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Jackson Sumner & Associates Names Davis North Carolina Marketing Representative

Jackson Sumner & Associates (JSA) has appointed Andrew Davis as the North Carolina Marketing representative for the company. Davis is a native of Belmont, N.C., who has been with JSA since 2017 when he joined the company’s Transportation team as …

United Valley Insurance Services in California Adds Peart

United Valley Insurance Services Inc. in Fresno, Calif., has named Kathy Peart a marketing specialist. Peart is focused on assisting members on marketing and placing workers’ compensation accounts with carriers. She previously worked at the Leavitt Group, where she spent …

Atlanta-Based Crawford & Company Taps Kottler as U.S. President of Global Technical Services

Crawford & Company, a publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing options to carriers, brokers and corporates, has appointed Paul Kottler as president of Global Technical Services (GTS) U.S. Effective July 8, Kottler assumed the role following the …

USG Names Aubry Commercial Lines Producer in Arizona

USG Insurance Services Inc. has named Amanda Aubry as a producer/broker in commercial lines in the Scottsdale, Ariz., office. Aubry has 18 years of insurance industry experience. She was previously a senior underwriter at Chubb. She was with Risk Placement …

Edison Joins Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett and Dixon in Dallas as Sr. VP

Dallas-based Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett and Dixon LLC added Wes Edison to the agency’s team of insurance experts as senior vice president. In this role, Edison will draw on his extensive experience to deliver innovative risk management solutions for BSBD’s clients. …

Cannasure Adds McErlean in California as Director of Business Development

Cannasure Insurance Services has named Jim McErlean director of business development. McErlean will be based in the Redondo Beach, Calif., office. He has more than 20 years of sales, product and distribution management experience in the property/casualty insurance industry. McErlean …

Alera Group Names MarshBerry’s Wochele as VP, Sales Development

Alera Group has appointed Jim Wochele national vice president of Sales Development. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Wochele will oversee sales training and development, strategy and execution across the United States. Wochele is an accomplished consultant, sales manager and keynote speaker …

Harkins Retiring as Reinsurance Leader at Safety National Re; King Named Successor

Ray Harkins will retire as executive vice president and chief underwriting officer, Reinsurance, at St. Louis, Missouri-based Safety National Re. Bob King has been tapped to succeed him as senior vice president and chief underwriting officer, Reinsurance. Harkins retires after …

RT Specialty Promotes Slaugenhoup to Vice President in Its New Jersey Office

RT Specialty LLC has promoted David M. Slaugenhoup to vice president within its Environmental and Construction Professional (RT ECP) practice. Since joining the team in 2013, Slaugenhoup has diligently worked with RT ECP customers nationwide to strategically manage the daily …

The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers Adds Mehta in California

The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers has named Sanjay Mehta senior vice president. Mehta works out of the Irvine, Calif., office. He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and was most recently at McGriff Insurance Services, and …