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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.

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.

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.

Rhode Island’s Falvey Yacht Insurance Adds 2 to Underwriting Team

Falvey Yacht Insurance, a North Kingstown, Rhode Island-based managing general underwriter specializing in yacht insurance, has hired Laura Sherrod and Craig McGinnes to join the firm’s group of yacht underwriting experts.

New Hampshire’s Minkler Honored With Big ‘I’ Woodworth Memorial Award

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America has awarded Tom Minkler with the Woodworth Memorial Award, the highest honor the association bestows on one of its members, during the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference.

IIABNY CEO Poppa to Retire After 38-Year Career

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York (IIABNY) announced that president and CEO Richard Poppa will retire at the end of 2016 after leading the association for nearly 20 years.

York Hires Walsh as Risk Management Practices President in New Jersey

York Risk Services Group, a national provider of claims management, managed care, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, has hired Patrick J. Walsh as president of the firm’s Risk Management Practices business and executive …