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Wellness Specialist Florsheim Joins Higginbotham Insurance

Fort Worth, Texas-based Higginbotham has hired Claire Florsheim, JD, RD, LD, as health risk management and wellness consultant. Florsheim joins the firm’s Fort Worth office in its employee benefits department, which serves customers throughout the state. Her unit helps employers …

Higginbotham Unites Houston Offices

Independent insurance firm, Higginbotham, announced has united its three Houston offices under one roof and one operating name. Chapman Schewe Benefits Consulting, Madison Benefits Group and Swantner & Gordon are partners in the Higginbotham group. They moved Jan. 16, to a shared space …

Texas Agency, Allred-Thompson-Mason-Daugherty, now Named Higginbotham

Allred-Thompson-Mason-Daugherty Insurance (ATMD) agency Wichita Falls, Texas, is now doing business under the name of Higginbotham. The name change was effective Jan. 1. ATMD has been in operation since 1988. Jay Awtrey, managing director of Higginbotham in Wichita Falls, said the name change …

Higginbotham Adds Stick in Dallas as Sr. Loss Control Consultant

Higginbotham has hired Steven Stick as senior loss control consultant in the independent insurance, risk management and financial services firm’s Dallas office. Higginbotham’s control department serves customers throughout the state. The department helps businesses identify their property and liability exposures …

Endris, Parker Join Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon in Texas

Commercial insurance brokers Aaron Endris and Bryan Parker joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Endris joins as manager of the bond department and Parker as associate of property/casualty insurance, concentrating his service to …

Higginbotham Acquires Share of Willis of Texas Inc.’s Operations

Higginbotham has purchased a portion of Willis of Texas Inc.’s operations. The transaction includes Willis of Texas’ operations in San Antonio, McAllen, Victoria and Tyler. Combined, they add 35 employees and one new geographic market to Higginbotham’s Texas footprint. The …

Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon Adds Two Brokers in Corpus Christi

Commercial property/casualty insurance brokers Arthur Haas and Jeffrey King joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Haas will serve the general business sector while King will concentrate on energy and habitational accounts. Haas was …

Higginbotham and Odessa, Texas-Based Edgmon Insurance Agency Merge

Independent insurance brokers Higginbotham, based in Fort Worth, and Edgmon Insurance Agency, headquartered in Odessa, Texas, have merged their operations. Edgmon Insurance is a family-owned agency going on its third generation. Founded in 1986 by Pauline Appel, the agency was …

Texas-Based Talon Insurance Agency Merges with Higginbotham

Higginbotham, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, and Talon Insurance Agency announced the merger of their operations. Both are independent insurance firms based in Texas providing commercial and personal insurance, risk management and employee benefit services. Talon Insurance Agency has a …

Higginbotham Hires Ponder as AVP, Loss Control, for South Texas

Alan W. Ponder has joined the Houston office of insurance brokerage and financial services firm, Higginbotham, as assistant vice president of loss control. Ponder will apply his three-decade career in loss prevention to identify exposures and implement hazard control programs …