Recent Member News

June 23, 2017 - Insurtech startup Bridger has purchased Pleasanton, Calif.-based SCJ Insurance Services in a step toward launching what the firm contends will be “simpler, cheaper, and easier-to-manage automotive insurance.”

June 23, 2017 - Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national property and casualty insurance provider, has expanded its crane division with a program redesign to include additional coverages and new rates.

June 21, 2017 - Arrowhead General Insurance Agency Inc. in San Diego, Calif. has launched a workers’ compensation wholesale brokerage arm that provides market access and specializes in harder-to-place risks and multi-state accounts.

June 19, 2017 - Brown & Brown subsidiary Arrowhead General Insurance Agency Inc. has acquired substantially all of the assets of Camarillo, Calif.-based TriCoast Insurance.

June 19, 2017 - Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC, a specialty underwriter of catastrophic coastal insurance, announced that it expanded its Commercial Lines business to two new states, Alabama and Mississippi.

June 16, 2017 - Aon Affinity, the affinity business of Aon plc, has launched Aon Professional Liability Plus, a nationwide program that provides malpractice insurance to more than 300 classes of traditionally hard-to-place small businesses.

CHICAGO, June 14, 2017 — CNA today announced that it has created a new, centralized Affinity Programs unit within CNA Specialty to build on the Company's expertise in affinity and delegated underwriting programs. The new Affinity Programs unit will be led by John Brand, Senior Vice President, Specialty Underwriting.

West Chester, Pa.— June 13, 2017— Venture Programs (, a national insurance program administrator, today announced the promotion of Robert Mulhern to executive vice president of sales for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

June 13, 2017 - Encino, CA: NAS Insurance today announced its expansion to New York City with the addition of Peter Hedberg as the Assistant Vice President of its Tech and Cyber Underwriting division.

West Chester, Pa.— June 8, 2017— Venture Programs (, a national insurance program administrator, today announced a new partnership with Safety Tag, an innovative online tool designed to promote safety and compliance. With this new partnership, Venture policyholders can now enjoy technology at their fingertips that provides access to users’ health information, emergency contact information, background checks and more.