SAN FRANCISCO, CA - February 28, 2011 - Equity Risk Partners, the only full-service insurance brokerage and consulting firm focused exclusively on the needs of the private equity industry, announced today that Chris Veber has been recognized as a 2011 “Power Broker” by Risk & Insurance Magazine. Veber, who is a Managing Director for the firm’s Chicago office, was one of six individuals chosen as a winner in the Financial Institutions category from among thousands of nominations received this year.
The “Power Broker” recognition honors the most influential commercial insurance brokers in the industry for their creativity in solving clients' risk management issues, depth of industry knowledge, and superior client service.Designations are based on nominations provided by brokers and risk managers, which are then judged by separate panels of risk managers for each industry segment.
"I am honored to receive this award, but this would not have been possible without the incredible team of professionals that I worked with every step of the way. The ERP team is truly the best in the business, and has done an outstanding job for the firm's clients," says Veber.
“Chris is a top performer who continually produces strong results for the firm and does extraordinary work for his clients,” says Michael Marcon, Founder and CEO of ERP. “This award is not only a direct recognition of Chris’s outstanding expertise and ability, but is representative of the quality of service that ERP delivers to its clients, day in and day out.”
Veber joined ERP in 2002 and has more than fifteen years of experience in mergers and acquisitions. He leads service teams that provide advice to more than 30 top private equity firms involving various insurance and benefits matters. Veber is a graduate of the University of Michigan and resides with his wife and three sons in Kenilworth, IL.