Allied Insurance Brokers Hires SVP for Ascinsure Specialty Risk Unit in Penn.

Ascinsure Specialty Risk recently hired Curtis Kochman as senior vice president. Within this role, Kochman will spearhead Ascinsure’s business development goals and overall operations within its Specialty Wholesale & Underwriting Insurance markets. Ascinsure is an operating company of Allied Insurance Brokers Inc. in Pittsburgh.

Kochman comes to Ascinsure with over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, he was vice president of cross-selling for Highmark Inc., where he oversaw $3 billion in sales across four different companies nationally.

Ascinsure is a specialty wholesale and underwriting insurance managers with a targeted focus nationwide on the scaffold, crane, inland marine, and equipment rental sectors, serving insurers and retail agents.