Richmond, VA — January 11, 2023 — The Hilb Group announced today that it has acquired Pennsylvania-based Oak Ridge Surety Agency, further expanding the company’s growing presence in the Mid-Atlantic region and building on its surety specialty and expertise. The acquisition took effect December 30, 2022. The business will join with Wayne, Pennsylvania-based Wharton Surety Consultants, a Hilb Group agency.

Based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Oak Ridge Surety Agency specializes in providing competitive surety bond programs and commercial insurance options to its customers. The agency places a strong emphasis on client relationships at the core of its business, built through trust, communication, care, and attention for their customers. Martin Hellman and his team of insurance professionals will become part of Hilb Group’s Mid-Atlantic regional operations.

“Our team is excited to join Hilb Group,” Martin Hellman said. “This partnership allows us to maintain the strength of our local connections, while enhancing the resources and offerings we can provide to our clients now and in the future.”

“We are pleased to welcome Oak Ridge Surety Agency to Hilb Group and together to draw from their trusted market presence and expertise,” said Hilb Group CEO Ricky Spiro. “This addition represents a strong complement to our client offerings and an ideal fit for our growth strategy.”