American Westbrook Insurance Services

American Westbrook Insurance Services


Vernon LaVia

Senior Client Executive

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As senior client executive at AssuredPartners Illinois, Vern brings more than 31 years of experience in the employee benefits and property and casualty insurance industry. He provides expertise in all aspects of day-to-day client operations and in strategizing risk management solutions and developing new business relationships.

In addition to serving as an independent insurance broker, Vern has held leadership roles throughout his career. He has achieved successful results while holding sales management roles at Aetna, Lincoln National and Prudential Insurance, to name a few. Vern has also successfully mentored and recruited sales professionals.

He has been active in the non-profit community, serving as a board member for 15 different non-profit organizations, and he co-founded two 501(c)(3) non-profits.

Vern holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University.