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East Coast Meets West Coast as Brooks Insurance Agency Announces Expansion

Brooks Insurance Agency, a nationally recognized multi-line wholesaler, has expanded its West Coast presence with the addition of Frank Jacoy, Vice President/Broker, and Michael McCluskey, Senior Vice President/Broker. Both Frank Jacoy and Michael McCluskey will be located in Woodland Hills, CA.  

Dan Costello Joins Venbrook Insurance Services as Vice President of Construction

Venbrook Insurance Services, LLC welcomes Dan Costello as Vice President of Construction. Dan provides integrated risk management solutions and services with the specific needs of the construction industry in mind.

Venbrook Insurance Services Announces Promotion of Tim Johnston to Managing Director of Construction Division

Venbrook Insurance Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Tim Johnston to Managing Director of Construction Division.

Enterprises still don't carry protection against the dangers of sexual harassment in the workplace.
The annual party is only one aspect of the dangers of sexual harassment confronting companies year-round. Senior Vice President Kevin Mahoney advises US corporations on how to avoid sexual harassment cases -- or how to deal with them when they happen.
Kevin Mahoney mentions to how insurance has been on the uptake
Kevin Mahoney mentions to how insurance has been on the uptake due to the almost daily scandals about #sexual #harassment and predators -- in both the media and political arenas.
Welcome Lee Exton, Managing Director of Employee Benefits

Lee’s in-depth understanding of key HR strategic issues encompasses the financial, contractual, and quality-of-care issues at the heart of health plan design.

Brooks Insurance Agency Partners with The Hartford on Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Practice

Brooks Insurance Agency, the wholesale division of Venbrook Specialty Services, today announced a partnership with The Hartford to launch a Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Warehouse Practice. The practice is designed specifically for insurance brokers with warehouse accounts and those interested in soliciting this class of business.

Westlake Risk & Insurance Services Partners with Benefits America

Westlake joins existing partners Venbrook Insurance Services, Orion Risk Management, StoneTapert Employee Benefits, and J.D. Gilmour & Co to help clients receive the best rates and services.

Venbrook Group, LLC Secures $42M from Madison Capital Funding

Venbrook Group, LLC, one of the largest independent property /casualty brokerages in the U.S., today announced the completion of a $42 million debt capital raise from  Madison Capital Funding, a subsidiary of New York Life. 

Eric Doll Joins Venbrook Insurance Services as Senior Vice President

Warehouse and Logistics insurance industry expert Eric Doll appointed to Senior Vice President. In his role as Senior Vice President, Eric Doll, will be responsible for sales, account management, and marketing to Venbrook’s national client base.

Warehouse Logistics Insurance Industry Veteran William Clark Joins Venbrook Insurance Services

Warehouse and Logistics insurance expert William Clark joins Venbrook Insurance Services as Consultant. Bill has over 50 years’ experience in property and casualty insurance and over 35 years of insuring public warehouses.

Clean Cash Flow™: How you can take advantage of financial and tax incentives to generate new revenue from your commercial real estate.

IT PAYS TO BE GREEN: 10 TAX AND FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. Read the white paper on how you can take advantage of financial and tax incentives to generate new revenue from your commercial real estate.

Venbrook targets wholesale expansion after fundraise.

Venbrook Group is set to strategically grow in the wholesale space after closing a $42mn debt capital raise from New York Life subsidiary Madison Capital Funding.

Venbrook Group Names Gig Palmer as New Chief Financial Officer

Venbrook Group, LLC announced that Gig Palmer has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. Gig will oversee internal and external financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions and capital formation activities for the Venbrook Group and its subsidiaries.