Holmes Murphy & Associates Inc. announced that Daniel Keough has been named chairman and CEO, succeeding Jim Swift as the company's chairman. Keough served as founder and CEO of Innovative Captive Strategies, a division of the West Des Moines-based brokerage company, before being named CEO of Holmes Murphy in 2012. "Since joining our firm in 1999, Dan has been successful leading each division he has been responsible for," Swift said in a release. "I feel confident that Dan and his management team are well positioned to transition the next generation of Holmes Murphy." Keough is a member of the Business Record's 2001 Forty Under 40 class, as well as the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute and of Young Presidents' Organization Iowa chapter. He is a member of several boards of directors, including Kum & Go LC Advisory Board, Bankers Trust Co. Community Board, United Way of Central Iowa, and Dowling Catholic High School Foundation.