CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – NBA Hall of Fame member Isiah Thomas today announced that his company ISIAH International is expanding its portfolio by entering the global insurance brokerage and benefits markets by partnering with HUB International and Forest Capital Management.
Together this partnership with ISIAH Insurance results in the creation of an insurance broker and pension advisor who is uniquely qualified and capable of providing the best insurance and benefits to any business and group of ownership. Isiah Thomas will be the CEO of the new company. This opportunity will leverage his experience in the sports industry to establish new partnerships with high-end properties and organizations in the commercial landscape.
ISIAH Insurance will help all businesses provide world class products and services in the areas of insurance and risk, employee benefits, retirement and private wealth.
“I have experienced first-hand the challenges companies face in obtaining insurance and benefits for their businesses and employees,” Says Isiah Thomas, President and CEO of ISIAH International LLC. “We formed ISIAH Insurance to meet this need. I am delighted to be in partnership with the HUB International and Forest Capital Management teams. Their products and customer service are world class and allow us to create the impression of a local business with the support of a national supplier.”
“The vision that Isiah is to become the largest minority owned insurance broker in the world is something we are very proud to be a part of and we look forward to partnering with Isiah and his team to make it happen.” said Nick Gialamas, Zone President of HUB International and industry veteran for 27 years.
“Forest Capital Management is delighted to partner with Isiah and his team to expand our services in the United States. We look forward to the complementary nature of the value that Isiah and her team can bring and believe this is the start of a long-standing partnership,“said Brian Jessen, President and Managing Partner of Forest Capital Management.
About ISIAH International
ISIAH International, LLC is a certified minority investment company. For over 30 years, Thomas has invested in a diverse portfolio of new and existing businesses. Isiah Lord Thomas, III is Chairman and CEO. For more information, please visit www.isiahinternational.com/isiah-insurance.
About HUB International
Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., HUB International Limited is a leading global full-service insurance brokerage providing risk management, insurance, employee benefits, retirement and management products and services. of heritage. With more than 14,000 employees in offices located across North America, HUB’s extensive network of specialists brings clarity to a changing world with tailored solutions and flawless advocacy, so clients are ready for tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.hubinternational.com.
About Forest Capital Management
Forest Capital Management, LLC is a registered investment advisory firm whose sole purpose is to advise institutional pension plans and plan sponsors as a co-trustee. As financial advisors, Forest Capital’s footprint is national while maintaining a local atmosphere.