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Lockton appoints Eric Collison as the VP and Unit Manager of Memphis office

9th June 2023 - Author: Saumya Jain

Lockton announces the appointment of Eric Collison as the Vice President and Unit Manager to the global firm’s Memphis office.

Collison is an industry veteran with nearly two decades of industry experience. He brings extensive sales and management expertise towards his new role.

Previously, he has worked for global firms including Liberty Mutual Insurance and Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group.

Collison began his career as a Senior Account Representative, advancing through promotions, and has held roles as Senior Branch Manager, Sales Manager and Vice President.

Collison has built his rolodex of relationships in the hospitality industry by developing marketing alliances and exclusive insurance programs for clients across real estate and construction.

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Brian Roberts, Executive Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer of Lockton Midwest commented, “We were drawn to Eric’s experience because of his deep client relationships in the Memphis market. We know that he will not only solidify client relationships and help our presence grow, but he will also help support recruitment and retention in Memphis.”

Collison holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Mississippi State University. He plays active roles across boards and organizations as a Board Member of the Insurors of Tennessee (BIG I), a New Memphis Institute Fellow, and a Nexus Memphis Protégé graduate. Collison is also a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).

Collison commented on his hire, “I was drawn to Lockton’s culture and the opportunity to create a strong foundation of rising star leaders in the Memphis office. There are currently no property casualty producers in the Memphis area and by creating a new unit, we have a capacity to build out a new division of producers and service new clients.”

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