MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has expanded its commercial specialty program underwriting practice with the addition of Jackie Bourret as vice president, program development. Bourret was formerly vice president at Argo Group US where she managed the company’s admitted platform program division. She will be responsible for further developing MarketScout’s program operations and will work with all elements of MarketScout’s commercial team to develop new innovative program opportunities.
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company focused on the specialty insurance segments. The firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for U.S. insurers and recently repurchased 100 percent of its interest in MSW and is implementing an expansion plan for that company.
MarketScout owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. MarketScout founded the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA). MarketScout has offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, and Washington, D.C.