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Tricia Pucek

Chief Financial Officer

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Tricia Pucek serves as the Chief Financial Officer at the Horton Group, one of the 50th largest brokers in the United States. As CFO, Tricia is responsible for overall financial management of the company including financial performance reporting, budgeting, and long-range planning. Tricia plays a key leadership role on the executive team guiding the business to the next level of success by identifying business drivers and growth opportunities.

Before joining Horton, Tricia had spent over nine years at Hub International, an insurance brokerage providing an array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment, and wealth management products and services across North America with over 10,000 employees, most recently, as the Corporate Controller. In this role, Tricia was charged with managing a private equity owned international insurance brokerage with over $1.0 billion in annual revenues, responsible for all aspects of corporate accounting and external financial reporting for the billion dollar, private equity owned, agency. In addition to extensive expertise in accounting specifically within the insurance brokerage space, Tricia brings to Horton experience successfully integrating an ERP system within the agency environment, building reporting tools and templates for internal analyses, restructuring reporting, M&A accounting and designing a business development center ROI tracker.

“An exceptional experience for clients is essential,” said Tricia. “Horton’s success is dependent on driving innovation and customer service. It is key that service must continue to be at the forefront of our goals and vision. Without our clients, we simply cannot be successful.”

Tricia views her role as an opportunity to build on Horton’s existing foundation of strong financial leadership where she will combine her business acumen to identify business drivers, understand the complex issues, suggest process improvements and ultimately drive results to support the agency’s vision.

Tricia holds bachelor and master degrees in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – College of Business.

In her free time, Tricia may be seen at a dance competition for her daughter, working out at her local Orange Theory gym, taking in a White Sox game, catching a country music concert or checking out a new restaurant. Tricia resides in Elmhurst, IL with her husband and their two children.

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Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
    B.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – College of Business
  • Masters in Accountancy
    M.A.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – College of Business
Professional Background:
  • Horton Group, Chief Financial Officer, 2017-Present
  • Hub International, Corporate Controller, 2014-2017
  • Hub International, Financial Reporting Manager, 2010-2014
  • Hub International, Financial Reporting Analyst, 2007-2010
  • Crowe Chizek, Senior Staff Auditor, 2005-2007