Walton Insurance Group Names New President

In recognition of October as National Cyber Awareness Month, Walton Insurance Group wants to warn you of the dangers of cyber attacks. Please heed this as a strong warning, because it is likely that your electronic devices, both at work and at home, are targets and are ALWAYS at risk.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident. More information at the US Department of Homeland Security

Walton Insurance Group, an independent brokerage agency headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, recently announced the appointment of Kyle O’Malley as its new President. O’Malley joined Walton in January 2018 as Executive Vice President of Sales & Operations; he has served in the insurance industry for 16+ years. O’Malley has focused his energy on enhancing the customer experience, market development and insurance company relationships as well as agency policies, procedures, processes and profitability.

“l am excited and humbled for the opportunity to lead the Walton Team with Ric and will continue to deliver excellence in the industry as we’ve done for nearly 70 years. The Walton Insurance Group’s reputation in this community, as well as our great State, is that of excellence and professionalism. We have some of the best human capital in this business and we will continue to build off this and deliver a world-class experience no matter who the customer is.” O’Malley said.

During O’Malley’s time at Walton, he has been able to transform many systems inside the company that have yielded tremendous results. “Kyle has brought a fresh perspective and positive energy to our organization.” Added Ric Walton, owner and CEO of the Walton Insurance Group. “Our agency strives to not only deliver world-class insurance solutions but deepen the relationships within the communities we serve. Kyle is aligned with our mission here at the agency and we are excited for the days to come.”

O’Malley serves on the Board of Advisors for the Judson Center, one of Michigan’s largest not for profit human services organizations.  He is also on the Investment Advisory Committee of Worth Investment Group and Board Member of Worth Holdings, a financial holding company based in Hillsdale, Michigan.  In addition, O’Malley founded and currently serves as a board member for Hockey Has Heart, a not for profit organization supporting those involved in hockey, past or present, who have suffered some unforeseen tragedy in their lives.

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