Topa Insurance Group News

Topa CFO Morrison to Retire, Genalo Named Successor of California Company

Calabasas, Calif.-based Topa Insurance Group announced that Cynthia Morrison, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will retire. Morrison is retiring effective Jan. 31, 2019. Lawrence Genalo, assistant vice president of financial planning and analysis, has been named is replace …

Topa in California Names O’Brien Marketing Director

Calabasas, Calif.-based Topa Insurance Group has named Delaney O’Brien director of marketing and communications. O’Brien will develop strategies to enhance Topa Insurance’s public image and cultivate relationships with members of the industry and the media. O’Brien started at Topa Insurance …

Topa in California Names Pavlov Chief Underwriting Officer

Calabasas, Calif.-based Topa Insurance Group has named Denise Pavlov chief underwriting officer. Pavlov will report to President and CEO John Donahue, and oversee Topa’s underwriting, products, program development, human resources and marketing. She was previously a consultant for Topa in …

New Cannasure Program to Offer All Coverage Lines to Cannabis Industry

Cannasure Insurance Services, an cannabis insurance MGA and wholesale broker, is launching a new comprehensive coverage program for the cannabis industry. Patrick McManamon, CEO of Cannasure Insurance Services, said the program will offer all lines of coverage to medical and …

Topa in California Names Fabela President of Dorchester

Calabasas, Calif.-based Topa Insurance Group announced that Jim Schallert, president of Dorchester Insurance Co., retired effective Dec. 31, 2017. Theresa Fabela has assumed the role as president of Dorchester. Fabela joined Dorchester in 2016 as vice president of Caribbean operations. …

Eyewitness to Destruction, Hope: TOPA Insurance CEO Shares Caribbean Hurricane Experiences

When Topa Insurance Group President and CEO John Donahue arrived in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) just a few days after Hurricane Irma hit, one of the first things he noticed aside from the utter devastation was the look in …

COO Manzitto to Resign from Topa in California

Anthony Manzitto, chief operating officer of Calabasas, Calif.-based Topa Insurance Group, is resigning at the end of this month to pursue another opportunity, according to a letter from President and CEO John Donahue that is being sent to employees on …

Topa Names Provencher Senior Vice President in Claims in California

Topa Insurance Group has named Judith Provencher senior vice president in claims in its Calabasas, Calif. office. Provencher Oversees all claims operations within the Topa group, including Topa Insurance Co., a California domiciled company, and Dorchester Insurance Co., a U.S. …

Day and Mann Named to Board of Topa in California

Michael Day and Judy Mann have been named to the board of Directors for Topa Insurance Group in California. Day was the chief financial officer for CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, until his retirement in 2015. Mann was a …

Topa in California Promotes Manzitto to Chief Operating Officer

Calabasas, Calif.-based Topa Insurance Group has promoted Anthony Manzitto to chief operating officer and executive vice president. He was chief underwriting officer. Manzitto will be responsible for underwriting, human resources, office administration, as well as oversight of the operating entities …