Jordan Named President, CEO of Atlanta-Based Breckenridge Insurance Group

March 6, 2019 - Breckenridge Insurance Group has appointed David A. Jordan as president and chief executive officer of the wholesale insurance brokerage, programs and financial services company.

Jordan succeeds founder and former CEO Tracey Carragher who resigned in February.

Jordan has nearly 40 years of experience in the industry and previously held senior positions with W. R. Berkley Corporation, AIG and Atlantic Mutual Companies. Before joining Breckenridge, David was with Vela Insurance of W.R. Berkley Corporation for a decade as President and CEO.

He has experience in commercial and personal lines, MGA, programs, brokerage business, captive and fronted programs and excess and surplus lines casualty and professional liability business sourced from wholesale brokers such as Breckenridge.

Carragher remarked on the announcement in a statement to Insurance Journal, saying, “I wish David Jordan and Breckenridge the best. He walks into a company well positioned for growth after the company successfully navigated through significant market pressures over the past few years. I am sure Berkley will do well with their investment as David repeats the success he had with Vela.”

Headquartered in Atlanta, Breckenridge is an international specialty wholesale insurance broker, program manager, managing general agent (MGA) and insurance services provider. The company offers access to a range of commercial insurance and financial services products to businesses and professional services firms in a variety of industries.

It 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.