Atlanta, GA, April 29, 2020 — Insurance Journal —Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to welcome Michael Silvestri, Tracey Burmingham, AAI and Vance Root as vice presidents/brokers to the company as part of its expansion plans nationally. All three brokers have 15 years or more of insurance industry experience and demonstrated success in their respective areas of expertise.
Silvestri is a professional lines broker with 21 years of underwriting experience. He was last an underwriter for RPS/The Plus Companies in Charlotte. Silvestri previously spent ten years at Crum & Forster in Morristown, New Jersey where he was a professional lines underwriter and program manager for lawyers, accountants and abstract/title agents. He started his career at State Farm in auto underwriting and handling Katrina claims. He is based in South Carolina and can be reached at 201.841.9373 or moc.sikcerb@irtsevlism.
Burmingham joins Breckenridge having most recently worked as a commercial underwriter at XS Brokers and All Risks, Ltd. in the Tampa, Florida area. She handles diverse risk types including large coastal property portfolios, hard-to-place general liability, inland marine and more. Burmingham started her career as an all commercial lines account manager and agent for Cambridge Property and Casualty. She is based in Florida and can be reached at 727.465.3320 or moc.sikcerb@mahgnimrubt
Root was last in business development at OSC, a division of Breckenridge, working with select financial institutions and agents on lender-placed and REI insurance. He additionally cultivated niche occupational accident insurance solutions for real estate agents while there. As part of the brokerage team, he will continue expand on this program and agent relationships. Over his 25-year career, Root held senior marketing, sales and claims leadership positions at OccuSystems, Inc., Cambridge Integrated Services Group, U.S. Risk and Avizent. Located in Dallas, he can be reached at 214.284.9611 or moc.sikcerb@toorv
“We’re fortunate to be in a position to bring on skilled brokers such as Michael, Tracey and Vance at this time” stated Trevor Pierce, president of Breckenridge Insurance Services. “We know businesses face new risk management and growth challenges ahead and our goal is to help creatively solve these problems with our retail agent partners to get our communities safely up and running again,” he added.
About Breckenridge Insurance Services:
BRECKENRIDGE INSURANCE SERVICES is a national wholesale insurance brokerage/MGA delivering top-rated, competitive commercial coverage solutions. With more than three decades of providing responsive counsel and risk management insights, Breckenridge has become a recognized leader and trusted partner to valued agents and coveted carrier partners internationally. With significant in-house contract binding authority and expert, award-winning brokers spanning nearly all property and casualty, workers’ compensation and professional liability risks, we offer collaborative, comprehensive solutions. As part of Breckenridge Insurance Group, the team has access to additional resources and expertise to help clients go further. For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKIS.COM.
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 nationally by way of Blue River Underwriters, OSC, Breckenridge Insurance Services brokerage and contract binding group and Southeastern Underwriters, Inc. For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKGRP.COM or call 855.728.8822. CA Insurance License #0G13592+