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Lockton adds industry-leading talent in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (July 12, 2021) – Lockton announced that Clark Engle, Joseph Curcio, Daniel Foley, Kevin Walker, and Mike Colarusso are joining the company to expand Lockton’s presence in the Philadelphia market.  

“We are so pleased to have Clark, Joseph, Daniel, Kevin, and Mike joining the team,” said Bob Connolly, CEO of Lockton’s Northeast Practice. “We have every confidence that they will help lead our Philadelphia office to success. With their deep industry knowledge, they will deliver unparalleled client service, focusing on retention and expansion as Lockton’s Northeast practice continues to grow.” 

Clark Engle has more than 28 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Lockton, he worked at Aon Risk Solutions, where he was senior vice president in their national healthcare practice. In this role, he will have responsibility leading the marketing, placing, program design of professional, general, and umbrella/excess insurance, and reinsurance coverage for healthcare clients.

Joseph Curcio joins Lockton after 20 years in the industry as a vice president specializing in employee benefits solutions. He is responsible for leading new business development as a strategic advisor by providing consultative advice to employers on market-appropriate employee benefits solutions to help them achieve their recruitment, retention, employee welfare, and financial objectives. Before joining Lockton, Curcio was responsible for developing new strategic services and overseeing new business development at Connor Strong & Buckelew.  

Daniel Foley joins Lockton as a senior vice president, bringing more than 20 years of industry experience and expertise in employee and executive benefits, property and casualty insurance, and retirement plans. He previously served as the vice president of consulting at Innovative Benefit Planning and is currently an advisory board member for the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs.  

Kevin Walker has a decade of industry experience. In his role at Lockton, he manages complex client relationships and coordinates Lockton resources that deliver unparalleled client service. He has special expertise in employee benefits, and he is fluent in Spanish. 

Mike Colarusso will serve as senior vice president and benefits consultant for Lockton. He has spent over 30 years in the industry and built a reputation as a trusted advisor and technical expert. He covers all aspects of health and benefit programs, from benefits design and underwriting to vendor management and benefits administration and communication. Prior to Lockton, he served as managing director for NFP, where he led benefit and health management strategic and financial initiatives for the benefits practice.  

“Since opening our doors in Philadelphia ten years ago, we have been able to invest in new talent, serve our clients, and the community,” said Todd Bauer, employee benefits leader for Lockton’s Philadelphia office. “This team will enhance our employee benefit and risk management offerings while adding value to our client’s businesses.”  

About Lockton  

What makes Lockton stand apart is also what makes us better: independence. Lockton's private ownership empowers its 8,000 Associates doing business in over 125 countries to focus solely on clients' risk and insurance needs. With expertise that reaches around the globe, Lockton delivers the deep understanding needed to accomplish remarkable results. 

For 12 consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." Lockton was also named among the 2021 Best Managed Companies by Deloitte and the Wall Street Journal, a program that recognizes excellence and honors private companies for their strategy, execution, culture, and financials. 

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