MarketScout News

MarketScout Adds 2 Underwriters to Restaurants, Bars Unit in Dallas

MarketScout has added two underwriters in its Restaurants, Bars, and Taverns (RBT) underwriting facility in the company’s Dallas headquarters. Jessica Johnston joins the RBT underwriting team as a commercial underwriter, responsible for underwriting a diverse range of risks for restaurants, …

Commercial Insurance Prices Remain Static for Fourth Month: MarketScout

Commercial insurance rates have barely budged at all over the last four months, according to the MarketScout report for June. Only the business interruption line saw rates go down in June from the previous month and those were only down …

MarketScout Adds Staff to Private Client Division in Florida

MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, has expanded its Private Client Solutions (PCS) E&S division with new hires in its Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office. Jordan Ballou will serve as an underwriting assistant for the …

MarketScout Adds Underwriters to Private Client Division in Southeast

MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has expanded its Private Client Solutions (PCS) division with three new hires. According to Daniela Finch, MarketScout’s National managing director, Private Client Solutions the hirings continue MarketScout’s …

MarketScout Launches New High Net Worth Underwriting Facility

MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA, has expanded its specialty high net worth underwriting practice with the addition of a new non-admitted $3.1 billion facility targeting agents with specialty expertise in the high net worth homeowners segment. …

Worlitz Joins MarketScout’s Private Client Division in Dallas

MarketScout, an electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, has expanded its specialty high net worth underwriting and brokerage practice with the addition of Lindsey Worlitz as an underwriter for the Private Client Solutions Division Non-Admitted. Prior to …

MarketScout Adds Thompson in Dallas

Insurance distribution and underwriting company, MarketScout, has hired Kirt Thompson as its new claim services manager. Thompson is based in the corporate office in Dallas. Prior to joining MarketScout, Thompson served as the corporate workers’ compensation manager for one of …

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 …

A Few Thoughts for Insurance Entrepreneurs

Managerial flexiblity, effective communication, selecting and placing employees wisely, customer care and reputational risk are some of the factors would-be entrepreneurs need to consider when contemplating running their own businesses, according to one insurance executive with the work history to support his …

MarketScout Adds 3 to Fine Arts Underwriting Team in Illinois

Dallas-based electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA, MarketScout, has expanded its national fine art and collectibles program with three new hires: Donna Hester, underwriter; Susan Soloman, underwriter; and Cheryl Fogel, underwriting assistant. The underwriting team will operate out of MarketScout’s …