2016 Distinguished Marketing and Sales Award Recipients

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Tim Hrobat – President Vince Hrobat Insurance Agency Inc.

Tim Hrobat is president and second-generation owner of Vince Hrobat Insurance Agency Inc. Vince and Gwen Hrobat in 1968 started the agency out of their hime, selling insurance to individuals.

Tim Hrobat joined the agency in 1988 while a student a Cevleand State University,. After graduation, he expanded the agency’s offerings, concentrating on business-to-business sales.

In 1996, the agency moved to its current location on Broadview Road in Parma. In 1999, the expanded their offerings again to include a benfits division, which opened in Fairlawn.

Hrobat became president in 2008, growing the business to include two locations and more than 20 employees.

Hrobat earned his Certified Insurance Counselors designation in 1999 and his Cerified Risk Manage designation in 2010. He served on several committtees and task forces for the Professional Insurance Agents Association and for the companies he represents.

He also was on the agents’ advisory council for Erie Insurance.Hrobat and his wife Julie live in Fairview Park with their two children, Jonathon and Alyssa.

From Crain’s Cleveland Business – February 15, 2016