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Heyroth Promoted to VP–Sales at SECURA

Appleton, Wis.-based SECURA Insurance has promoted Tim Heyroth to the newly created position of vice president–sales. Heyroth, who has been with SECURA for more than 17 years, will be responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies for property and casualty …

Vaughn Joins FrankCrum as Broker Manager in Texas

FrankCrum, a national professional employer organization, added Rodney Vaughn as a broker manager, responsible for increasing the company’s presence in Texas and forging relationships with insurance agents and brokers. Florida-based FrankCrum offers workers’ compensation insurance, payroll, human resources solutions and …

Employers in Nevada Names Hallman EVP, Chief Information Officer

Reno, Nev.-based Employers Holdings Inc. named Richard P. Hallman executive vice president and chief information officer. He will oversee overseeing all of Employers’ information technology departments. Hallman previously served as senior vice president and chief information officer, a position he …

Lockton Launches Gaming, Entertainment and Sports Practice in California

Lockton has launched a gaming, entertainment and sports practice to be based in Irvine, Calif. The group is part of Lockton’s Pacific operations and it integrates multiple vertical markets. Lockton’s gaming, entertainment and sports practice provides a range of risk …

Lockton Names Sherwin Senior Vice President in Colorado

Jay Sherwin joined Lockton’s Denver, Colo. operation as senior vice president and department manager of financial and professional services. In his role with Lockton, Sherwin will focus on developing insurance and risk management solutions. Additionally, he will assist in the …

Leavitt Group’s Redwoods Hires Hodge in Northern California

Dawn E. Hodge has joined the Leavitt Group’s Redwoods office and will focus on commercial insurance. Prior to joining the agency, Hodge spent eight years with a personal lines not-for-profit insurance automobile club. She also worked as a claims adjuster representing Phoenix, …

Fireman’s Fund Names Senior Product Director for Healthcare Practice in N.Y.

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company has appointed Mike Midgley to senior product director for healthcare professional liability. He is located in Fireman’s Fund’s New York office.Midgley most recently worked in compliance, product development and risk management for 10 years at American …

SierraSpecialty Taps Hennesay as Wholesale Broker in California

Wholesaler and managing general agent SierraSpecialty named Keri Hennesay as a surplus lines broker to its team in Clovis, Calif. Hennesay has been in the insurance industry for 26 years and has experience working as a retail agent, as well …

Starkweather & Shepley Names Healthcare Risk Specialist in Massachusetts

Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. has appointed Stephen Primiano as healthcare risk specialist. Primiano will be working out of Starkweather’s Westwood, Mass., location, where he will continue to develop risk management strategies for hospitals, physician practices, assisted living communities, …

EPIC in California Names Gonthier Chief Financial Officer

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center named Michael Gonthier chief financial officer. Elaine Andrian, EPIC’s current CFO, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence. Gonthier will be responsible for overseeing all finance and accounting, human resources and information technology functions across …