Burns & Wilcox of Baltimore promoted Geoffrey Crater to assistant branch manager.Crater joined Burns & Wilcox in January as director of sales, and was selected to participate in the “Kaufman Accelerated Management Progression Program,” an executive development program designed to rapidly progress experienced, high-potential individuals to leadership positions within the Kaufman Financial Group family of companies including Burns & Wilcox.
Prior to joining Burns & Wilcox, Crater held positions as senior marine sales underwriter, regional sales underwriter and senior middle market sales underwriter at The Hartford, where he lead enterprise sales planning for a number of the office’s largest partners, and developed sales plans with agency principals.
Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., Burns & Wilcox is the industry’s largest privately-held wholesale broker and underwriting manager. It has more than 40 offices across the United States, Canada and London and employs more than 1,000 professionals. Founded in 1969, Burns & Wilcox is internationally recognized for its insurance brokerage and underwriting expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.
Burns & Wilcox is a member of the Kaufman Financial Group, which also includes Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Burns & Wilcox Re, Chesterfield Insurance Brokers Ltd. of London, R.B. Jones, Royal Premium, US-Reports, and Minuteman Adjusters.