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Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, Hires Clark Lawrence as Vice President of Marketing, Eastern Region

San Diego, CA, December 9, 2014– Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, welcomes Clark Lawrence as the new vice president of marketing for the eastern region. In his new role, Lawrence will be responsible for developing …

Shrout Joins IFG Cos. as Managing Director — Bind

IFG Cos. has added Andrew M. Shrout as managing director for its bind insurance business. Shrout will be based in Chicago and Atlanta, and will be a member of the bind leadership team that establishes and implements the new strategy …

Powell to Lead Personal Lines Division at Risk Innovations in Atlanta

Kathryn Powell has joined wholesale insurance broker, Risk Innovations, to lead its personal lines division. She is based in Atlanta. Powell formerly was with Chubb Insurance in its personal lines enterprise and American Family Insurance. She has a proven track record …

All Risks Taps Julien as California Workers’ Comp Underwriter

Danielle Julien has been hired by wholesaler All Risks Ltd. as a workers’ compensation brokerage underwriter located in San Diego, Calif. Julien will write workers’ compensation business with retail agents in California, Arizona and Nevada. Julien has eight years of …

Ohio-Based Central Insurance Promotes Simpson, White, Moore

Van Wert, Ohio-based Central Insurance Companies announced several promotions effective March 10, 2014. Todd Simpson was promoted to assistant vice president of claims. A graduate of the Indiana University School of Law, Simpson has been employed by Central for 13 …

Georgia Governor Signs Youth Concussion, Boat Safety Bills

Georgia joined dozens of other states on Tuesday with a law aimed at educating parents and coaches about the risks of youth concussions and placing restrictions on when a young athlete can return after suffering a serious head injury. Gov. …

5 New Appointments Bring TWFG Near 300 Branch Mark

The Woodlands Financial Group, based in The Woodlands, Texas, announced the opening of five new local branches in Texas, California and Georgia The new TWFG branch managers and locations are: Michael Rice, Kennesaw, Ga. Charles Choi, Los Angeles, Calif. Frank …

Confie Eyes More Expansion, Push Into Standard Lines

In the coming year Confie Seguros plans to up its buying spree and expand into standard personal and small commercial lines, while broadening its demographic from being primarily Hispanic focused, the president of the Buena Park, Calif.-based insurance agency said …

Georgia AG Warns Auto Buyers: Beware of Sandy-Damaged Vehicles

Georgia’s Attorney General Sam Olens issued a consumer alert notice last week, warning consumers who are in the market for used cars to beware of flood-damaged vehicles in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Attorney General Olens said many previously-flooded vehicles …

Ga. Regulator Reminds Homeowners: Oct. 7-13 Is Fire Prevention Week

Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) remind homeowners that Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13. The theme this year is, “Have Two Ways Out!” This year, Commissioner Hudgens and fire personnel …