Venture Underwriters Inc., a division of Allstar Financial Group, has expanded its Chicago underwriting team to include commercial underwriting veteran Chris Barrow.
Barrow joins Chicago office as vice president specializing in commercial general liability. The office will be relocating to 200 S Wacker Drive in Chicago as part of this expansion.
Barrow started his career as a claims adjustor at Crawford & Company before moving into underwriting at Western World Insurance Group. He also held various underwriting roles with increasing management responsibilities at Crum & Forster Specialty, and most recently, at Vela Insurance Services, where he served as vice president and Chicago branch manager.
Barrow has extensive experience in underwriting construction, products, hospitality and premise-based risks. He holds a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation from the International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI).
Venture Underwriters Inc. underwrites surplus lines risks that are produced exclusively by wholesale brokers.
Source: Venture Underwriters Inc.
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