Ames & Gough, a specialty insurance broker based in McLean, Virginia, has promoted Allison W. Barefoot to vice president from assistant vice president. She is based in the firm’s McLean headquarters office.
Barefoot, who joined Ames & Gough in 2013, serves as a senior broker, responsible for client service and placement as a member of the Property/Casualty department.
Previously, she was with USI Insurance Services in Falls Church, Virginia, for 12 years and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in insurance brokerage and client services, culminating with her appointment as commercial lines account executive and team leader. She began her career with Patterson Smith Associates, which subsequently merged into USI.
Established in 1992, Ames & Gough is an insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving design professionals, law firms, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations. The firm has a team of nearly 40 professionals and staff located in offices in Boston, Philadelphia and McLean, Virginia.