Chamber of Commerce Veteran Joins Lyons Companies

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Chamber of Commerce Veteran Joins Lyons Companies

October 8, 2020

Company Adds New Risk Management Advisor as Lyons’ Growth Continues

WILMINGTON, De. – September 16, 2020Lyons Companies is pleased to welcome Chris Marchak as its newest Risk Management Advisor. Marchak has over 20 years of experience in business development, sales strategy, negotiation and building strategic partnerships.

He joins Lyons Companies from the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce where he spent 11 years in  membership development, leading the organization’s recruitment, onboarding and retention efforts. He advocated for business with legislators on local, state and federal levels to protect their interests and foster economic growth. Prior to his tenure at the Chamber, Marchak worked at two Fortune Top 50 companies, generating new business opportunities and developing needs-based solutions to help clients meet their objectives.

“Chris is a great fit for Lyons.  He understands business and cares deeply about his clients.  We are delighted to have him onboard.”  said Catharine N. Lyons, President and CEO of Lyons Companies.

“Throughout my career, I’ve always enjoyed helping businesses grow,” said Marchak. “For years, I’ve connected companies to resources that give them a competitive advantage and help them succeed. I’m eager to leverage my experience and relationships to help businesses protect their interests and reduce risk so they can focus on growth.”

Marchak joins a team recognized nationally in 2020 as a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance and Top Benefits Broker and Top Insurance Broker by Philadelphia Business Journal.


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. Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.