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Matt Glaros, Jeff Meyers

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Northwest Indiana Insurance Industry Veterans HIA Insurance and Employer Benefit Systems Join Forces to Form the Meyers Glaros Group

New company to provide employee benefits, business and personal insurance all under one roof

Schererville, Ind./Dyer, Ind. (September 1, 2014) – Schererville, Ind.-based HIA Insurance (HIA) and Dyer, Ind.-based Employer Benefit Services (EBS) announced today that they will join forces to offer clients a one-stop shop for employee benefits, business and personal insurance services, all under one roof. The new firm is headquartered in Schererville, Ind., at 222 Indianapolis Blvd., Suite 203, with a satellite office in Valparaiso, Ind.

“We are excited about our new partnership and name,” said Larry Meyers, managing partner, Meyers Glaros Group. “Together we are more than 100 years of industry knowledge and tradition that we put to work for our clients every day,” he added. The two families who own the new company – the Meyers family and the Glaros family –span four generations and have insured countless employers and people throughout Northwest Indiana and beyond.

The company’s executive management team will consist of insurance industry veterans Larry Meyers and Will Glaros, along with their sons Jeff Meyers and Matt Glaros.

“Jeff and Matt are helping pave the way for the future and we are excited about what that future will bring to our clients in the way of superior service and enhanced service offerings,” said Will Glaros, managing partner, Meyers Glaros Group. The new firm employs approximately 15 insurance industry professionals.

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About HIA Insurance

Headquartered in Schererville, Ind., HIA Insurance was a professionally staffed Independent

Insurance Agency (IIA) serving individuals and businesses since 1931. They were known in the field and in our region for being knowledgeable, client-focused and community oriented.

About Employer Benefit Systems

Employer Benefit Systems (EBS) was the largest locally owned employee benefits firm in Northwest Indiana. Over the past 30 years, EBS has worked with the area’s leading employers to help them develop their benefit plans. EBS consulted/brokered for more than 120 clients in six states, ranging in size from two to 4,500 employees. An Elite Agent with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and a United Advantage Platinum Broker with United Health Care, EBS was a closely held firm led by its founder and owner, Willis Glaros, RHU, and his son Matthew Glaros.

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