Insurance Journal » people with photo http://www.insurancejournal.com Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:58:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 Westrope Named President of Surplus Lines Group, NAPSLO http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2013/10/23/309017.htm Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:40:56 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=309017 Kevin T. Westrope, president of Westrope, an independent wholesale brokerage based in Kansas City, Mo., has been elected to serve as the new president of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) for the 2013-2014 term. Westrope has …

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Marsh Names Tobin as CEO, Private Client Services http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2013/07/29/299842.htm Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:51:31 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=299842 Marsh has appointed Kevin Tobin to be CEO of its Private Client Services (PCS).Currently chief operating officer of Marsh’s Insurance Services Businesses (ISB) unit, he will assume the role on August 1. Tobin will be responsible for leading this business, …

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Atlantic Casualty Names Strickland President, Chief Operating Officer http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2013/04/15/288265.htm Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:00:09 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=288265 Bret Strickland has been named president and chief operating officer of Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co., replacing William G. Reynolds, who retired after more than 35 years in the insurance Industry. Strickland started with Atlantic Casualty in 1997 and for the …

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Tolbert Joins NFP P&C Services in Atlanta http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2013/01/23/278434.htm Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:46:59 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=278434 National Financial Partners Property & Casualty Services has hired Cherie Tolbert as vice president of commercial lines out of Atlanta. Tolbert brings 20 years of experience in risk management and insurance for accountants, lawyers, physicians, investment managers and advisors with …

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Insurance Private Equity Pioneer Sargent Passes Away http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/11/09/270070.htm Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:56:11 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=270070 Joseph Denny Sargent, chairman of Bradley, Foster & Sargent (BFS), an investment advisory firm, and former managing partner and chairman of Conning & Co., an investment firm specializing in the insurance business, passed away on Nov. 7. At the time …

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Nichols Named President of Surplus Lines Group, NAPSLO http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/10/15/266639.htm Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:23:31 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=266639 Matthew Nichols has been elected president of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices Ltd. (NAPSLO) for the 2013 term. Nichols has served on the NAPSLO board since 2005 and has chaired several committees. Currently, he is the president …

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R&R Insurance Services’ Riesch-Knapp Transitions to Employee Benefits http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2012/09/06/262100.htm Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:35:47 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=262100 R&R Insurance Services Inc., headquartered in Waukesha, Wis., announced the transition of Stephanie Riesch-Knapp from commercial lines to the firm’s employee benefits practice as an account executive. Riesch-Knapp has spent the last four years successfully servicing a commercial book of …

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Keystone Mutual Adds Bargatze as VP-Sales, Western Region http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2012/08/30/261263.htm Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:36:42 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=261263 Missouri-based medical professional liability insurer, Keystone Mutual Insurance Co., has hired L. Richard Bargatze, Jr. as vice president of Sales for the company’s western region. Bargatze brings nearly 20 years of experience in the insurance industry to his new role. …

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Mass.-Based Insurer A.I.M. Mutual Names Information Technology Manager http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2012/08/13/259184.htm Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:27:31 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=259184 A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Companies, a workers’ compensation insurer based in Burlington, Mass., has promoted Abi Troy to information technology manager.Troy is responsible for all systems design, programming and development, including oversight of a new integrated policy, billing and claims administration …

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MMC’s Duperreault Named Chairman of Federal Advisory Committee http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/04/02/241715.htm Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:26:49 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=241715 Marsh & McLennan Companies’ CEO Brian Duperreault has been named chairman of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI). His appointment was confirmed last Friday by Federal Insurance Office (FIO) Director Michael McRaith at the committee’s first meeting.FACI was formed …

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Chubb’s Petrosino Joins IICF National Board of Governors http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/29/241316.htm Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:42:04 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=241316 The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation named Gary C. Petrosino, executive vice president of Chubb & Son and western U.S. territory field officer for Chubb, to the foundation’s national board of governors. IICF combines the collective resources of the insurance industry …

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Philadelphia Insurance Taps Three for Leadership Positions in the West http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/26/240806.htm Mon, 26 Mar 2012 23:08:44 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=240806 Philadelphia Insurance Cos., a property/casualty and professional liability company for niche markets, promoted three marketing employees to the vice president level in its Western Region. Bryan Luci was promoted from regional vice president of marketing to senior vice president of …

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Willis North America Adds to Personal Lines in Northern California http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/22/240443.htm Thu, 22 Mar 2012 16:28:00 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=240443 Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, named Max Gilman regional operations officer in Willis Personal Lines Practice in San Francisco, Calif. Willis provides employee benefit and risk management solutions across a range of industries.  The Willis Personal …

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Ascension Names De La Rosa Senior Vice President http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/21/240332.htm Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:19:07 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=240332 Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions named Jani De La Rosa senior vice president. De La Rosa will be responsible for managing program designs, benefit strategies and business development. She will also serve as lead benefit consultant for …

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Poms Names Flannery VP of Property/Casualty in Southern California http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/12/239127.htm Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:44:56 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=239127 Woodland Hills, Calif.-based Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers Inc. named Martin V. Flannery vice president in the property/casualty group in its Woodland Hills office. Prior to joining Poms & Associates, Flannery was vice president of marketing and sales at ISU …

