Vicki Cota has been named underwriter/broker at Gumtree Wholesale Insurance Brokers Inc. in its Springfield, Mo., office. She previously served as professional liability underwriter for Bohrer-Croxdale & McAdoo Inc.
Cota will place directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, allied medical, professional liability, and environmental liability for insurance brokers across Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee and Missouri.
With more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Cota has held numerous positions in wholesale and commercial insurance capacities.
Cota is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society and is a licensed property and casualty insurance agent.
Gumtree Wholesale Insurance Brokers Inc. is a specialty wholesaler of property and casualty and employee benefit insurance products with locations in Missouri and Mississippi. Gumtree is wholly owned by BancorpSouth Inc., a $13.2 billion asset bank holding company based in Tupelo, Miss., which also owns BancorpSouth Insurance Services Inc. a retail brokerage that employs over 500 insurance and risk management specialists.