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Hylant Represented at Harvard Business School Leadership Program

Ann Arbor, MI February 16, 2017 - Hylant, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, congratulates Derek Shinska for his selection to the Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program (YALP).

Chosen by the Detroit YALP committee of civic leaders, Derek will attend a three-day workshop at the Harvard Business School with 90 other motivated and dynamic leaders from nine U.S. cities to identify short- and long-term solutions for improving their communities.

Participants representing government, business, education, nonprofit, labor and other sectors will work across traditional boundaries to develop creative and innovative practices for encouraging prosperity at the local level.

“It is a great honor to be selected for the Young American Leaders Program and we are proud to have Derek represent Hylant and the Detroit area,” said Linda Koos, President, Hylant-Ann Arbor. “Hylant strongly supports public service and we appreciate Derek’s shared commitment to our community and his willingness to explore ways to continue to make it stronger.”

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Derek joined Hylant last year as a client executive in the Ann Arbor, Michigan office.


About Hylant
Hylant, an eight-consecutive-year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance, was founded in 1935 and is a full-service insurance brokerage with 14 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee and Florida. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits brokerage and consultation, loss control, health care management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals.

Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally and internationally. For more information, please contact Sandy Seitz at sandy.seitz@hylant.com or visit hylant.com. Follow Hylant on LinkedIn and Twitter (@hylantgroup).