At Assurant, we figure out what’s stopping the businesses and consumers we serve, and find ways to keep them moving forward. We have a reputation for introducing new ideas to the marketplace that turn insight into competitive advantage. With decades of experience to draw upon, we’re well prepared to anticipate our client’s challenges and spot opportunities to help them succeed. But it’s our uncompromising values that keep us grounded and remind us of what matters most.
OUR UNCOMPROMISING VALUES

Our values guide the way we support our customers and work with one another.

COMMON SENSE

We seek simple, straightforward solutions that keep life running smoothly for the clients and consumers we serve.

COMMON DECENCY

We act with integrity. We treat others with respect, courtesy, and kindness. We’re honest, transparent and committed to doing the right thing.

UNCOMMON THINKING

We're never satisfied with the status quo. We seek diverse perspectives and thrive on challenge. We believe there's always a way to build upon our successes.

UNCOMMON RESULTS

We focus on actionable solutions that deliver measurable results. We approach each challenge with a sense of urgency, striving to exceed every expectation.

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Assurant cares.

Our core values – Common Sense, Common Decency, Uncommon Thinking, Uncommon Results – guide our every action at Assurant. These values inspire our commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen.



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HISTORY MATTERS

More than a century of service. And going strong.

Assurant at the Beginning

Assurant traces its roots back to 1892 when LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association began offering disability insurance. Lacrosse later changed its name to Time Insurance Company. 

LEADERSHIP


"Assurant has a tradition of collaboration and a can-do spirit that puts our values into practice every day."

ALAN B. COLBERG

CEO




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Brian Wise

Vice President, Regional Managing Attorney Canada

Brian joined Assurant in the fall of 2012 as Senior Corporate Counsel. He was promoted in 2013 to lead the Canadian legal team and again in 2014 to the role of Senior Director, Regional Counsel for Canada and Asia Pacific, where he had oversight responsibility for legal matters in China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. He was promoted again in 2020 to his current role of Vice President, Regional Managing Attorney.  Brian has been a member of the Canadian Senior Leadership Team since 2013.

Prior to joining Assurant, Brian was an Associate at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, a premiere full service law firm.  He joined Goodmans LLP as an associate in 2004 following summer and articling positions with the firm.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 2003 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Western Ontario in 1998, while majoring in Economics. Brian resides with his family in Toronto, Ontario.

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Brian Wise

Vice President, Regional Managing Attorney Canada

Brian joined Assurant in the fall of 2012 as Senior Corporate Counsel. He was promoted in 2013 to lead the Canadian legal team and again in 2014 to the role of Senior Director, Regional Counsel for Canada and Asia Pacific, where he had oversight responsibility for legal matters in China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. He was promoted again in 2020 to his current role of Vice President, Regional Managing Attorney.  Brian has been a member of the Canadian Senior Leadership Team since 2013.

Prior to joining Assurant, Brian was an Associate at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, a premiere full service law firm.  He joined Goodmans LLP as an associate in 2004 following summer and articling positions with the firm.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in 2003 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Western Ontario in 1998, while majoring in Economics. Brian resides with his family in Toronto, Ontario.

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