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XL Group Adds to Insurance Underwriting Team in Dallas

XL Group announced the addition of global risk management, construction primary casualty and inland marine underwriting expertise in its Dallas office. XL Group’s newest insurance underwriters include: Kristen Hough joins XL Group’s marine underwriting team as senior marine underwriter for …

Get the Full View of M&A and Organic Growth Best Practices

MarshBerry Launches Four New 360 Seminars Woodmere, OH, January 16, 2015: MarshBerry is hosting four full day regional seminars focusing on best practices for merger & acquisition (M&A) and organic growth strategies. These seminars will enable insurance professionals, property & …

Taylor, Wrobel Join Southwest Risk in Dallas

Insurance broker Southwest Risk LP has added Ryan Taylor and Wade Wrobel in Dallas as brokers with a focus on transportation, energy and hospitality. Taylor is a native of the DFW Metroplex. Most recently, he served as senior underwriter/broker for LevelFirst LLC, managing the …

How One Broker, CGSC, Is Navigating Stages of Entrepreneurial Business

Entrepreneurial organizations go through stages of growth, says the chief executive of one of the world’s largest wholesale insurance and reinsurance brokerages. Toby Esser, CEO of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), says his company went through many transitions in …

Lockton Dunning Benefits Adds Foerster as VP

Lockton Dunning Benefits, the Dallas-based operation of Lockton Companies, has added Kim Foerster as vice president in Lockton Dunning’s pharmacy consulting team, Excelsior Solutions. Foerster brings six years of relevant industry experience to the position. Most recently, she worked as the …

Dallas-Based Waldman Bros Promotes 5 to Vice President Positions

Waldman Bros, a Dallas-based insurance and financial services firm, has promoted five employees to serve as vice presidents, including Leigh Bennett, Eric Goldberg, Rita Rolf, Melanie Rasansky and Tina Sparks. In their new roles, they will be responsible for developing …

Regions Insurance Opens Dallas Office

Regions Insurance, an affiliate of Regions Bank, announced on Tuesday it has opened a Dallas, Texas, office. Regions Insurance has existing offices in Waco and Texarkana. The new Dallas office is part of continuing efforts by Regions Insurance to expand …

Small Quake Near Dallas Stirs Fracking Critics

A light earthquake shook the Dallas-Ft. Worth area of North Texas at night on Nov. 22, leaving no known damage or casualties but stirring concern about the potential of the area’s oil and gas fracking industry to generate seismic activity. …

All Risks Ltd. Adds Martino, Flake in Texas

Frank Martino and Rhonda Flake have joined based in Hunt Valley, Md.-based insurance wholesaler All Risks Ltd. in the firm’s South Central operations. Martino is a broker in Austin, Texas. He specializes in oil and gas as well as other …

Capstone Underwriters’ Bellet Honored by French Government

Alain A. Bellet, owner and president of Capstone Underwriters LLC, in Dallas, Texas, has been awarded the Medal of Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, the highest decoration given by the government of France. The order of the Legion of …