W. R. Berkley Corp. has formed Berkley Public Entity Managers, LLC, which will offer coverages to self-insured public entities — individual and groups. Berkley Public Entity Managers will underwrite on behalf of W. R. Berkley Corp. member insurance companies and will be headquartered in Philadelphia.
Richard B. Vincelette has been named president of Berkley Public Entity Managers. Vincelette has 35 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry, including over 25 years of focus on public entity risks. He previously served as the industry practice leader for public entity at a major international insurer.
Brian T. Whooley has been named senior vice president – underwriting of Berkley Public Entity Managers. Whooley has more than 25 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry. Previously, he served as underwriting vice president for a major international insurer.