people photo available News

Texas-Based Roach Howard Smith & Barton Promotes Buchanan

Keleigh Buchanan was promoted to assistant vice president at Dallas-based independent insurance broker Roach Howard Smith & Barton. Buchanan has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. She specializes in offering products and services to high net-worth clients with …

Wells Media Announces C-Suite, Managerial Promotions

Property/casualty insurance media company Wells Media Group announced four C-suite and managerial staff promotions this week.  Julie Tinney now serves as chief marketing officer, Josh Carlson has been promoted to chief technology officer/chief innovation officer, Andrew Simpson became chief content …

Cross Insurance Hires Cellucci as Southern New England Region President

Cross Insurance, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Bangor, Maine, hired Paul J. Cellucci as president of the agency’s Southern New England Region.

Lockton Promotes Manozzi to Executive VP in Boston

Insurance broker Lockton has promoted Chip Manozzi to executive vice president and leader of its Boston office. Manozzi also will join the executive committee of Lockton’s Northeast operations.

SAN Group Hires 2 Agency Development Field Specialists in N.H.

Satellite Agency Network (SAN) Group Inc., an alliance of independent property/casualty insurance agencies in the Northeast, recently hired Lynn Marcou and David Collins as agency development field specialists for its member agency support team.

Brownyard Group Promotes 2 in Beauty & Pest Control Programs in N.Y.

Brownyard Group, a Bay Shore, New York-based program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, announced two promotions in its beauty and pest control programs. Kathy Lopez was promoted to account manager for the Salon & Spa Specialty …

Dixie Leavitt Taps Wittwer in Utah

Dustin Wittwer has joined Dixie Leavitt Agency’s Cedar City, Utah sales office specializing in commercial insurance. Wittwer has a background in sales and experience working as a department manager at Scheel’s Sporting Goods. Dixie Leavitt Agency is part of Leavitt …

Glatfelter Insurance Group Announces 2 Promotions in Pennsylvania

Glatfelter Insurance Group (GIG) in York, Pennsylvania, promoted John Solari to president of Glatfelter Underwriting Services and chief underwriting officer for Glatfelter Programs, and Jim Partridge to president of Insurance Company Operations. Both promotions were effective Jan. 1. Solari and …

USG Lauches New California Office With Tourtellott

USG Insurance Services Inc. has launched a new office in San Diego, Calif. and hired Michael Tourtellott as a producer and broker in the office. Tourtellott will handle commercial lines accounts nationally, with a focus on their product lines. Tourtellott …

ANE Hires Simpson as Agency Recruitment & Development VP in Penn.

ANE (Agency Network Exchange LLC) in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, has hired Beth Snyder Simpson as vice president, Agency Recruitment and Development, a new position to expand the insurance agency network in New Jersey and other mid-Atlantic states. She is …