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May 14
​Arrival of Chard Richard Signifies Continued Southeast Growth for Alliant

Employee Benefits Group adds Baton Rouge benefits leader as Managing Director

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Longtime Baton Rouge employee benefits leader Chard Richard has joined Alliant as Executive Vice President and Managing Director. Richard will play a key strategic role in the expansion of Alliant’s Employee Benefits Group both in the Bayou State and the greater Southeast Region.

“The Southeast, with its strong economic fundamentals and continued demographic growth, remains a fertile ground for the expansion of our benefits footprint,” said Kevin Overbey, Senior Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Alliant Employee Benefits. “Chard has a strong command of the region and understands specifically what its diverse range of employers need from their benefits team.”

A veteran of the employee benefits industry, Richard has an extensive track record of success as a visionary strategist and seasoned producer with experience servicing a range of mid-to-large-sized clients.

Richard joins Alliant with more than 30 years of experience within the Baton Rouge employee benefits community. Prior to joining Alliant, he was Area President, Gulf States with a national employee benefits and consulting firm where he built the firm’s regional employee benefits practice from scratch into a $35 million operation.

Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and business administration from Louisiana State University. He can be reached in the Baton Rouge office of Alliant at (225) 236-9670 or at Chard.Richard@alliant.com.