Les Peach serves as Sales Executive of Risk Advisory Solutions at The Horton Group, one of the largest brokers in the Greater Chicago metro area. Les brings with him over 38 years of insurance and public entity experience. He is responsible for providing public entity clients with comprehensive, cost-effective and innovative solutions to their most complex, risk-related challenges.
Les joined The Horton Group in October 2014. Prior to this, he served as Vice President of insurance broker Boyle Flagg Seaman, Inc. where he spearheaded their public entity practice. Over his career, Les has accumulated significant insurance experience through his positions at Arthur J. Gallagher, Aon, PENCO, Marsh and Farmer's Insurance as well as his focus on the public sector.
Since 1989, Les has exclusively served public entity clients. He has a keen understanding that his clients in the public sector are facing budgetary constraints and - at the same time - increased expectations from the communities they serve. Les brings to clients a depth of knowledge and expertise gained from serving municipal clients in 18 states as well as his experience with first dollar programs, self insurance, pooling, risk retention groups and group purchase. Les believes the issues facing clients are becoming increasingly complex.
“Being in the business nearly 40 years, I've seen a lot of change - especially in the municipality and public sector area,” says Les. “When the market is struggling, Munies and PEs are the first to be hit hard; budgets and staff are tight. My clients lean on me as a part of their team.”
Les' depth of knowledge in public entity is complemented by Horton's team of experts. He looks forward to building on the standing of Horton's public entity group as a dominant player in the municipal marketplace.
Les earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. He resides in Montgomery, Illinois with his wife Mary and their two dogs Hobbes and Izzy. The couple has two sons, Brian and Steve. In his time away from work, Les enjoys travel and camping.
- BS, Business Administration Degree
Illinois State University
- Property & Casualty Producer
- The Horton Group
Vice President, Risk Advisory Solutions
- Boyle Flagg Seaman, Inc. (BF&S)
- Arthur J. Gallagher
Assistant Vice President
- Farmer's Insurance
- South Suburban Managers Association, Member