South Sound Business People

▪  Pilkey-Hopping & Ekberg, Inc., a Tacoma based insurance brokerage firm, recently announced the election of Reid Ekberg as president effective September 1. He has been with the firm since 2008 serving as vice president and commercial department manager and began his insurance career as a claims adjuster with Safeco. He is a fourth generation insurance agent, Steve Ekberg, the retiring president will remain with the firm as an associate and a member of the board.

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer

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