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Erik Swanson

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Erik Swanson

Director of Business Development


412-794-8070 (Work)
724-679-1891 (Mobile)
215 Allegheny Avenue, Suite 210
Oakmont, PA 15139

Erik Swanson is the firm's Director of Business Development for the Mid-Atlantic region. Erik holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Construction Management degree. He has a strong mechanical background, which he earned in the United States Coast Guard. Erik brings 20 years of experience in the insurance, commercial construction, and telecom industries to J.S. Held.

Over the last 10 years, Erik has worked with some of the largest independent adjusting firms in the world. With his extensive background, Erik has been able to accept and adjust complex insurance claims throughout the US.

Throughout his diverse career, Erik has developed and maintained relationships with his colleagues and clients. He values networking and meeting fellow industry professionals. Erik currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Insurance Club of Pittsburgh where he chairs the Membership Committee and the Highmark Walk for Health, a Pittsburgh community fundraiser for numerous nonprofits that benefit the health of those in need.

Erik and his wife have three kids. Outside of the workday, he coaches Lacrosse and enjoys outdoor sports. His latest volunteerism is the Veteran “X” program, where he provides support and guidance to fellow veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life.