IFG Companies Hires Smith as Underwriting Manager in Connecticut

September 28, 2015

IFG Companies has hired Geoffrey J. Smith as underwriting manager of its nationwide Commercial Underwriting Renewal Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

While managing the efficiency and effectiveness of the Commercial Underwriting Renewal Center, Smith will also have a senior leadership role across IFG’s casualty underwriting operations in its Hartford office.

Smith comes to IFG with almost three decades of insurance and reinsurance underwriting expertise that focused on excess casualty and specialty lines. Smith joins IFG from Union Mutual of Vermont where he served as its director of underwriting for its Commercial and Personal Lines. Prior to Union Mutual, he spent several years with Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company, where most recently he was executive vice president.

Founded in 1985, IFG provides property/casualty insurance on both a non-admitted basis and an admitted basis. IFG is headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina, and has two principal business units: Commercial Accounts and Specialty Accounts. Coverages are underwritten by IFG’s affiliated insurers: The Burlington Insurance Company, First Financial Insurance Company, Alamance Insurance Company and Guilford Insurance Company.

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