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Fisher Named Executive Director of PIA of Tennessee

Kristopher Fisher has been named executive director of the Professional Insurance Agents of Tennessee. Transitioning from director of Member Services to executive director, Fisher’s new responsibilities include: management of the PIA Advantage Services Corporation programs and products; management of the …

Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia Names New Education Director

The Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV) has hired Carter Hope Lyons as director of Education and Professional Development.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Adds 2 Field Representatives in Northeast

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has hired Sue Bonkowski and Mike Lawless as senior field representatives.

Herring Named Field Rep in California for Berkshire Hathaway GUARD

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Cos. has named Traci Herring a senior field representative in Northern California. Herring is responsible for identifying prospects for appointments while providing information about available resources and new developments to existing members of the distribution network. …

Ultra Risk Advisors Hires Lexington Underwriter Reardon in Boston

Ultra Risk Advisors has hired Mathew Reardon as sales executive for the Northeastern territory. He is based in Boston.

Insurors of Tennessee Adds Small as Membership Specialist

Insurors of Tennessee has added Ellie Small to the Association staff as membership specialist. Small will manage the continuing education program, coordinate course registration and provide administrative support to the Insurors office. Small is a native of Evansville, Ind., and …

Newburgh Insurance Exec Smith Elected IIABNY Chair of Board

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York (IIABNY) has elected John H. (Jack) Smith, Jr. as its chair of the board for the 2016-17 term.

EPIC Adds Senior Communications Consultant Liz Miller in San Francisco

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants has named Liz Miller a senior communications consultant in it’s employee benefits division. Miller will be based in EPIC’s San Francisco headquarters and report to John Gaffney, director of national benefits operations. Miller joins EPIC …

Brentwood Reinsurance Appoints Hodson as SVP in North Carolina

Brentwood Reinsurance Intermediaries Inc. (BRII), a provider of insurance and reinsurance brokerage services, has appointed William (Bill) J. Hodson, of Burlington, N.C., as senior vice president. According to Brentwood Reinsurance President Keith Fawcett, Hodson will broaden the reinsurance products and …

Hallstrom Appointed Assistant VP, Cyber Insurance at CNA

Chicago-based insurer, CNA, has appointed David Hallstrom to assistant vice president and industry leader, Cyber Insurance. In this role, Hallstrom is responsible for CNA cyber product management. He reports to Katie Wilson, vice president, General Liability and Cyber Underwriting. Hallstrom has …