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Parker Named New CEO of USAA

Stuart Parker, currently chief operating officer at San Antonio-based USAA has been named to succeed current CEO Joe Robles when he retires at the end of February 2015. USAA Capital Corporation President Carl Liebert will succeed Parker in the role …

Assured Neace Lukens Hires Seager to Support Midwest Clients

Louisville, Ky.-based Assured Neace Lukens hired Cary Seager as Health & Productivity manager. In her new role, Seager will support Assured Neace Lukens clients in the Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio, and Indianapolis, Ind., markets with customized and results-oriented health …

Endris, Parker Join Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon in Texas

Commercial insurance brokers Aaron Endris and Bryan Parker joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Endris joins as manager of the bond department and Parker as associate of property/casualty insurance, concentrating his service to …

J.M. Wilson Promotes Russell to Accounting Supervisor

Portage, Mich.-based property/casualty MGA and surplus lines broker, J.M. Wilson, has promoted Crystal Russell to accounting operations supervisor. Russell is responsible for payment and account reconciliation of company accounts and assisting the treasurer with the preparation of monthly financial statements.  …

Leavitt Group in Montana Taps Macy, Fellows, Schermerhorn

Brian Macy, Brett Fellows and Wendy Schermerhorn have joined joined Leavitt Great West Insurance Services in Billings, Mont. Macy will focus on commercial insurance for the oil, gas and hospitality industries. Fellows is an employee benefits advisor specializing in risk management …

CIG in West Names Chatterton President and CEO

Capital Insurance Group, a regional property/casualty insurer serving the Western U.S., has named L. Arnold Chatterton as president and CEO. The decision by the board of directors and the appointment follows Peter Cazzolla’s announcement that he would be retiring his …

Freiman Joins Risk International as Senior Consultant

Risk International, based in Fairlawn, Ohio, announced that Mark Freiman has joined the outsourced risk management provider as a senior consultant. He will contribute his nearly 20 years of group benefits consulting experiences to the company’s newly launched Benefits Advisory Services. Freiman served …

VanDelinder Retiring from Texas Independent Agent Association

The board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas announced that IIAT Executive Director/President David VanDelinder is retiring from the association effective Dec. 31, 2014. Regarding VanDelinder’s retirement, Chairman Pat Arthur stated in the announcement released by IIAT: “Every member of …

VanDelinder Honored with Distinguished Service Award from State Auto

David VanDelinder, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT), has been presented with State Auto Insurance Co.’s Distinguished Service Award. The presentation by State Auto CEO Bob Restrepo and Western Region President Gerald Ladner was made …

Southwest Insurance Agents Names Call, Gordon Regional VPs in Arizona

Southwest Insurance Agents Alliance has expanded its team with the addition of Nate Call and William R. Gordon as regional vice presidents for Arizona. Both Call and Gordon will be responsible for membership service, development, and insurance company relations for …