Industry Expert Chris Mitchell Hired as Chief Technology Officer
ATLANTA, Ga., June 19, 2015 — Breckenridge Insurance Group has appointed industry-leading technology expert Chris Mitchell as the chief technology officer of the growing company. Mitchell was tapped for his known technology leadership of diverse teams within dynamic organizations. He brings more than 17 years of insurance technology experience—most recently as chief information officer of Swett & Crawford—to the international specialty insurance group. Prior to Swett, Mitchell was a senior vice president of information technology at Aon Services Group.
“I’ve known Chris since the Aon days as we worked together on several key initiatives. I’ve always had great respect for his work ethic and approach to simplifying complex operations and empowering teams with technology. He not only understands what needs to get done, he has a passion for ideas that will fit right into our innovative and fast-paced culture,” stated Tracey Carragher, chief executive officer of Breckenridge Insurance Group.
As part of ongoing investment in proven talent, Mitchell will report to Jino Masone, chief operating officer of Breckenridge Insurance Group. “Chris is a pivotal addition to our leadership team as we’re rapidly expanding operations geographically and have several key initiatives underway or identified where he will add significant value,” noted Masone.
Mitchell is charged with all technology oversight including infrastructure, systems, proprietary products and support. He will work closely with the heads of varied companies, internal department heads, and external vendors and international carrier partners to implement strategic company priorities.
“I am incredibly excited about joining the team of professionals at Breckenridge, many of whom I’ve worked with in the past. To be able to rekindle these relationships at such a vibrant company is a great opportunity. I’m very much looking forward to the successes we’ll create,” commented Chris Mitchell, chief technology officer.
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, a contract binding group. For more information, please visit www.breckgrp.com or call 678.322.3535. CA Insurance License #0G13592