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Braxton President of The Buckner Co.’s New Colorado Office

The Buckner Co. has opened new Denver, Colo. office and named Keith Braxton president. As head of the Salt Lake City, Utah-based commercial insurance brokerage’s Colorado office, Braxton is charged with recruiting talent, building the company’s brand in the market and …

Maine’s Cross Insurance Appoints VP of Personal Lines

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance has appointed Laurie A. Noel as vice president of personal lines. Noel, whose primary responsibility is to focus on the profitability and growth of personal lines for the entire corporation, also serves as regional manager for …

A.I.M. Mutual in Massachusetts Names IT Director

The Associated Industries of Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Companies (A.I.M. Mutual), a workers’ compensation insurer based in Burlington, Mass., promoted Abi Troy to director of information technology. In this capacity, she is responsible for all systems design, programming and development, including …

Parr Insurance Adds Zivo in Chicago

Dwight Zivo has been named vice president of marketing for Chicago-based Parr Insurance Brokerage. In his new role, Zivo will be responsible for developing and executing the marketing and brand strategy for the company, which serves high-net-worth individuals and families …

FM Global in Rhode Island Appoints Global Client Services VP

FM Global appointed Peter Pettinicchio as vice president and manager for global client services and sales operations. He is based in FM Global’s Johnston, Rhode Island, headquarters. Pettinicchio joined FM Global in 1978 as a property loss prevention engineer in …

LevelFirst Adds Taylor as Senior Underwriter/Broker in Dallas

LevelFirst, a wholesale broker and managing general agency based in Dallas, Texas, announced Ryan Taylor has joined the company as a senior underwriter/broker. Taylor brings 10 years of wholesale experience to the company. He will be responsible for underwriting all …

Big ‘I’ Group Names Cantor Ex-Aide Stewart to Capitol Hill Lobbying Team

Wyatt Stewart has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big “I”) Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs. Stewart, a native of Washington, D.C., joins a bipartisan lobbying team primarily as a liaison to Republican …

Insurance Council of Texas Honors Gentry with Raymond Mauk Award

Rick Gentry, former executive director for the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT), was presented the Raymond Mauk Leadership Award at the ICT’s Mid-Year Property and Casualty Symposium in Austin. Gentry led the ICT for 17 years. The Raymond Mauk Leadership Award is …

Rauch Named Vice President of Marketing at Ohio-Based Central Insurance

The Central Insurance Companies, based in Van Wert, Ohio, has promoted Timothy L. Rauch, to vice president of marketing for both Central Mutual and All America Insurance Companies. Rauch will replace current Senior Vice President of Marketing Edd Buhl when …

Central Insurance Promotes Mansfield to Regional VP in Dallas

The Central Insurance Companies promoted Steven Mansfield to regional vice president of its Southwest regional office in Dallas, Texas. Mansfield replaces Tim Rauch, who has been promoted to vice president of marketing in the group’s home office in Van Wert, Ohio. …