Cultivating Quality Programs and Services for Generations
Through four generations and significant company growth, Hylant has maintained its original mission to deliver only the highest quality programs and exceptional, personalized service to its clients.
Hylant Historical Overview
|1935||Company founded in Toledo, Ohio, by Edward P. Hylant as Edward P. Hylant, Inc.|
|1943||Edward Hylant passes away. Firm is managed by John MacLean and renamed Hylant-MacLean, Inc.|
|1970||Patrick Hylant (grandson of Edward) joins the firm and forms Employee Benefits department.|
Dana Corporation purchases Hylant-MacLean, Inc.
Patrick Hylant leads the repurchase of the company.
|1987||Hylant-MacLean of Michigan, Inc. is formed under the direction of Steve Hylant.|
Michael Hylant opens the Cleveland, Ohio office.
Columbus, Ohio office opens.
Cincinnati, Ohio office opens.
|2000||Ann Arbor, Michigan office opens.
Company changes name to Hylant.
Fort Wayne, Indiana office opens.
|2002||Company opens offices in Carmel, Indiana and Bloomington, Indiana.|
Grand Rapids, Michigan office opens.
Nashville, Tennessee office opens.
Chicago, Illinois office opens.
Recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2009 Best Places to Work.
Hylant celebrates 75th Anniversary and is recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2010 Best Places to Work.
Awarded the Greenwich Broker Excellence Award and is recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work.
Hylant acquires AGIS with offices in Birmingham, Michigan, and Orlando and Jacksonville, Florida. Recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work.
Hylant changes name and logo from Hylant Group to Hylant. Hylant acquires Benefit Consulting Alliance, LLC and Benefit Outsourcing Group, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee. Recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work.
Recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work.
Celebrates 80th anniversary. Nine Hylant family members work for the company. Is recognized by Business Insurance as one of the 2015 Best Places to Work. Acquires Gardner Group Benefits in Jacksonville, Florida, and establishes Hylant Select.
The Hylant Family Foundation & Community Focused Service
The Hylant organization and the Hylant family recognize and believe we have a social responsibility to the communities in which we serve and conduct business. Our goal is to be an accountable employer and business member in these communities and to make gifting part of our annual goals and best practices. Our mission will be guided by acknowledging that our gifting will be on behalf of our communities, clients, business partners, employees, and our family. We understand the need to be flexible in general and at times of extraordinary need. We will endeavor to consider all requests, keeping in mind our many obligations and fiscal corporate responsibility so that we may gift over time and on a consistent basis.