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Jenkins Names French VP of Construction and Real Estate http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/09/238976.htm Sat, 10 Mar 2012 00:05:05 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=238976 Concord, Calif.-based Jenkins Insurance Group named Peter French vice president in its construction and real estate practice. French’s primary focus will encompass commercial, civil and residential construction, as well as real estate. He has plus years in the insurance industry …

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Brown Named VP of Claims Management for PowerGuard in Southern California http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/05/238345.htm Mon, 05 Mar 2012 22:14:45 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=238345 PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services named Hilton Brown as vice president of claims management. Brown has 22 years of experience, and specializes in claims management and client advocacy. Brown will oversee claims review, audits, and management plus the development of new …

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EPIC Names Brown Vice President of Claims Management http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/03/01/237761.htm Thu, 01 Mar 2012 18:34:13 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=237761 Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, a retail property-casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has named Hilton Brown to oversee client claims and advocacy in the company’s Los Angeles and Irvine, Calif. offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company …

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Roush Joins B & B in Southern California http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/02/27/237363.htm Tue, 28 Feb 2012 01:20:24 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=237363 Stephanie Roush has joined Agoura Hills based B & B Premier Insurance Solutions Inc. as an account executive. Roush, who specializes in workers’ compensation and business insurance, joined the B & B after relocating to California from her native Colorado. …

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NAS Appoints Palotay Senior Vice President Of Underwriting http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/02/23/236967.htm Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:02:35 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=236967 NAS Insurance Services named Michael Palotay as senior vice president of underwriting. Palotay has been with Encino, Calif.-based NAS since 2009, managing production and strategy for the NAS underwriting department. He joined NAS as assistant vice president to develop a …

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Poms Names Rossetti Vice President of Employee Benefits in New Mexico http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/02/22/236781.htm Wed, 22 Feb 2012 23:02:53 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=236781 Los Angeles, Calif.-based Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers Inc. has named John Rossetti vice president of the employee benefits group in the firm’s Albuquerque, N.M. office. Rossetti was previously an account executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico, …

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Poms Names Mahl SVP of Property & Casualty in Southern California http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/02/10/235050.htm Fri, 10 Feb 2012 18:30:14 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=235050 Woodland Hills, Calif.-based Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers Inc. has named Robert Mahl senior vice president of its property/casualty group in the firm’s Woodland Hills office. Mahl was previously vice president of property/casualty insurance and apparel practice Leader for USI …

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Heffernan in Orange County Names Albanese SVP, Benefits http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/01/30/233250.htm Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:17:46 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=233250 Heffernan Insurance Brokers has hired Karen Albanese office as senior vice president in its Orange County, Calif. office, focusing on benefits strategy and administration. Albanese will work out of Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Heffernan’s Los Angeles branch, expanding Heffernan’s reach in …

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West Joins Dealey, Renton in Northern California as Senior Vice President http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/01/25/232689.htm Wed, 25 Jan 2012 18:58:35 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=232689 Dealey, Renton & Associates has named Morgan West senior vice president. West will be based in DRA’s Oakland, Calif. office and will report to President Al Chinn. West’s role will include working with key accounts and assisting in certain management …

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Bills Named Colorado Casualty President and CEO http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/01/25/232649.htm Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:24:35 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=232649 Centennial, Colo.–based Colorado Casualty has named Lucas J. Bills as president and chief executive officer of the commercial lines company, which operates in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Bills joined Colorado Casualty in 2009 as regional vice …

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Fireman’s Fund Names Conway Chief Marketing Officer http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/01/13/231224.htm Fri, 13 Jan 2012 23:41:14 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=231224 Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. has name Juliene Conway its chief marketing officer. In Conway’s role, she will lead the market management team and be responsible for agent and policyholder intelligence, innovation, marketing and communications. Conway will succeed Eleanor Barnard, current …

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Davis Joins RiskPoint Insurance Advisors in Oregon http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2012/01/11/230759.htm Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:17:01 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=230759 Bend, Ore.-based RiskPoint Insurance Advisors, a commercial insurance agency, has named Matt Davis as director of employee benefits. Based in Portland, Ore., Davis works with clients nationwide. Davis has over 20 years of insurance experience in capacities including customer service, …

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Johnson Elected to Lead Insurance Council of Texas Board http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2011/12/20/228165.htm Tue, 20 Dec 2011 15:48:35 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=228165 The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) has elected Joe Johnson chairman of the board of directors beginning Jan. 1, 2012. Johnson is vice president and regional manager of the United Fire Group. Johnson has served 35 years in the insurance …

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Thomas Becomes Partner in RSI http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2011/12/01/225801.htm Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:46:04 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=225801 Bill Thomas has partnered with Ben Thomas and Barry Rabune of Costa Mesa, Calif.-based of RSI Insurance Brokers, a property and casualty insurance company that focuses on the transportation industry. RSI recently expanded, creating a sister company called RSI Employers …

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Catherine Baker Hired as Senior Underwriter at Atlas in California http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2011/11/18/224642.htm Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:20:55 +0000 http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=224642 Atlas General Insurance Services has hired Catherine Baker as a senior underwriter. Baker comes to San Diego, Calif.-based Atlas from The Republic Group in Dallas, Texas, where she served for three years as a Multiline Commercial Underwriter with exposure to …

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