Houston News

The Leavitt Group Opens New Office in Houston

The Leavitt Group has opened a new office, Risk Services – Leavitt Insurance Agencies, in Houston. The agency will be co-managed/owned by Vladimir Chemadurov and Rob Eppers. In the South Central region, Utah-based Leavitt Group also has existing offices in …

Houston-Based Agency MaximGroup Adds Hagerty, Matel, McIver

MaximGroup, headquartered in Houston, has added  three new employees to its team of insurance, risk management and financial experts: Debbie Hagerty, Roxanne Matela and Greg McIver. Hagerty has a long history with MaximGroup. She worked as the firm’s vice president …

Houston Insurance Agents Honor Dean with Outstanding Service Award

Bob Dean, former president and CEO of Houston-based Dean & Draper Insurance Agency LP, has received a posthumous award for his unparalleled service through the years. The Independent Insurance Agents of Houston (IIAH) honored the late Bob Dean with the …

Brady Elected Sr. VP, Equity Partner at Brady, Chapman, Holland

Houston, Texas-based independent Insurance agency, Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates Inc., announced the election of Timothy J. Brady to senior vice president and equity partner. Prior to joining BCH, Brady gained experience in the wholesale brokerage and insurance company sectors. …

McPhetridge Named Retirement Plan Advisor at Brady, Chapman, Holland

Ryan McPhetridge has joined Houston, Texas-based independent insurance agency Brady, Chapman, Holland & Associates Inc. as retirement plan advisor. Prior to joining BCH, McPhetridge managed more than 100 clients for a Texas based financial institution. McPhetridge has almost a decade …

Appeals Court Sides with Paralyzed Texas Cheerleader in Suit Against Insurer

A federal appeals court has upheld judgment in favor of a former Texas cheerleader paralyzed in a tumbling accident who sued Nebraska-based insurance company Mutual of Omaha for refusing to pay his claim. The lawsuit focuses on an insurance policy …

Pamplona-Style Bull Run in Texas Leaves 1 Hospitalized

One person was briefly treated at a hospital and several others suffered minor injuries during a Pamplona-style bull running event held in suburban Houston, Texas. The Great Bull Run mirrors the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, where …

MHG Insurance Brokers Opens Office in Houston

MHG Insurance Brokers, a national brokerage in the United States specializing in life and health insurance for groups and individuals as well as business insurance, announced the opening of an office in Houston, Texas. The office is poised to serve …

Select Insurance Markets Adds Kendrick as Marketing Representative in Texas

Select Insurance Markets LP of Houston, Texas, has added Heather Kendrick as a marketing representative. Kendrick’s responsibility will include adding new agents, as well as field support for the existing group of SIM agents in Texas and Louisiana. She is located in …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Houston’s Barmore Insurance Agency

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Barmore Insurance Agency Inc. located in Houston, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1952, Barmore Insurance Agency (Barmore) is an insurance broker providing retail and wholesale commercial property/casualty, employee …