Lockton Dunning expands the Gulf Coast region with new Assistant Vice President, Trent Huff

Lockton Dunning, a series in Lockton Companies, is proud to announce that Trent Huff has joined their Houston office as Assistant Vice President and will play a key role in the expanding business in the Gulf Coast region. Huff joins the team during an expansive time. Lockton grew more than 27% in FY 2022, with over $2.6 billion in revenue and a 97% client retention rate.

Brett Haugh, President of Lockton Dunning’s Gulf Coast region said, “We made a commitment to grow our services in the Gulf Coast region and we continue to uphold that promise with the addition of Trent, who is positioned to help take Lockton’s clients to the next level of success.”

Lockton Dunning is focused on improving the lives of its clients, associates, and the communities in which they live and work. With over 12 years of experience leading and implementing strategies in the insurance industry, Huff has extensive knowledge that upholds the values, work ethic, and client-focused attitude Lockton is founded on. He will be fundamental in expanding Lockton Dunning’s footprint in the Gulf Coast region by servicing our clients’ employee populations and finding creative solutions that enhance their benefits programs.

Don Harrison, Gulf Coast region Senior Vice President, said, "We are extremely excited to have Trent join our growing Lockton Dunning team in the Houston office. Trent will be a huge asset leading client relationships and client healthcare strategy. We look forward to working with him and leveraging his many years of expertise."

Huff noted that he looks forward to “developing relationships and trust with both clients and coworkers, and to continue to learn and expand knowledge in order to bring value to clients,” as well as being a part of “an organization that realizes and values that what we’re selling is our people and the expertise each person brings.”

Brett Haugh, President of the Gulf Coast region, added, "Our business model is laser-focused on finding solutions for our clients and their employees. This is what we do, find creative solutions to enrich the lives of our clients' employees and grow our clients' businesses. This is precisely how Trent views his partnerships with clients. Our core values and work ethics align, which is another reason why his expertise will help sharpen our Gulf Coast region growth.”

Huff's impressive professional experience includes working as a consultant for USI Insurance Services and a benefits manager for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and the Mundy Companies. He has expertise in creating a competitive advantage by designing custom benefits programs and strategies for client companies. During his time with the Mundy Companies, he implemented multiple cost-saving initiatives for insurance programs, including a pharmacy management program and a large claims management program that optimized business costs and performance. He has a BS from Texas State University with a focus on Business, Mass Communications and Sociology.

About Lockton Dunning

Founded in 1966, Lockton is a privately owned independent insurance brokerage with more than 8,500 Associates doing business in over 130 countries to serve clients with risk management services and insurance products.

Lockton Dunning was built on our passion for serving clients, developing Associates, and giving back to our communities. As the world’s largest privately held global benefits company, Lockton Dunning has the independence to focus all resources on doing what’s right for clients and driving client success. Lockton is privately held, servicing stakeholders, Associates, clients, and the communities in which Associates live and work. The size of Lockton Dunning’s footprint has grown, but its passion to service and stakeholders has not.

This includes our commitment to advancing workplace diversity and inclusion. By empowering Associates to bring their authentic selves to work, they can go above and beyond to achieve innovative and effective results for our clients.