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People Moves: Myers Joins Alliant’s Texas Team; Goosehead Names CFO

Myers Joins Alliant’s Texas Team Mike Myers has joined Alliant Insurance Services as vice president within its employee benefits group. Based in Dallas, Texas, Myers will design and implement strategic employee benefits solutions that add value and provide long-term financial …

People Moves: Kinion to Lead Oklahoma Captive Division

Kinion to Lead Oklahoma Captive Division Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready announced the appointment of Steve Kinion as the Oklahoma Insurance Department’s new Captive Director. Kinion previously served 13 years as the captive director for the Delaware Insurance Department. Kinion …

People Moves: Texas DWC Announces Executive Staff Changes

Texas Department of Insurance DWC announces executive staff changes The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), headquartered in Austin Texas, has announced several executive staff changes. Erica De La Cruz is now deputy commissioner of claims and …

People Moves: Stephens Hires Zarr; Novatae Names Kerr CEO

Stephens Insurance Hires Oil & Gas Industry Veteran Zarr Stephens Insurance, LLC, an affiliate of Stephens Inc., has appointed David Zarr as executive vice president. He brings over 25 years of experience in the insurance brokerage industry, focusing on the …

People Moves: Iroquois Adds Gonzalez in Texas; Lucas to Lead Platinum Construction; Distinguished Programs Hires Fulton

Iroquois adds Regional Manager Gonzalez in Texas Jo Gonzalez joins Iroquois as a regional manager for Texas, where she will further expand Iroquois’ presence by partnering with independent insurance agencies and select carriers. Iroquois Texas is part of Allegany, New …

Takeaways from Our Conversation on State Cannabis Regulations and Their Impact on Insurance

Ever heard of a gram shop law? It’s a thing, and if you’re an insurance broker in Michigan focused on the cannabis space, then you and your clients are well aware of the term. The law, signed by Gov. Gretchen …

Confie Expands Portfolio with Two Acquisitions

Largest Personal Lines Insurance Distribution Company Continues Growth With Purchase of ASAP and Axiom Insurance HUNTINGTON BEACH Calif. (July 15, 2021) – Confie, the largest personal lines insurance distribution company in the U.S., today announced it has completed the acquisitions …

Experienced Insurance Provider Launches New Non-Standard Auto Program in Texas

IRVING, Tx., May 3, 2021 — Breckenridge Group has launched Breckenridge General Agency (BreckGen), a non-standard auto insurance managing general agency providing Texas insurance agents with a new outlet for affordable coverage for their insureds. Leading this program are two …

Tornadoes in Texas Panhandle, No Injuries Reported

Several suspected tornadoes touched down Saturday afternoon in the Texas Panhandle between Lubbock and Amarillo, according to the National Weather Service, but no injuries or fatalities were reported. Two possible tornadoes touched down south of Amarillo, near Palo Duro Canyon …

Texas Reports Nearly 9,200 New COVID Cases, 245 Deaths

Texas health officials reported almost 9,200 confirmed new coronavius cases Tuesday as a convention center in the hard-hit Rio Grande Valley opened as a makeshift hospital for COVID-19 patients. The Department of State Health Services on Tuesday reported 245 confirmed …