Venus Joins Va.’s Johnson & Strachan Insurance; Dygve Promoted

Johnson & Strachan Inc., a commercial and personal insurance agency, reports that Charlie Venus has joined the firm as vice president of Operations. The firm also announced that Richard Dygve has been promoted to senior vice president.

Venus, who retired from The Hartford in 2006 following a 30-year career, joins Johnson & Strachan from Travelers where he had been managing underwriting director for select accounts in the company’s Washington, D.C. office.

Over the course of his career at The Hartford, Venus held a number of management positions including loss control manager, commercial business unit manager and market strategy manager.

Dygve, who started his own insurance agency in 1983 and merged it with Johnson & Strachan in 2003, will increase his scope of responsibilities at the firm.

Before starting his own agency, Dygve was a sales representative for Travelers Insurance.

Source: Johnson & Strachan