Hays Companies was founded in 1994 through the entrepreneurial spirit of James C. Hays and five senior- level individuals from major brokerage firms. The leaders set out on a mission to fill the void of customer service and creative ideas in the marketplace. Today, Hays Companies is one of the fastest growing risk management, insurance and employee benefits consultancy firms in the country. Our philosophy of delivering the highest-quality, customer-focused service has driven over 20 years of exponential organic growth. The company is comprised of 700+ experienced professionals in more than 35 locations throughout the United States.