Socius Insurance Services, Inc. Hires John Hardy as Assistant Vice President, Management and Professional Liability Practice

CaptureSocius Insurance Services, Inc., a management liability and property/casualty insurance wholesaler, announced it has hired John Hardy to join its management and professional liability practice. Hardy will be based in Socius’ Tampa, Florida office.

A professional lines broker with capabilities to write business in all 50 States, Hardy brings knowledge and expertise to Socius’ management and professional liability team. Coverage specialties include full management liability, errors and omissions, cyber liability and crime for all private and publicly owned companies, along with nonprofit entities. His former responsibilities included driving new professional lines revenue by building new relationships and repairing distressed ones, along with cross selling and creatively remarketing renewal accounts. At Socius, Hardy will focus on helping to build the management and professional liability brokerage practice in the Southeast.

“We are very excited to have John join our growing ranks of producers in Florida,” said Patrick Hanley, President of Socius. “His background and experience should prove him to be a strong addition to the team.”

Hardy currently serves as an associate board member on the Pinellas Association of Insurance Agents (PAIA). He is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in advertising.

About Socius Insurance Services, Inc.
Socius Insurance Services, Inc. is a property/casualty and management liability wholesale broker based in San Francisco, with regional offices in Los Angeles, CA; Elgin, IL; Birmingham, AL; and Tampa and Miami, FL. Socius specializes in D&O, E&O, EPL, property & casualty and umbrella coverages. Founded in 1997, the company currently has approximately 50 employees, and is privately held.


The 22nd ACI National Conference on Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) this January!

sociusThe 22nd ACI National Conference on Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) will take place in New York on January 28th, 2015. This conference will focus on identifying new opportunities in the EPLI market, minimizing exposure to EPL risks, defending against the newest claims, and reducing litigation and settlement costs.

Laura Zaroski, J. D. of Socius Insurance Services Inc. will be a guest speaker at the conference. For more information on ACI or the EPLI National Conference, please visit .