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Eric O. Leavitt, CEO of Leavitt Group, Announced as a 2023 Utah Business CEO of the Year Honoree

Eric O. Leavitt, Executive Chairman and CEO of Leavitt Group, a national insurance brokerage, was selected as one of this year’s 22 honorees for the Utah Business CEO of the Year. Each year, Utah Business Magazine celebrates Utah’s most accomplished professionals—the CEOs who have led their organizations with strength, courage, and endurance and have made it their mission to change the way business is done in Utah.

“What an honor this is! I’m deeply grateful to our 3,500+ employees who make up Leavitt Group.” Eric shared. “Our business is built around the concept of finding like-minded people, whose hearts can be knit together with ours, to do great good with shared resources. I’ve had terrific partnerships across the many years I’ve been engaged in this business, for which I am grateful.”

Eric has led Leavitt Group since 2003 in a variety of capacities and served as Executive Chairman and CEO since 2014. Eric’s industry relationships and strategic vision brought unprecedented growth to the company. Notably, he saw marketplace opportunities that accelerated acquisitions of other insurance agencies and created a structure to support and grow new affiliates. Within two years, over 20 insurance agencies joined Leavitt Group.

Additional media is available here, including a video of Eric speaking about how he defines success:

Congratulatory notes from employees and other industry partners can be read here:

For questions or additional details on this recognition, please contact Andrea Roundy, Senior Content Strategist for Leavitt Group, at or (435) 865-2940. You can contact Utah Business Magazine with any questions regarding the selection process or other details: Lynnette Cloward at

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