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Burns & Wilcox Adds McCormick as Professional Liability Leader in Texas

Wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, Burns & Wilcox, has added Laura McCormick to its leadership team. McCormick joins Burns & Wilcox as regional practice group leader, Professional Liability for the Southern U.S. Region, based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth …

Wholesale Broker H.W. Kaufman Finalizes Purchase of UK’s Barbican Protect

H.W. Kaufman Group announced the closing of its acquisition of Barbican Protect Ltd., effective March 3. Barbican Protect, an MGA that specializes in commercial property, casualty, financial lines and marine across the United Kingdom, joins the Kaufman family of companies …

Burns & Wilcox, Pro Golfers Simpson and Walker Donate $50K to 2 Charities

Insurance wholesale broker and underwriting manager Burns & Wilcox has partnered with its PGA golf brand ambassadors, pro golfers Webb Simpson and Jimmy Walker, to donate $50,000 to two charities. The donations are a result of Champions & Charities, one …

Dean Promoted to Managing Director at Burns & Wilcox in Indianapolis

Wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, Burns & Wilcox, has promoted Andrew Dean to managing director from associate managing director in the company’s Indianapolis, Indiana, office. As managing director, Dean oversees and manages day-to-day operations of the Indianapolis team and …

Burns & Wilcox Names Clark Managing Director in Colorado

Burns & Wilcox has named Michelle Clark a managing director in Denver, Colo. Clark oversees the day-to-day operations of the Denver team and leads the office’s growth strategy. She has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. …

Burns & Wilcox Names Ornelas Associate Vice President in Los Angeles

Burns & Wilcox has named Sylvia Ornelas associate vice president in addition to her current role as director, personal insurance, in the Los Angeles, Calif., office. Burns & Wilcox also promoted John Heaner to associate managing director from underwriting manager, …

Burns & Wilcox Promotes Heaner in Florida

Burns & Wilcox has promoted John Heaner to associate managing director from underwriting manager, commercial insurance. Heaner is based in the Burns & Wilcox Tampa, Fla., office Heaner will oversee and manage day-to-day operations and team growth to support the …

Burns & Wilcox Adds Alphabet in Arizona to Personal Insurance Practice Group

Burns & Wilcox has named Pamela Alphabet to its leadership team as regional practice group leader for the Western region, personal insurance. She is based in Scottsdale, Ariz. Alphabet will partner with the company’s offices in California, Arizona and Nevada …

Burns & Wilcox Names Woods National Practice Group Leader in Arizona

Burns & Wilcox has named John Woods vice president, national practice group leader, transportation. He will be based in Scottsdale, Ariz. Woods focuses on establishing and growing the national transportation practice group, while supporting and offering strategic direction for associates …

Wholesale Broker H.W. Kaufman Acquires UK MGA Barbican Protect

H.W. Kaufman Group, the Farmington Hills, Mich.-based wholesale broker and managing general agent, announced the acquisition of Barbican Protect Ltd., as part of its continued expansion into the UK market, subject to regulatory approval. Purchased from Barbican Insurance Group for …