocacy.
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 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.