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May 10
​Alliant Receives Two Break Out Awards

Alliant Specialty’s Normandy Yaeger and Matt McManus Selected for 2018 Business Insurance Break Out Awards
NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Alliant Insurance Services, the nation’s largest specialty insurance brokerage firm, has announced that Normandy Yaeger and Matt McManus have been awarded the sought-after 2018 Business Insurance Break Out Awards. The awards program recognizes 40 professionals in the commercial insurance and risk management sectors who have been in the industry for less than 15 years and have demonstrated outstanding aptitude and professionalism.

“We are a strategic partner for our clients’ business, and I believe this is why we have seen so many of our team members recognized with industry awards,” said Peter Arkley, President, Alliant Specialty. “The 2018 Break Out Awards showcase not only Alliant’s up and coming talent but also proves our commitment to innovation and education.”

  • Normandy Yaeger has 14 years of experience with responsibilities that include overseeing day-to-day client services, surety, and insurance marketing and contract review. Based in the Alpharetta, GA office of Alliant, Yaeger serves as an Assistant Vice President, Account Executive, leading the service team on all insurance and surety needs. She enjoys working with a variety of construction clients locally, nationally, and internationally, including large general contractors, heavy civil contractors, and residential contractors. She maintains strong relationships with her clients as well as underwriters for all the major carriers.
  • Matt McManus specializes in sizeable placements for public sector, healthcare, and real estate clientele. Based in the San Francisco, CA office of Alliant, McManus serves as a Vice President, with a current book of business that consists of over 15 hospitals, four Joint Power Authorities, numerous cities, counties, special districts, colleges and a leading national real estate investment management firm. McManus’ service model for his clients involves responding quickly to their needs, understanding the core business of each client, and working relentlessly to ensure their success.

There will be three regional award ceremonies in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles in June to celebrate the winners in addition to all winners being profiled on BusinessInsurance.com and in the June issue of the magazine.