KENNESAW, Ga., July 16, 2014 – INSURANCE JOURNAL — Breckenridge Insurance Services, the wholesale commercial brokerage division of Breckenridge Insurance Group, has named Michael J. Foley as area president to head up West Coast brokerage expansion efforts. Foley brings nearly 25 years of experience to Breckenridge as a specialist in casualty insurance—with an emphasis on the construction and manufacturing industries—as well as very deep knowledge of residential contracting coverage issues for Practice Policies and Wrap Ups.
As part of ongoing growth plans, Foley will open a permanent satellite operation in the Irvine, California area to best serve clients regionally and as part of the national brokerage organization. Two new hires have joined Foley to launch the Irvine office including account manager Nick Carey and associate broker James Klecko.
“Michael is great addition to the Breckenridge team. With his proven skills in the casualty space and great reputation for client service and carrier relations, we can jump start our west coast expansion plan,” stated Michael Eichhorn, president of Breckenridge Insurance Services.
Foley joined Breckenridge as an experienced area brokerage leader who enjoys “helping clients succeed by providing competent and competitive insurance programs,” he noted. “Joining Breckenridge affords me the opportunity to creatively solve business challenges with access to a great range of carriers, products and underwriters who share the same passion for building long-term client partnerships.” Foley can be reached at MOC.SIKCERB@YELOFM or 949-444-6337.
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 for a variety of standard and hard-to-place coverages nationally. Breckenridge Insurance Services has offices in St. Louis, Missouri; Chicago, Illinois; Atlanta, Georgia; and Fresno and Irvine, California. As part of the BRECKENRIDGE INSURANCE GROUP Company since 2010, the company has strategically expanded its team and presence to serve diverse markets with top-rated carrier partners. CA Insurance License #0G13592.