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Schroeder Named VP of Marketing Texas-Based ITC

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a Carrollton, Texas-based provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, has promoted Becky Schroeder to vice president of marketing. In her new position as vice president of marketing, Schroeder will oversee the company’s continued …

5 Accused in Houston-Area Truck Crash ATM Theft

Five individuals are facing aggravated robbery charges after police in suburban Houston arrested them for allegedly robbing an ATM from a gas station. Police in Humble say several men used a stolen truck to ram into the side of the …

The On-Boarding Process: Making New Clients Feel like Family

In today’s competitive market, an effective client on-boarding process is the most important step in cultivating a lasting relationship. In order to develop a solid foundation, insurance brokers must make new clients feel as though they are working with a …

Texas Regulators Recover $32.4M in Premium Refunds, Claim Payments

Consumer protection staff for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) were able to recover $32.4 million for Texas consumers during the past year as a result of complaint resolution, the agency announced recently. The money came from premium refunds and …

Felton Named Asst. VP – Marketing and Development at U.S. Risk Solutions

Dallas-based managing general agency and surplus lines wholesaler, U.S. Risk Insurance Group Inc., announced it has named Adam Felton as assistant vice president of marketing and development for U.S. Risk Solutions, its affinity group sales and servicing division. Felton will …

Taylor, Wrobel Join Southwest Risk in Dallas

Insurance broker Southwest Risk LP has added Ryan Taylor and Wade Wrobel in Dallas as brokers with a focus on transportation, energy and hospitality. Taylor is a native of the DFW Metroplex. Most recently, he served as senior underwriter/broker for LevelFirst LLC, managing the …

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, Announces Expansion of its Republic Group Program to Texas

San Diego, CA, January 14, 2015: Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC (Atlas General), a national multi-line program manager, is pleased to announce the opening of its workers’ compensation office in Texas to facilitate its expansion into the Lone Star State. …

J. Mace Meeks Insurance Team Joins Insgroup in Houston

J. Mace Meeks has moved his insurance practice to Houston-based privately held insurance agency, Insgroup Inc., effective Jan.1, 2015. With 25 years of experience, Meeks and his team of nine professional associates bring to Insgroup their commitment to the highest …

Higginbotham Adds Stick in Dallas as Sr. Loss Control Consultant

Higginbotham has hired Steven Stick as senior loss control consultant in the independent insurance, risk management and financial services firm’s Dallas office. Higginbotham’s control department serves customers throughout the state. The department helps businesses identify their property and liability exposures …

Texas Officials Want Drug Database Moved from DPS

Some Texas lawmakers say prescription drugs can be bettered monitored by moving the state’s database out of the Department of Public Safety. House and Senate committees that studied the issue recommend that the State Board of Pharmacy take over the …