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Reincke Promoted to Brokerage Manager at J.M. Wilson

Portage, Mich.-based wholesale insurance specialist, J.M. Wilson, has promoted James Reincke to brokerage manager for the newly formed brokerage department . Reincke is responsible for developing and strengthening new and existing agency and company relationships, as well as growing the …

Aspen Insurance Agency Announces New Hires in N.H.

Aspen Insurance Agency in Manchester, New Hampshire, has hired two additional staff members. Lyndsay Lee has joined the agency as commercial marketing representative. Lee brings seven years of insurance industry experience to Aspen Insurance Agency. Her primary responsibilities include placing …

Leavitt Group Adds Gourgues as VP, Benefits in Houston

Leavitt Group announced that Dawn Gourgues joined the agency as vice president of benefits in their Houston office. Previously, she was a health and welfare consultant working with middle market energy related accounts. Gourgues’ experience also includes financial projects and …

Johnston Joins Gorst & Compass in California as Vice President

Gorst & Compass has named Russ Johnston vice president of business development and marketing. Johnston is based in San Diego, Calif. and will be responsible for business development and marketing for the Western region. Johnston comes to Gorst from Conway …

A.I.M. Mutual Names Standing to Succeed Myers as CEO in Massachusetts

A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Cos. in Burlington, Massachusetts, announced that its board of directors has named President Michael E. Standing to succeed John A. Myers as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Brownyard Group in New York Announces New Hire, Promotions

Brownyard Group, a Bay Shore, New York-based program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, announced two promotions and the hiring of a new client service specialist. Maggie Hammarth was promoted to account manager in the underwriting department. …

Zepnick Named Upper Midwest Region VP for Liberty Mutual Business Insurance

Timothy Zepnick has been appointed regional vice president for business insurance in Liberty Mutual Insurance’s upper Midwest region. Zepnick will be based in Waukesha, Wis., and is responsible for the profitable growth of business in the six state territory that …

Miller to Join Insurance Broker Wortham in January

De Miller, principal of the Donald E. Miller Agency Ltd. in San Antonio, is joining Houston-based Wortham L.L.C. as a managing director on Jan. 1, 2015, under a letter of intent executed with Wortham Insurance & Risk Management. The Donald E. Miller …

Allianz Announces New Leadership Team for Combined Fireman’s Fund, AGCS NA

German insurance giant Allianz announced a new team that will lead the combined Fireman’s Fund and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty North American business beginning in 2015. Andrew Torrance, current president and CEO of Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC), will …

Clark Insurance Announces 2 Appointments in Maine

Clark Insurance, an employee-owned independent insurance agency with offices in Maine and New Hampshire, announced two appointments in its Portland, Maine, office. Tammy Volock has been named controller at Clark Insurance. Volock has more than 18 years of experience in …