Insurance expert and local leader Jennifer Franze joins Lockton

Lockton, the world’s largest privately held insurance brokerage, welcomes Jennifer Franze as Senior Vice President with its Mountain West series. An accomplished industry expert skilled in both Benefits and Property & Casualty, Franze helps clients navigate the corporate complexities of risk and people, expertly minimizing costs and improving bottom lines.

“Jennifer’s unrivaled reputation, depth of experience and strong relationships will be an incredible asset to our clients,” said Tate McCoy, Chief Executive Officer of Lockton Mountain West. “Her addition to our Arizona team serves as clear proof of Lockton’s commitment to providing the best expertise, information and service to clients throughout the region,” added Kevin Cummings, President of Lockton Southwest.

With 15 years of experience developing customized client solutions for numerous industries and sectors, including higher education, technology, financial services, healthcare, and professional services, Franze’s broad expertise spans from M&A due diligence to health and welfare. Most recently, she spent nine years as a market leader for Aon, driving growth across risk, retirement and health. Prior to joining Aon, she was a senior leader in Mercer’s Health & Benefits practice and spent ten years with Paychex.

Franze is well known amongst peers and the local community. A skilled relationship builder, she founded and leads an executive Human Resources group that provides high-level HR leaders an opportunity to share best practices, analyze trends and network with fellow industry leaders across Arizona.

“Lockton’s longstanding mission—to provide truly exceptional client service—mirrors my own,” said Franze. “I’m honored to join a firm that not only put clients at the forefront of everything it does, but also treats Associates and Producers as family.”