Dallas-based property/casualty insurance agency CoVerica has hired Jim Bailey as senior vice president. The role will include traditional vice president responsibilities, as well as developing the company’s California master agency. He will be based in Dallas.
Bailey will also oversee retail insurance operations, as well as joint venture and merger opportunities.
Bailey brings more than 20 years of sales, marketing, underwriting, general and senior management experience to this role. Bailey is returning to Dallas where in 2002 he was Safeco’s regional vice president. More recently he was president of D.R. Sparks Insurance Services, and served as vice president and underwriting manager at Davidson-Babcock.
Bailey is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois, Missouri Association of Insurance Agents, and Allied Insurance Company Illinois Agency Council. He will be relocating from Alton, Ill., to Dallas.
CoVerica rebranded from SIG in 2011.