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Chris O. Smith, IT Director
Joins Lyons Companies Senior Management Team

Wilmington, DE - November 8 , 2017  - Lyons Companies is proud to announce that Chris O. Smith, Information Technology Director, has joined the senior management team

Chris joined Lyons Companies in 1999.  He is responsible for the strategic development, evolution, and integration of the firm's technology systems.  He works closely with all company divisions to implement and maintain a secure and efficient technology platform.  Chris is also responsible for corporate expansion, most recently supervising Lyons' corporate headquarters relocation to Rockwood Corporate Center in May 2017.
"Every aspect of our organization relies on technology and that perspective plays a strategic role in maintaining a competitive edge in this competitive industry." Said David F. Lyons, president and CEO.  "I am impressed with the way Chris has used our Assurex Global relationship to make critical enhancements to the way we do business.  That specialized IT expertise benefits everyone--our clients, our employees, and our partners."
Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems with a professional concentration in Organizational Management at the University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics.  He resides in Wilmington with his fiancĂ©e Jessica and dogs Jack and Ellie. 

About Lyons Companies

Lyons Companies ( ) is an insurance brokerage, risk management and employee benefits firm based in Wilmington, Delaware. Founded in 1984, Lyons Companies provides proactive risk management products and strategies; claims management and risk control services; employee benefits programs and human capital management consulting; comprehensive personal lines insurance; and life insurance and asset management solutions. The firm is a member of Assurex Global, a partnership of the most prominent independent insurance agents and brokers in the world.
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