Raleigh, NC, July 13, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Don Mills, president of SIA Group (www.siagroup.net), a full-service insurance agency with six offices throughout North Carolina, has announced that Bret Thomas Patterson has been hired as a commercial lines sales executive for the Jacksonville branch office. In this position, Patterson will be responsible for retaining and expanding existing client relationships, handling business development and managing commercial line insurance sales throughout the eastern region of North Carolina.
Patterson received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, graduating summa cum laude. A native of Jacksonville, he resides in his hometown.
“We are pleased to have Bret join SIA Group,” said Mills. “His knowledge of the industry and drive to succeed will prove to be a major asset to the firm.”
About SIA Group:
SIA Group is a full-service insurance agency with six offices throughout North Carolina. Founded in 1975, the firm offers a complete range of insurance products including risk management consultation, loss control, surety bonds programs, life insurance and employee benefit packages. SIA Group is one of North Carolina’s fastest growing insurance organizations with more than 150 employees. The firm was listed in Insurance Journal’s Top 100 Privately Held Property Casualty Agencies report in 2006, 2007 and 2008. SIA Group has offices located in Raleigh, Jacksonville, Greenville, New Bern, Wallace and Burgaw, N.C. For more information, visit www.siagroup.net.
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