Engle-Hambright & Davies, Inc. (EHD) Merges with Whalen Insurance Associates in Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA, June 29, 2017- Engle-Hambright & Davies, Inc. (EHD), established in Lancaster in 1896 and one of the largest privately owned insurance brokers in the United States, has merged with Whalen Insurance Associates, Inc. Whalen is an employee benefit consulting and brokerage firm originally established in Lancaster in 1986. The new combined entity will have 110 employees and will serve over 6,400 customers primarily located in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Whalen’s six employees will relocate to and operate out of EHD’s corporate offices in the Greenfield Corporate Center in Lancaster.
“We are excited about adding the talented employees and outstanding clients of Whalen Insurance Associates to our growing company portfolio,” said Jon Miles, Chairman, President, and CEO of EHD. “Whalen’s staff has a well earned reputation for customer service and they will now be able to offer a much broader array of products and services to their clients in the future.”
“The new firm, operating under the EHD name, will be a true combination of two extraordinary companies with uniform cultures and unique strengths that highly complement each other. By joining forces, we will be able to deliver unparalleled knowledge, service and enhanced resources to further demonstrate our “client first” approach,” said Tim Whalen, current president of Whalen Insurance Associates.
Established in 1896, Engle-Hambright & Davies, Inc. — now EHD — is one of the most respected insurance brokers in Pennsylvania and one of the largest privately held full-service insurance brokers in the United States. EHD has offices in Exton, Lancaster, Pittsburgh and Reading and offers commercial insurance, employee benefits, personal insurance and risk management services to businesses, non-profit organizations, public agencies and individuals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. To learn more, visit ehd-ins.com or call us toll-free 1-800-544-7292.