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Smith Elected President of Independent Insurance Association of Georgia

The Independent Insurance Association of Georgia (IIAG) has elected Ash L. Smith as president. Smith is an executive vice president of Blanchard & Calhoun Insurance Agency in Augusta, Ga., working in the risk management and insurance industry for more than …

Centauri Insurance of Florida Taps Moore as VP of Sales, Agency Relations

Centauri Specialty Insurance Holdings and its subsidiaries have hired Rick Moore as vice president of Sales and Agency Relations. As a part of the leadership team, Moore is responsible for the growth and management of numerous sales channels, including expanding …

Topa Insurance in California Names Chang Vice President

Topa Insurance Co. in Calabasas, Calif., has named Olive Chang vice president of reinsurance. Chang has oversight of reinsurance placements for all Topa Insurance Group entities. She is also responsible for strategic planning, terms negotiation, contract review and execution of …

Woodruff Sawyer’s Munekawa Elected NASBP President

Mark Munekawa, senior vice president and surety manager at San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff Sawyer has been elected the 2020-2021 president of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers. NASBP is the association for surety bond producers and allied professionals. NASBP …

Centauri Insurance of Florida Adds Brady as VP of Claims

Centauri Specialty Insurance Holdings and its subsidiaries have added Tom Brady as vice president of Claims. Brady joined the team in April 2020 and is responsible for all facets of the claims operations, including setting policies and procedures, TPA oversight, …

Fusner Named Chief Underwriting Officer at AF Group in Michigan

AF Group in Lansing, Michigan, has appointed Kelly Fusner as its new chief underwriting officer (CUO). Fusner will lead the strategic underwriting efforts for the organization, providing innovative expertise that will further enhance AF Group’s presence as an industry leader …

Great American Group Promotes Smith to Trucking Division President

Great American Insurance Group in Cincinnati, Ohio, has promoted Randal M. Smith to divisional president within its Trucking Division. Smith first joined Great American in 1992. After leaving the company to co-founded, Transportation Specialists Insurance Agency, he rejoined Great American …

New York’s ReSource Pro Hires Jain as Carrier Practice Leader

ReSource Pro has hired Anuj Jain as its Carrier Practice leader. In this role, Jain will be responsible for developing operational solutions for insurance carriers and accelerating ReSource Pro’s growth in the segment. Prior to joining ReSource Pro, Jain served …

PEMCO Insurance in Washington Adds Hoell to Communications Team

PEMCO Mutual Insurance has named Chris Hoell a marketing automation manager in the company’s brand and communications team. Hoell will support PEMCO’s communications team, focusing on customer and candidate attraction and retention strategies. He will also support internal and external …

Insurance Office Of America of Florida Names Thompson SVP Of Enterprise Initiatives

Insurance Office of America (IOA) has promoted Steve Thompson to the newly created position of senior vice president of enterprise initiatives. Thompson joined IOA in 2017 as a managing partner over its program division. Thompson has worked in other capacities …