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December 03
​Melinda Meissner Barham Joins Alliant Amid Private Client Growth Strategy

Private client expert to provide personal insurance and risk consulting services to a growing portfolio of high-net-worth clients throughout the Southeast

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Melinda Meissner Barham, one of South Florida’s top private client experts, has joined Alliant as Senior Vice President. The longtime private client growth leader will provide customized insurance and consulting solutions to high-net-worth individuals throughout the Southeast. Barham will also play a prominent business development role, facilitating Alliant’s continued growth within this key strategic region. Barham joins Alliant as part of its private client growth strategy, which has been enhanced by the recent acquisition of Crystal & Company.

“Melinda’s arrival adds strength and experience to our private client team as we continue to expand our reach and influence within this key strategic vertical,” said Bob Bennetsen, Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director with Alliant. “Melinda is highly regarded among clients and the high-net-worth advisor community throughout the Southeast for her advice and ability to deliver high-value risk and insurance solutions.”

Barham has more than 20 years of personal insurance experience and is highly regarded throughout the region for helping affluent individuals and families safeguard their assets via the delivery of highly strategic long-term risk mitigation solutions.

Prior to joining Alliant, Barham was Senior Vice President and the Southeast U.S. Sales Leader within the Private Client Services group of an international insurance brokerage firm.

Barham earned her bachelor’s degree in international business and MBA from Florida Atlantic University. She has also served as an adjunct professor at her alma mater. She can be reached in the West Palm Beach office of Alliant at (561) 273-2303 or at Melinda.Barham@alliant.com.