Relation Insurance Services Hires Aaron Van Osdol to Expand M&A Team

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., September 27, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Relation Insurance Services ("Relation") announced today that Aaron Van Osdol has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A).

Based in Chicago, Aaron will report to Tim Hall, Executive Vice President and Head of M&A, and lead a team responsible for identifying and evaluating new acquisition opportunities, developing acquisition priorities and strategies, and supporting the execution of integration plans for acquired businesses. This hire will bolster Relation’s M&A team, which has completed over 60 acquisitions since the start of 2020, including 17 so far in 2022.

Aaron joins Relation after 15 years with William Blair, where he most recently served as a Director and helped lead coverage of the insurance sector. He has extensive strategic advisory experience and was responsible for originating and executing both M&A and capital raising transactions.

"We are thrilled to welcome Aaron to the Relation team," Hall said. "He brings a wealth of experience and expertise that is highly complementary to our existing team and enhances our ability to execute on the expanding M&A opportunity within insurance brokerage."

About Relation Insurance Services, Inc.

Relation Insurance Services is an insurance brokerage that offers superior risk-management and benefits-consulting services across the United States. It is ranked by Insurance Journal within the top 25 largest agencies in the country by revenue and has approximately 1,350 employees across more than 137 locations nationwide. Relation is a privately held corporation backed by Aquiline Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York and London investing in businesses globally across financial services and technology. Visit: for more information.

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Contact for Relation Insurance Services, Inc.
Allison Beasley
(918) 779-0642

Tim Hall, EVP & Head of M&A
Relation Insurance Services, Inc.
P: 312-714-7279

Aaron Van Osdol, SVP M&A
Relation Insurance Services, Inc.
P: 312-224-0605