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Breckenridge Insurance Services Hires VP, Broker Christina Mertens

Atlanta, GA, December 5, 2019 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to announce the addition of Christina Mertens as vice president, property and casualty broker. Mertens has twenty years of insurance industry experience spanning account management, underwriting and claims and is a United States Air Force six-year veteran having served as a senior airman at the Lowry Air Force Base. She is in the Denver, Colorado office serving agents in the mountain states region. Prior to Breckenridge, Mertens More Info>

Breckenridge Insurance Services Focused on Growth with Opening of Second Atlanta-Area Office and Hiring of Two VPs/Brokers John Hayes and Lisa Maize

ATLANTA, Ga., November 25, 2019 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to announce the addition of two vice presidents/brokers with the recent hiring of John J. Hayes, M.S. and Lisa P. Maize. Hayes is a nearly thirty-year industry executive and will be based in the newly opened, second Atlanta-area Breckenridge office located at Two Ravinia. Maize brings more than twenty years of industry sales and marketing leadership to the team and is located in the Houston, Texas More Info>

How retail agents can ride out the tough property insurance marketplace

Insurance Business America published an article and interviewed Teri Colburn VP, Broker of Breckenridge Insurance Services on how the standard property insurance market is going through a tough cycle after natural catastrophes and extreme weather events have resulted in dramatic spikes of property insurance rates, both in personal and commercial lines, across the United States. At the same time, the excess and surplus (E&S) property market isn’t getting any relief as increased submission volume means underwriters can More Info>

Breckenridge Insurance Services Continues to Expand With the Hiring of Aaron Patterson as Vice President, Broker

ATLANTA, Ga., September 16, 2019 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Patterson, vice president, broker. Patterson brings a well-rounded commercial insurance sales and underwriting background spanning a decade to serve the varied insurance needs of Breckenridge retail agents nationally. Prior to Breckenridge, Patterson was a wholesale insurance producer managing a growing book of small to mid-sized accounts in partnership with industry-leading markets. He spent several years prior as a program underwriter for More Info>

Breckenridge Insurance Services Hires Professional Liability Broker George Boldarini

ATLANTA, Ga., August 15, 2019 — (INSURANCE JOURNAL) — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to announce the hiring of George Boldarini, RPLU, AU, vice president, broker, professional liability.  Boldarini has nearly 20 years of insurance underwriting experience across varied industries with a significant focus on serving the professional liability needs of service organizations and contractors. Prior to Breckenridge, Boldarini was a program underwriter with All Risks, Ltd. for nine years.  He started in insurance as a customer service representative More Info>

Shattering the poisoned chalice of workers’ compensation

Insurance Business America interviewed Shawn Hall, Sr., SVP, Director of Workers’ Compensation on the current worker's compensation market and how rate reductions that the market are seeing, often double-digit decreases year over year are not sustainable. Hall likened the situation in workers’ compensation to the commercial auto insurance market, where accounts are currently seeing significant rate increases to make up for what he described as “historically misguided and aggressive pricing.” Read the full article hereMore Info>

Now Available: Breckenridge ePay!

SIMPLIFIED ONLINE POLICY PAYMENT OPTIONS Atlanta, GA, June 17, 2019 — Breckenridge Insurance Group is pleased to announce the availability of online payment options for your policy invoices starting today Monday, June 17th. This easy to use and secure payment page enables brokers appointed with Breckenridge Insurance Services to access and pay via credit card or electronic check (ACH)* any open invoices with a few easy clicks! The payment site is accessible on tablets and mobile devices as well More Info>

EPLI now a critical coverage for ALL businesses

Insurance Business America published an article on Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) and how it has grown in prevalence and complexity in the past decade. While it used to be coverage that only the larger corporates deemed a worthwhile purchase, now businesses of all sizes – including those that are small and family-owned – are seeing value in the product. Read the full article hereMore Info>

Breckenridge Insurance Group Names Trevor Pierce and Tim Anders to Leadership Positions

Atlanta, GA, May 6, 2019 — (INSURANCE JOURNAL) — Breckenridge Insurance Group announced two senior leadership positions at the wholesale insurance organization. Trevor Piece has been promoted to division president for the Breckenridge brokerage and binding team from division vice president and managing broker. Tim Anders joins Breckenridge in the newly created role of senior vice president of underwriting for the Breckenridge binding and Blue River Underwriters program divisions. Pierce assumes responsibility for the brokerage and binding team with More Info>

Reserve your spot now for our upcoming webinar on EPLI

Please join our Employment Practice Liability expert Vicky Dearing, SVP, Professional Liability and Senior Broker on Thursday, May 9th from 11:30 AM to Noon EDT to discuss the array of possible employee claims, the cost per claim, and the ever-changing regulations that can be daunting. Click here to register. To learn more about EPLI coverages and how we can help you put together a complete professional liability offering, click here or email or contact your current Breckenridge Insurance broker More Info>