American Westbrook Insurance Services

American Westbrook Insurance Services


Theodore G. Barlas, CIC, ARM

Executive Vice President

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Executive Vice President Ted Barlas brings more than 35 years of insurance experience to his clients, with a strong background in brokerage and consulting, operational management, loss control and engineering.He specializes in complex risk exposures for large accounts and provides expertise in all aspects of day-to-day client operations.In addition to developing new business relationships, Ted continuously strengthens his insurance carrier and service provider relationships.He has also mentored and recruited sales professionals throughout his career.

Before joining AssuredPartners Illinois, Ted most recently spent over six years with Alliant Insurance Services.Previously, he was with Willis HRH and its predecessor companies, HRH, the Hobbs Group and Hobbs Brook for 23 years, where he was a top leader in client retention and development. Ted began his insurance career with Fred S. James & Company and Liberty Mutual.

Ted holds a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University and the designations, Associate in Risk Management and Certified Insurance Counselor.