Holmes Murphy® & Associates Announces Mike Foley as New Board Member

DES MOINES, Iowa, January 4, 2013 — Holmes Murphy & Associates, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokers, has named Senior Vice President and shareholder Mike Foley as a board member.

During his more than 25 years at Holmes Murphy, Foley has contributed to the success of the Holmes Mur­phy’s Employee Benefits division through his specialization in marketing, self-funding, underwriting, and overall market analysis.

Foley provides comprehensive employee benefits consulting and brokerage services for corporations, colleges, cities, school districts, and hospitals throughout the Midwest. Foley and his team supply superior proactive service to clients throughout the year, while staying focused on the client’s budget.

Foley holds his Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation and is licensed in Iowa for Life, Accident and Health, and Legal Insurance. He obtained his B.A. in Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa.

About Holmes Murphy

Founded in 1932, Holmes Murphy & Associates, an independent insurance brokerage, is ranked 26th among America’s top 100 brokers. Holmes Murphy has 12 offices in 10 states, including Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; St. Louis, Mo.; Madison, Wis.; Peoria, Ill.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Sioux Falls, S.D. Holmes Murphy partners with business and industry leaders throughout the Midwest and across the nation in the areas of property casualty, employee benefits, captive insurance, risk management, and loss control.

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Lori McMurray