Lockton, the world’s largest privately held global broker, continues to add best-in-class talent, today announcing key hire Sarah Heineman as the head of its Mountain West regional surety practice, based in Denver. In this position, Heineman will lead surety growth and client experience across Colorado, Arizona, Washington, Utah, and Nevada, with extended responsibility for key clients in Lockton’s Texas Series.
With 28 years’ experience in finance and insurance, Heineman is a nationally recognized industry expert. She joins Lockton from Sompo International, where she served as senior vice president and head of field operations for the surety team, leading business development and talent acquisition across the country. Before Sompo, Heineman served in executive leadership positions elsewhere, helping to build Sirius International’s surety operation and spending nearly 10 years with Argo Surety after launching the team in 2008. Before beginning her surety career with Traveler’s in 2003, Heineman spent a decade in finance and banking.
“Sarah’s hire exemplifies Lockton’s dedication to building best-in-class Surety capabilities for our clients,” said Julie Marcello, chief operating officer of Lockton’s Mountain West region. “She brings a wholly unique blend of technical expertise, industry relationships and client focus.”