Joseph D. Schauer has been named president and chief executive officer at Schauer Group Inc., a Canton, Ohio-based risk management, business insurance and human capital services firm.
Schauer represents the fourth generation of the 102-year-old company.
In addition, Aimee B. Belden has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer, Taylor D. Schauer has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Bryan D. Schauer has been named executive vice president and Cleveland market leader of the company.
David T. Schauer has transitioned from his previous role as president to the new role of chairman and William T. Schauer will now serve as vice chairman. Both will continue to advise and provide service to current and prospective clients.
Joe Schauer joined the firm in 2004 and most recently served as vice president of business development. During his tenure, he has been instrumental in developing the company’s long-term strategic plans, managing business operations and client relations, and developing new talent. He has earned the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations
Belden joined the company in 2013 and most recently served as vice president of operations. As COO, Belden will continue to lead the company in the areas of talent attraction and retention, culture, corporate strategy, corporate communications, operations, client retention and execution of the company’s vision. Belden has spent more than 20 years in a variety of operations, marketing, communications and public relations roles.
Taylor Schauer joined the firm in 2009 and most recently served as vice president, specializing in contract surety and business insurance. In his new role as CFO, his responsibilities will grow to include the planning and implementation of all financial activities for the company, while still advising clients and managing client relationships. He earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation (CPCU) in 2010, and his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) in 2011. He completed his MBA at the University of Akron in 2014.
Bryan Schauer joined the firm in 2008 and most recently served as vice president. In his role as Cleveland market leader, he will be focused on territory growth and market development in the Cleveland metro area, while continuing to advise clients. He actively manages a diverse client base, applying the expertise he gained as a business insurance underwriter for Cincinnati Insurance Companies. He earned a designation as a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) in 2010.
With offices in Canton and Cleveland, Ohio, Schauer Group Inc. is one of the largest independently owned insurance and risk management firms in Ohio, providing risk management, business insurance, human capital services, employee benefits, contract surety and personal insurance to a variety of clients nationwide.
Source: Schauer Group
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