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Joyce Joins Holborn as Senior VP in Minneapolis

Independent reinsurance broker Holborn Corp. announced that Michael S. Joyce has joined the firm as a senior vice president in its Minneapolis office. His areas of expertise in reinsurance include workers’ compensation, commercial automobile, surety and Florida homeowners’ property business. …

Bilot, Knutzen Lead Advocate Reinsurance Partners’ Minneapolis/St. Paul Office

Advocate Reinsurance Partners LLC, a privately owned reinsurance intermediary firm based in Dallas, announced the appointments of Daniel Bilot and Jon Knutzen as partners in the firm’s new Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., office. The appointments further extend the firm’s capabilities and …

Truckenbrod Joins Lockton Dunning in Minneapolis

Lockton Companies Justin Truckenbrod has joined the company in Minneapolis, Minn., as senior vice president and managing director of the Total Rewards Consulting Practice for Lockton Dunning, the Dallas-based series of Lockton Companies. Truckenbrod will lead Lockton Dunning’s Minneapolis office …

Minneapolis Businesses Heavily Damaged by Fire

A fire has caused severe damage to several businesses in north Minneapolis, Minn., and officials say at least three buildings are a total loss. The Minneapolis Fire Department says crews were called to a report of a fire in a …

Rau Joins HNI in Minneapolis

Insurance broker HNI has added Anna Rau as a service team support specialist in its Minneapolis, Minn., office. In this role, Rau provides a positive customer service experience through general processing and coordination of functions to ensure service teams and …

Twin City Group Adds Greve as Insurance Sales Associate

Minneapolis, Minn.-based Twin City Group announced that Ben Greve has joined the firm as insurance sales associate. Greve’s role will be developing new commercial and personal lines business for the agency. Prior to joining Twin City Group, Greve held similar …

Ott Joins StoneHill Reinsurance as Executive Vice President

Independent Minneapolis-based broker StoneHill Reinsurance Partners LLC announced that Charles R. (Chip) Ott, Jr. has joined the firm as its executive vice president. Ott will work with current and prospective clients on strategic issues such as mergers and acquisitions, geographic …

Minneapolis to Require Residential Sprinklers Beginning in January

A new state requirement for the home building industry was published this week in Minnesota. It means a sprinkler system is required for new houses larger than 4,500 square feet beginning in January. Eden Prairie Fire Chief George Esbensen says …

Minneapolis Considering Regulations for Rideshare Companies

Minneapolis, Minn., is among cities across the country deciding how best to regulate app-based rideshare companies that connect drivers with passengers. Milwaukee is facing a similar challenge in neighboring Wisconsin. The Star Tribune says a hearing at Minneapolis City Hall …

Barnes to Lead Personal Insurance Unit at Wells Fargo Insurance in Minneapolis

Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Co., named Stefani Tygar Barnes as head of its personal insurance segment in Minneapolis, Minn. Barnes will lead a team dedicated to providing auto, home, renters, life, health, and umbrella insurance products …