Richmond, VA — February 10, 2022 — The Hilb Group announced today that it has partnered with Wharton Surety Consultants and added to its portfolio, expanding the company’s growing presence in the Philadelphia area. The transaction became effective December 31, 2021.

Based in Wayne, Pennsylvania, Wharton specializes in surety and fidelity bonding. Serving clients nationwide, Wharton maintains relationships with over 20 different sureties across a broad range of markets. Agency Principal Eric Follman and his team of surety professionals will join the Hilb Group’s Mid-Atlantic regional operations.

“We take great pride in the relationships we have developed with our clients over the past 30 years,” said Eric Follman. “We are excited now to grow the offerings we provide our clients through our partnership with the Hilb Group – adding national resources to build on our local relationships.”

“Wharton Surety brings extensive experience and knowledge in surety and fidelity bonding – a strong complement to build on our expertise and offerings for our clients,” Hilb Group CEO Ricky Spiro said. “We are thrilled to welcome them to our company and look forward to our next steps together.”