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Energy Broker Thomas Blanquez Joins Breckenridge Insurance Services

ATLANTA, Ga., February 5, 2021 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to welcome expert energy broker Thomas Blanquez to the wholesale brokerage and binding firm. Blanquez joins the organization as a vice president, broker with more than 20 years of insurance experience. He is located in San Antonio, Texas. Blanquez spent most of his career at Quirk & Company, a managing general agency, and led significant growth of business and carrier partner relationships during his tenure. As senior More Info>

Workers’ Compensation: The Bubble is Bursting

Looking at the insurance industry, the saying, "Things often get worse before they get better," is perhaps nowhere more relevant than in workers' compensation. In the past several months, carriers, brokerages, and financial analysis firms have decided workers' comp has gotten cheap enough and historical losses (taking place over the past 5-6 years) are unsustainable. This combination means that your clients are likely to face material rate increases sooner than later. Shawn Hall, SVP/Managing Director of Workers' Compensation of More Info>

The Hard Market: How Did We Get Here?

Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois published an article and interviewed Victoria Dearing, Sr. Vice President/ Professional Liability & Risk Management of Breckenridge Insurance Services. Driven partly by COVID in 2020, the hard market hit coverage lines across the board, evidencing rate pressure and capacity restrictions. But what caused this hardening, and how long will it last? Click here to read the full article.More Info>

Bubble in Workers’ Compensation Market is About to Explode

Insurance Business America published an article and interviewed Shawn Hall, SVP/Managing Director of Workers’ Compensation of Breckenridge Insurance Services on the changes coming to workers’ compensation insurance. With the market continuing to harden, most US carriers are already asking for rate increases of 3.5% or higher, leaving many of your insureds wondering how they will be able to absorb these increases and maintain coverage. Click here to read the full article.More Info>

Stress in the Excess GL Market for Construction Insureds

Insurance Business America published an article and interviewed Michael Foley, West Coast Area President, Senior Broker of Breckenridge Insurance Services on the general liability market for the US construction sector. Over the past two years, the excess market has hardened, which has triggered a decrease in capacity. Not only do agents have to work much harder to get insureds the excess limits they need — sometimes going to 20 or more carriers — but insureds are also facing More Info>

Breckenridge Insurance Services Selects ClarionDoor to Modernize MGA Distribution

Santa Barbara, California — October 27, 2020 — ClarionDoor, provider of the industry’s most intelligent insurance product distribution platform, is pleased to announce that Breckenridge Insurance Services (Breckenridge), a Texas-based wholesale managing general agent (MGA) that offers coverages for diverse property and casualty (P&C) risks throughout the U.S., has selected the ClarionDoor MGA Hub (CD MGA Hub) to streamline the company’s commercial general liability and property business workflow. Breckenridge expert brokers and contract binding underwriters collaborate with top-rated More Info>

Carrie B. Mudd

Carrie B. Mudd Joins Breckenridge Insurance Services to Grow Transportation Business

ATLANTA, Ga., August 26, 2020 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to welcome Carrie B. Mudd to the wholesale brokerage and binding firm. Mudd joins the organization as a vice president, underwriter with over 17 years of insurance and transportation experience. Prior to Breckenridge, Mudd was a Sr. Account Executive/Broker at a relatively new operation with Transportation Insurance Experts, Inc. Before that, she was a Sr. Underwriter, VP of Eastern Operations at Altamont Insurance Group, LLC and a More Info>

Teri Colburn Promoted to Regional Vice President, Managing Broker of Breckenridge Insurance Services

ATLANTA, Ga., August 4, 2020 — Insurance Journal — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Teri Colburn to regional vice president, managing broker for wholesale brokerage and binding operations in the southeast. Colburn has been in the insurance industry for 25 years and is a commercial property specialist. Before her promotion, Colburn was a vice president, broker with a proven track record of growth and profitability within the organization.  Colburn now oversees several senior More Info>

Kristopher Parsons Joins Breckenridge Insurance Services to Grow Aviation Business

ATLANTA, Ga., July 8, 2020 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to welcome Kristopher Parsons to the wholesale brokerage and binding firm. Parsons joins the organization as a senior vice president, senior broker with nearly 20 years of insurance experience. Prior to Breckenridge, Parsons was an insurance sales executive and underwriter for AssuredPartners Aerospace, Inc. specializing in all lines of aviation risks. He previously served as senior business development manager for Berkley Aviation and assistant vice president and More Info>

Breckenridge Insurance Services Welcomes Expert Brokers Alan Belthoff and Dianna McCall

ATLANTA, Ga., June 23, 2020 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to welcome two expert brokers to the wholesale brokerage and binding firm. Alan Belthoff joins the organization as a senior vice president, senior broker and Dianna McCall as a vice president, broker. Both team members will be based in Texas serving agents nationally. Belthoff has 30 years of insurance experience and was previously vice president of Global Special Risks. Prior to that, he owned a successful industry More Info>