People Moves: Alliant Grows Midwest Benefits Team with Richard as VP, Schmidt as SVP

June 10, 2024
Matt Richard

Alliant Insurance Services, headquartered in Irvine, California, expanded its Midwest team by adding Matt Richard as vice president and Tricia Schmidt as senior vice president within its employee benefits group.

Richard, based in Kentucky, has more than 20 years of experience in the health insurance industry. Before coming to Alliant, he was a senior vice president with Newfront. He previously served as a Mercer principal and director, account executive and sales vice president at Aetna.

Tricia Schmidt

Schmidt has more than 25 years of insurance and employee benefits experience. She most recently served as national enterprise sales leader at Accolade, Inc., and as managing director, health and benefits, Midwest region leader at Willis Towers Watson.