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Woodruff Sawyer Names Margolin Northern California Employee Benefits Practice Leader

Woodruff Sawyer has named Joelle Margolin the Northern California employee benefits practice leader. Margolin has nearly 20 years of experience, and is a former employment lawyer and long-term HR professional. She was previously vice president of human resources at Woodruff …

Embracing Change Key to 100 Years for California-based Woodruff Sawyer

When encountering a centenarian one often asks their secret to longevity. Embrace change. That’s was the secret Andy Barrengos, CEO of Woodruff Sawyer, shot back to the question without hesitation. Barrengos, 54, is himself barely halfway to the 100-year-mark. However, …

Woodruff Sawyer Names Hessel Casualty Practice Leader in California

San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff Sawyer has named Evan Hessel vice president and casualty practice leader. Hessel will be responsible for expanding the current casualty platform and capabilities. He was previously managing director and West Coast casualty leader for Beecher Carlson. …

Woodruff Sawyer in California Names Parsons Vice President

San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff Sawyer has named Luke Parsons has a vice president in the private equity and transactional risk group. Parsons has experience working alongside private equity firms, family offices, alternative asset managers and their portfolio companies. He was …

Woodruff Sawyer Names Parsons VP in Construction Practice in California

Woodruff Sawyer has named Matthew Parsons vice president and account executive in the firm’s San Francisco, Calif. construction practice. Parsons specializes in risk management and insurance coverage for mid-size and large U.S. construction companies, with a focus on advising general …

Woodruff Sawyer in California Names Scales Vice President

San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff Sawyer has named Jen Scales vice president and account executive in its employee benefits practice. Scales has more than 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, having spent time in business development and risk consulting …

Woodruff Sawyer Names Cushard Senior Vice President in California

Woodruff Sawyer has named Brian Cushard a senior vice president in its property/casualty practice in Southern California. He will help continue to build Woodruff Sawyer’s real estate and construction practice. Cushard has more than 20 years of P/C insurance experience …

Woodruff Sawyer in California Ads Burke from Hiscox as Cyber Specialist

San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff Sawyer has named Dan Burke vice president and cyber specialist. He will expand Woodruff Sawyer’s cyber liability resources for clients to include new partnerships with cyber security experts, expanded loss control tools, and benchmarking resources. He …

Woodruff Sawyer Expands New England Office’s Leadership Structure

Woodruff Sawyer has expanded its New England office’s leadership structure due to growth it has seen in the past two years. As part of this initiative, it is positioning its three leaders in roles that will further support and facilitate …

Woodruff-Sawyer Adds Matthews to Risk Solutions Division in Hawaii

Woodruff-Sawyer has named Tim Matthews Honolulu office as vice president in risk control of its risk solution partners operation. Matthews will work with clients to apply risk management techniques and conduct loss control training programs. He will also assist in …