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Kretiv Joins XL Group Distribution & Network Team in Dallas

XL Group’s North America distribution and network team has added Michael Kretiv as vice president and client distribution leader. Based in XL’s Dallas office, Kretiv reports to Wayne Speeg, XL Group’s regional leader – South Central. Kretiv joins XL Group …

Baton Rouge-Area Among Top Gainers for New Construction Jobs

Large amounts of construction in the Baton Rouge, La.-area has led the region to be named among the top gainers in the nation for new construction jobs. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the recognition was announced on July 30 in a report …

CPro Associates Spin-Off Concentrating on Commercial Insurance Business

Dallas-based CPro Associates has spun off its binding authority and programs unit as a new company, B&H Risk Services Inc., headed by William E. Buckley. Buckley joined CPro in late 2013 to form and develop the new business unit. B&H focuses …

Man Pleads Guilty to Holdups at Dallas Insurance Firms

A Dallas man has pleaded guilty to the armed robbery of workers at two insurance businesses. Prosecutors in Dallas say 31-year-old Michael Cleveland could get more than 70 years in federal prison for last September’s holdups. Cleveland pleaded guilty to …

Burns & Wilcox Adds Teel to North Dallas Team

Cree Teel has joined the Burns & Wilcox Brokerage team in North Dallas as vice president and broker. He will work closely with Managing Director David M. Gross to provide expert counsel to clients on oil and gas, environmental, manufacturing …

Armstrong Questioned Under Oath in Case Brought by Dallas Insurer

Lance Armstrong, stripped of seven Tour de France victories and banned from professional cycling in 2012, was questioned under oath for the first time since he admitted doping in an Oprah Winfrey interview last year. Armstrong, 42, was deposed in …

Crystal & Company Opens New Office in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Risk and insurance advisor group, Crystal & Company, announced that its Private Client Services group is expanding to the Dallas-Fort Worth area The firm welcomed Krista Tankersley, managing director for the Private Client Services group, to lead the team in …

LevelFirst Adds Revett as Senior Broker in Dallas

LevelFirst, a wholesale broker and managing general agency based in Dallas, Texas, announced Kevin Revett has joined the firm as a senior broker. Revett brings 13 years of wholesale production experience to the company. His focus will center on casualty …

Armstrong Appeals to Texas Supreme Court to Halt Insurer Lawsuit

Lance Armstrong has asked the Texas Supreme Court to stop a Dallas company from trying to force him to pay back about $12 million in bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour de France. SCA Promotions sued Armstrong last …

Innocent Joins LevelFirst in Dallas as Associate Underwriter

LevelFirst, a wholesale broker and managing general agency based in Dallas, Texas announced that Kate Innocent has joined the firm as an associate underwriter. Innocent brings over 10 years of insurance experience and holds the CIC and CLCS designations. Her …