ATLANTA, Ga., August 7, 2019 — Insurance Journal — Stephen Manahan has joined the Specialty Property Program team of Blue River Underwriters, part of Breckenridge Insurance Group, as vice president, underwriting. Manahan brings more than 25 years of expertise in underwriting property and inland marine risks—primarily in excess and surplus markets—as well as leading high performing teams.
For the last four years, Manahan was senior vice president, property and inland marine for Kinsale Insurance Company in Richmond, VA and held a similar role while at Arch Insurance Group in Chicago, IL. He has been a branch manager for Travelers Specialty, underwrote property at two select insurance companies and spent nine years early in his career as a property broker in Dublin, Ireland.
“Stephen has an accomplished track record in growing productive business and teams with a disciplined underwriting approach. His well-rounded skills lend themselves to our dynamic company where he can help shape the next growth phase of our specialty property program,” stated Stephen Kelley, president of Blue River Underwriters.
Manahan commented, “The collaborative approach and investment in supporting growth here is what attracted me to Breckenridge as a whole. Building upon a well-regarded program foundation, we are in an even stronger position to be an invaluable partner to our agents and that is what motivates me.”
The Specialty Property Program team offers diverse commercial, investor property portfolio and vacant coverage solutions including wind deductible buy backs. For immediate inquiries, please contact Stephen Manahan at moc.wurevireulb@nahanams.
BLUE RIVER UNDERWRITERS is a national program administrator with managing general underwriting and managing general agent authority for several programs with top-rated international carriers. The team partners with select retail and wholesale insurance agents to deliver industry and risk insights and solutions for diverse insureds from Roofing Contractors to Outdoor entities. Blue River Underwriters continues to build its reputation for quality coverage, competitive rates, and unparalleled service with ten offices nationwide and is a part of the 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, Breckenridge Elevation Authorities contract binding group and Southeastern Underwriters, Inc. For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKGRP.COM or call 855.728.8822. CA Insurance License #0G13592