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August 7, 2017

Bothell, Wash.-based EagleView Technologies has named Kenneth Cook senior vice president.

Cook will lead field services while collaborating with engineering and product teams to develop solutions for claims and underwriting professionals in the property insurance space.

He was previously vice president of client relations at EagleView. He has worked in the insurance industry for 26 years, holding positions with insurance carriers including State Farm Insurance and Farm Bureau Financial Services.

EagleView is a provider of aerial imagery, data analytics, property data and GIS solutions for government, infrastructure and commercial sectors.

Salt Lake City, Utah-based GBS Benefits Inc. has named Scott Schneider president.

Schneider has a background in finance, underwriting and sales.

Schneider most recently was vice president of sales and marketing for SelectHealth.

Rick Fielding, who has been the president of GBS since the company’s inception in 1989, will continue to lead GBS Benefits as CEO.

GBS Benefits is an insurance and employee benefits firm and a member of Leavitt Group.

Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has named Jason VanderYacht a vice president within its energy and marine group.

VanderYacht will be based in Los Angeles, Calif. He has experience covering an array of marine risks and a specialty in cargo insurance and surety solutions. VanderYacht was an account executive with specialty insurance brokerage Roanoke Trade prior to joining Alliant. Before that he was a multiline claims adjuster with Capital Insurance Group.

Newport Beach, Calif.-based Alliant provides property/casualty, workers’ compensation, employee benefits, surety and financial products and services.

Brown & Brown Insurance has named Todd Davis a sales consultant in California.

He will advise clients on their group and individual insurance plans.

Davis came to B&B from Heffernan Insurance, where he was an assistant vice president of employee benefits. He was a risk adviser with Ascension Insurance Inc. before that.

Brown & Brown through its subsidiaries offers a range of insurance products and services.

TLB Insurance Services has named Scott Scherer an employee benefits agent in the agency’s Walnut Creek, Calif., office.

Scherer was previously president and owner of Hall of Fame Benefits.

He was vice president of sports and entertainment at Cole Capital, and a vice president at Genworth financial before that. He started his insurance career in 1999 with The Hartford.

TLB is a subsidiary of Leavitt United Insurance Services, part of Leavitt Group.

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