IMA Promotes 3 Top Leaders

April 1, 2016

Denver-based independent insurance broker IMA Inc. one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the country, is excited to announce the internal promotion of its newest top leaders.

Sandy Harvath has been promoted to IMA of Colorado president, Brian Sandy is taking the helm as president of IMA subsidiary Signature Select, and Erin Syring accepted a newly created position, executive vice president of operations for IMA.

Harvath brings nearly 30 years of insurance experience as IMA of Colorado president and will be responsible for the region’s overall performance.

Harvath joined IMA in 2003. Most recently, she served as senior vice president of commercial lines for IMA’s Colorado market.Sandy Harvath

Before moving to Colorado, she worked on the East Coast in risk control, underwriting and marketing with national and regional carriers. Harvath holds the professional designations of Associate Risk Management and Construction Risk Insurance Specialist and is a Certified Safety Professional.

As Signature Select’s president, Sandy will oversee six markets across the country, and lead coverage responsibilities for high-net-worth individuals, property and casualty insurance for small businesses throughout the Midwest and the overall performance of this rapidly growing IMA subsidiary.

Brian Sandy
Brian Sandy

Sandy previously led the Special Risk division of IMA, including Alternative Risk and Captive Design, Program Management and TPA services, as well as the Global Risk, Cyber, Environmental, and Executive Risk practices. In addition, he served as the director of Executive Risk Solutions.

Sandy began his insurance career with Aetna in 1989, and served as a branch manager of Commercial Executive Liability for Travelers in their Denver regional office before joining IMA in 2003. He holds a designation as an Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonds.

Erin Syring
Erin Syring

Syring will ensure superior client service and efficient allocation of expertise is distributed across IMA. She is responsible for resources in Denver, Dallas, Kansas City and Wichita.

Syring joined IMA in 2012 and managed IMA commercial lines in Wichita and Kansas City. A licensed attorney, Syring previously worked for a large national insurance carrier as well as in private practice.

Source: IMA Inc.

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