WASHINGTON, DC, August 1, 2023 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and
risk management consultant specializing in serving design professionals, law firms,
associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced the
appointment of Elizabeth (Liz) Hilliard as assistant vice president.
“Ever since she joined our firm more than eight years ago, Liz has consistently been a
difference maker for our clients even as their risks have become more complex and the
insurance market has tightened,” said Matt Gough, president, Ames & Gough. “Her
outstanding performance over the years is a testament to her exceptional skills, dedication and
focus on providing superior service to our clients. I’m delighted to recognize her many
contributions to our clients and our firm and look forward to her continued growth and
An account executive, Ms. Hilliard works directly with several of the firm’s clients and
provides technical and administrative services in support of the firm’s client executives on
numerous other accounts. Based in the Washington, DC office, she joined Ames & Gough in
2015 and has more than two decades of commercial insurance industry experience.
Previously, she was with BB&T Insurance Services in Fairfax, VA where she was an
insurance account manager. Earlier, she was with Lambert, Riddle, Schimmel and Company
in Fairfax for 14 years, initially as a systems coordinator/receptionist; she was promoted to
licensing coordinator in 2003 and to commercial lines account executive two years later.
Ms. Hilliard earned the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.