MarketScout News

MarketScout in Dallas Creates $25M Insurtech Venture Fund

Dallas-based insurance exchange and MGA MarketScout announced it has launched MarketScout InsurTech (MIT), which will make investments in tech-enabled insurance distribution. The initial funding of $25 million will come exclusively from MarketScout Corp., parent of MIT, according to the firm. …

MarketScout Hires U.S. Risk’s Vincent as VP in Houston

MarketScout, the Dallas, Texas based insurance exchange and specialty MGA, has expanded its Professional Liability Division with the addition of Michele Vincent as vice president, healthcare practice leader. Vincent joins the professional liability practice with more than 20 years of …

Hatt Joins MarketScout’s Private Client Insurance Practice in Dallas

MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has expanded its national private client practice with the addition of Chris Hatt as managing executive. Hatt, who is based in Dallas, has more than 30 years …

Flintstones vs. Jetsons, a Broker Success Story, and How Agencies Can Survive Insuretech

“If we survive the next five to 10 years and improve the way we do things, we can be well-positioned into the future.” James Keating, founder, chairman and CEO of The Keating Group, offered those positive words amid the din …

Educational Conference in California to Address ‘State of the Industry’

What the final two years of California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones will entail is among the topics to be discussed during a conference in Southern California in March. The WIAA Education and Research Foundation will present a conference titled “Challenges, …

MarketScout Taps Rice to Lead Expansion of High Net Worth Practice in Florida

MarketScout has expanded its specialty high net worth practice in Tampa, Fla., with the addition of Craig Rice as the newest production broker for the Private Client Solutions division. In his new role with MarketScout, Rice will focus on leading …

MarketScout Adds McGowan Program Administrators as Market Specialist

MarketScout, an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, announced that McGowan Program Administrators (MPA) has joined the MarketScout Exchange as a certified market specialist for community associations, hospitality and real estate. The MarketScout Exchange specializes in connecting thousands …

MarketScout Adds Lohmar to Construction Practice in Dallas

MarketScout, an electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has hired construction industry underwriting veteran, Rhonda Lohmar. Lohmar joins the construction practice with more than 20 years of industry underwriting experience. Prior to joining MarketScout, Lohmar was …

MarketScout Expands Workers’ Compensation Division with Atlanta Hire

MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, has expanded its Workers’ Compensation division by adding three insurance professionals in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Atlanta. Jonathan Maloney will be based in Atlanta and joins MarketScout …

Florida State Appoints MarketScout’s Kerr to College of Business Insurance Council