Brown & Brown of Detroit Adds Traverse City Presence

Brown & Brown of Detroit is pleased to announce the addition of Josh Hart to the team. Josh will bring his insurance expertise to the role of Commercial Insurance Advisor.

In his new role, Mr. Hart will expand our office’s Michigan presence to the Traverse City area, where he is based. In addition to Traverse City’s wealth of tourism and recreation, industry is also booming.

Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, stated, “We are thrilled to add Josh to our team of professionals. He possesses the character and acumen that fits our culture and makes him the right person to lead our investments in northern Michigan. We welcome Josh and his wife Ashley to our family and look forward to many years of prosperity together.”

Josh earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Olivet College, where he majored in insurance and risk management. Prior to joining Brown & Brown of Detroit, he gained extensive insurance experience in retail, wholesale, and carrier spaces.

Brown & Brown of Detroit is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), a leading insurance brokerage firm, providing risk management solutions to individuals and businesses. Located in Sterling Heights, Brown & Brown of Detroit is the largest insurance brokerage in Macomb County. For more information, please visit bbdetroit.com.

BROWN & BROWN OF DETROIT TEAMMATES SUPPORT CHARITIES

Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, is proud to announce that Brown & Brown of Detroit teammates raised $1,475 for The First Tee of Greater Detroit during the office’s third quarter Blue Jean Day fundraiser. Every Friday, the office’s 70+ employees have the option of wearing blue jeans to work, in exchange for a $5 donation to the non-profit of the quarter.

The First Tee of Greater Detroit organization strives to impact the lives of young people in the community by offering affordable and accessible golf facilities to those with limited exposure to golf, resulting in character development and life enhancing values.

Piersol stated, “Like all of the charities we support, The First Tee of Great Detroit does exceptional work in our community. It’s about so much more than learning golf and has a proven method of instilling character-enhancing life skills in its young participants. We are thrilled to continue supporting this initiative.”

For the fourth and final quarter of 2017, Brown & Brown of Detroit has chosen to raise money for the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan. The League is a nonprofit volunteer organization serving Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties whose purpose is to clothe, feed, educate, and comfort children and adults through community-based programs. Their largest program is Operation School Bell, which includes Clothing Distributions, Backpack Meals, One-2-One Tutoring, Link to Creative Teaching, Community Connection, Community Kitchen, and Pass It Forward.


Brown & Brown of Detroit is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown Insurance, the sixth largest insurance intermediary in the United States. Located in Sterling Heights, this office is the largest independent insurance agency in Macomb County.

Brown & Brown of Detroit Welcomes New Commercial Sales Agent

Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President of Brown & Brown of Detroit, is pleased to announce that the office recently welcomed Ann Marie Mourad to the team. Ann Marie will bring her insurance expertise to the role of select commercial sales.

In her new role, Ms. Mourad will dedicate herself to helping select businesses access comprehensive commercial insurance solutions to best protect their interests. She will take a consultative approach to her work with new and existing clients, providing a variety of options to cover key exposures of closely held businesses.

Ann Marie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hillsdale College, where she majored in art history. Prior to joining Brown & Brown of Detroit, she gained extensive insurance experience by owning her own Farmers Insurance agency for eight years. She has also owned a beauty supply franchise and comes from a family of restaurant owners. Therefore, Ms. Mourad understands and relates to the needs and concerns of business owners and can offer keen insights.

Piersol is excited about Mourad’s future with the agency, stating “Ann Marie embodies the entrepreneurial spirit that fits with our culture. Her experience owning and operating a successful small business will definitely be valuable to her clients. We are very glad to add her to our team.”

Brown & Brown of Detroit is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown Insurance, the sixth largest insurance intermediary in the United States. Located in Sterling Heights, this office is the largest independent insurance agency in Macomb County.