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Bridges Tapped to Lead INSURICA’s Texas Region

Oklahoma City-based independent insurance agency, INSURICA, has named Mark Bridges to lead its Texas operations as regional president. Bridges is currently the president of INSURICA DFB Insurance Services Inc. (formerly DFB Insurance Group LLC) and is a third-generation insurance executive. …

Maine’s BroGue Insurance & Financial Services Hires Guerin

BroGue Insurance & Financial Services, a Bangor, Maine-based independent insurance agency, has hired Timothy Guerin as an insurance agent. Guerin’s insurance sales career began with Liberty Mutual Insurance. BroGue offers personal, business, life and health insurance from a variety of …

Haegele, Fallon Join Lockton’s St. Louis Employee Benefits Team

Kansas City, Missouri-based global professional services firm, Lockton, has added Mark Haegele and Brian Fallon to its employee benefits team in St. Louis. As a producer, Haegele will identify clients and their complex risk exposure, while Fallon will lead a …

Cavignac & Associates in California Names Martin Account Administrator

San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has named Zoixza Martin an account administrator within its commercial department. Martin will provide support and assistance to the department’s team members and ensures clients are served. Her primary responsibilities include processing endorsements, certificates …

COUNTRY Financial Appoints Thorpe VP of Commercial/Agribusiness Underwriting

Andrea Thorpe, of Bloomington, Illinois, has been named vice president of Commercial/Agribusiness Underwriting at COUNTRY Financial. She replaces Sheri Bane who will retire in January 2018. Thorpe will lead the Agribusiness Underwriting, Commercial Underwriting Operations and Field Underwriting divisions at …

Associated Risk Managers’ Easley Named President of Indiana Big ‘I’

Greg Easley has been elected president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana (Indiana Big “I”). Easley currently serves as chairman of Associated Risk Managers International (ARM), and previously has held the positions of secretary and board member with ARM …

Manus Elected as President, Chief Brokerage Officer at Holborn in NYC

Holborn Corporation (Holborn), a U.S.-based independent reinsurance broker, announced that its board has elected Adam Manus as president and chief brokerage officer, effective immediately. Manus is based in the firm’s office in New York City. Frank Harrison will continue in …

SageSure Insurance Managers Names Morrow Regional VP

Independent residential property managing general underwriter SageSure Insurance Managers, a subsidiary of Insight Catastrophe Group (ICG), has appointed Suzanne Morrow as regional vice president of Sales for the company’s western region. Based in Florida, Morrow will lead the sales team …

Woodruff-Sawyer Names Williams Southern California Practice Leader

Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. has named Brendan Williams its Southern California practice leader. Williams will be assuming leadership of the Southern California region in early 2018 upon the retirement of Ron Packouz, founder and current practice leader in the region. He …

Virginia’s Elephant Insurance Names Schiavon as CEO

Elephant Insurance, the Henrico-based, direct-to consumer insurance specialist, has announced Alberto Schiavon as its new CEO. Founded in 2009, Elephant is a direct-to-consumer insurance company offering auto, home, motorcycle and life products to customers nationally. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., it …