Houser Promoted to President – Markel Wholesale’s Mid South Region

February 7, 2014

Markel Corp. has promoted Wendy Houser to president, Mid South region, of Markel’s Wholesale division. The Mid South region includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Houser joined Markel in 2008 and helped to establish Markel’s Mid South office. In 2010, she moved to Richmond to manage the wholesale marketing team and was quickly promoted to managing director. Houser was promoted again in August 2012 to managing director, underwriting and production and moved back to Plano, Texas, to lead the Mid South’s underwriting and marketing teams in achieving premium growth and profitability for the breadth of products written in the region.

Houser has more than 16 years of experience in marketing and insurance. She worked as a broker for 11 years at Commercial Insurance Underwriters Inc. and Alexander Morford & Woo Inc. She is an instructor for the NAPSLO Advanced School and received the W. Dana Roerhig Award for her active role on the NAPSLO convention committee.

Source: Markel Corp.