National insurance brokerage PCF Insurance Services (PCF) hired Colleen O’Hara as vice president of marketing and communications and Charles Banyai as vice president of regional operations.
“With our recently completed management and partner-led buyout, it was critical to bring on those with the experience to create value and drive efficiencies at scale to support the pace at which we are seeking to grow,” said Robert Smith, president, agency operations. “Both Colleen and Charlie have a deep understanding of our agency-centric operating model and will focus on building resources and driving initiatives to accelerate our high-growth trajectory. Most importantly, they understand our unique partner-driven culture, along with having a solid commitment to preserving the values and interests of the business.”
O’Hara will oversee the development, integration and implementation of a broad range of marketing, internal communications, agency partner and public relations activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization. She joins with extensive experience in marketing for insurance agencies, having served as the executive vice president for Acrisure.
Banyai has over 14 years of experience in the insurance field, specializing in agency operations and financial strategy intersections. As vice president of regional operations, his focus will be to enhance the growth and success of PCF agencies through operational initiatives including integration support, succession planning, performance optimization and financial stabilization. He brings vast industry experience leading scalable teams, previously leading over 250 employees at Acrisure to provide accounting services for the firm’s agency partners.