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Jeffrey Kurz Joins AssuredPartners as Alternative Risk Strategies SVP

August 1, 2023

Jeffrey Kurz has joined AssuredPartners as senior vice president (SVP) of alternative risk strategies. Mr. Kurz will focus on the design, building, and deployment of unique risk products and solutions. In addition, he will provide consulting on single-parent captive insurance and complex risk strategies for AssuredPartners' clients. Read More

Vermont Captive Insurance Association Elects 4 New Board Members

August 1, 2023

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) has elected four new board members: Ian Davis, senior vice president, captive insurance at M&T Bank; Ryan Gadapee, shareholder at Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer; Cameron MacArthur, founder and CEO at A.I. Insurance; and Melinda Young, vice president of risk management at Alberici Constructors. Read More

Risk Management Advisors Strengthens Position with 7 New Producers

July 26, 2023

In a strategic move to strengthen its position in the risk management industry, Risk Management Advisors, Inc. (RMA), added seven new producers to its team. RMA said the addition of the new producer teammates further cements RMA's commitment to providing exceptional services and innovative solutions to its clients. Read More

Arizona Department Appoints Victoria Fimea Chief Captive Analyst

July 19, 2023

The Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions (DIFI) has named Victoria E. Fimea as chief captive analyst in the Financial Affairs Division. Ms. Fimea, according to a DIFI news release, has extensive captive insurance experience. Read More

Adele Smith Joins AXA XL To Lead US Mid-Market Generalist Business

July 18, 2023

Adele Smith has joined AXA XL Insurance as head of mid-market generalist in the next phase of the company's targeted US mid-market insurance business launch. Based in New York, Ms. Smith will build the underwriting unit providing multiline property-casualty insurance for AXA XL's mid-sized generalist business in the United States. Read More