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Kinsale Insurance Hires Manahan to Lead E&S Property in Virginia

Kinsale Insurance Company, a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company based in Richmond, Virginia, has hired Stephen Manahan as senior vice president of Excess & Surplus Lines Property.

Vermont Mutual Promotes McDonnell to Executive VP, COO

Vermont Mutual Insurance Group has promoted Mark J. McDonnell to executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Group.

Lockton Benefit Group Adds Leopold as Chief Medical Officer

Lockton Benefit Group, based in Kanas City, Mo., has added Dr. Ronald S. Leopold to its national Lockton Health Risk Solutions practice. As leader of the practice, Dr. Leopold will combine his clinical knowledge with Lockton’s proprietary InfoLock data intelligence platform to improve …

Beecher Carlson Hires Miller as Managing Director in NYC

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, a specialized large account risk management broker and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown Inc., has hired Megan Miller as managing director.

Labrie Joins Hanover Stone Partners in Connecticut

Hanover Stone Partners, a risk management services firm based in Jersey City, New Jersey, has hired Daniel Labrie as senior risk advisor.

Howard Promoted to Shareholder, Vice President at Gillis, Ellis & Baker

New Orleans-based insurance and risk management firm, Gillis, Ellis & Baker (GEB), announced that Jeff Howard has been promoted to shareholder and vice president of the firm. Howard joined Gillis, Ellis & Baker in 2011 as an insurance producer. He …

EPIC Adds McKinney and Neer in Northern California

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has added Victoria McKinney as a team leader and employee benefits consultant and Robin Neer as an account executive. Both will be based in EPIC’s Gold River office in the Sacramento area under the leadership …

KMRD Partners Adds 2 Risk Managers in Pennsylvania

KMRD Partners, an insurance brokerage and risk management services firm based in Warrington, Pennsylvania, has hired John Garber and Karl Granlun as risk managers.

Hostetter Joins Jack Martin & Associates in Maryland

Jack Martin & Associates, a division of Easton, Maryland-based Avon-Dixon Agency, announced that Damon Hostetter has rejoined the firm.

The Crichton Group in Tennessee Promotes 2

The Crichton Group, an independent insurance agency in Middle Tennessee, has promoted Austin Madison, a partner, to senior vice president, and Blake Weidman to partner and vice president. As senior vice president, Madison will continue to manage and lead the …