ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2015 — Breckenridge Insurance Services, a leading specialty wholesale commercial brokerage firm, has added three brokers with proven industry experience to the organization. The new team members support the company’s national expansion plans and commitment to offer its retail partners expert counsel and access to quality commercial excess and surplus lines and binding authorities.
• Patricia Berry joins the organization as one of four regional heads of Breckenridge Insurance Services. As a regional vice president/senior broker, she will oversee the Atlanta, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina offices. Prior to Breckenridge, Berry was a senior vice president, property broker and inaugural team leader at Peachtree Special Risk Brokers as well as a vice president/property broker at Swett & Crawford in the Atlanta area. With twenty-five years of experience in the industry having built successful production teams, Berry will collaborate with current team members and carriers to expand relationships by providing valued coverage. She can be reached at moc.sikcerb@yrrebp or 678-433-6031 in the Atlanta office.
• Christopher Holmes has joined the team as a vice president/broker located in the Charlotte, North Carolina office. Holmes has nearly 14 years of underwriting and brokerage experience having last been a vice president at USG Insurance Services. With relationships along the east coast stretching into Massachusetts and across Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh, Holmes will look to develop this region further. His ability to place difficult property and casualty risks and relationships with many carriers will immediately benefit clients. Holmes can be reached at moc.sikcerb@semlohc or 866-338-7484.
• Paul Hamilton joins Breckenridge as a vice president/broker in the Atlanta, Georgia office. His early background in investment trading and analysis coupled with his success as a broker and underwriter, will provide a valuable risk perspective to his clients. Most recently a sales team leader and recognized producer at Hull & Co., he will primarily focus on building his property book of business. Hamilton was a HOPE Scholar and Economics major at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. He can be reached at moc.sikcerb@notlimahp or 678-433-6021.
“It’s a compliment to the team we have at Breckenridge today that we continue to attract high caliber talent as we grow. As we covet our collaborative culture, we consider each new addition carefully and we welcome these three talented team members,” stated Michael Eichhorn, president of the Breckenridge Insurance Services brokerage division.
About Breckenridge Insurance Services:
Breckenridge Insurance Services is a national wholesale commercial insurance brokerage firm with over three decades of experience in supporting agents and their clients. Focused on building long-term partnerships, the experienced brokerage group offers consultative services and quality carrier relationships and binding authorities for a variety of standard and hard-to-place coverages nationally. Breckenridge Insurance Services has eight offices across the United States and continues to strategically expand its team and presence to serve diverse markets with top-rated international carrier partners.
About Breckenridge Insurance Group:
Breckenridge Insurance Group, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., is an international specialty wholesale insurance broker, program manager, managing general agent (MGA) and insurance services provider. The company offers access to diverse range of commercial insurance and financial services products to businesses and professional services firms in a variety of industries. The company serves independent insurance agents, brokers and financial institutions throughout North America by way of Blue River Underwriters, OSC, Breckenridge Insurance Services and Breckenridge Elevation Authorities contract binding group. For more information, please visit www.breckgrp.com or call 678.322.3535. CA Insurance License #0G13592.