RICHMOND, Va., May 4, 2016 – The Hilb Group, LLC (THG) announced today that it will be adding two employee benefits businesses to its regional offices. The independent practice of Bill Grossman in Providence, Rhode Island and San Antonio, Texas-based Group Insurance Concepts, LLC (GIC) will add strong employee benefits expertise to THG in both New England and Texas.

“It is truly a pleasure to add Bill’s practice to our agency. He has built a great business by putting his clients first and now has the resources of a national broker behind his practice,” said Rob Calise, president of THG of New England’s Cornerstone Group.

Scott Reed, principal at GIC, has joined THG of Texas as a senior benefits consultant.

“THG of Texas has always had a talented employee benefits division and the addition of Scott’s knowledge and leadership skills will greatly fuel the team’s growth,” said Rod Tootle, THG of Texas president. “I’m excited to see the positive impact Scott will bring to our employee benefits division.”

THG has more than 570 associates in 48 offices nationwide and is one of the top 40 insurance brokers in the United States.

About the Hilb Group: The Hilb Group is a leading middle market insurance agency headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and is a portfolio company of Boston-based private equity firm, ABRY Partners. The Hilb Group seeks to grow through targeted acquisitions in the middle market insurance brokerage space.