People & Places

The Inter-Company Marketing Group named Ted Williams, executive senior vice president of sales at Security Life Insurance Co. of America, the 2014 recipient of its L. Don Kampe Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Todd Stocksdale was named chief operating officer of Neace Lukens, an AssuredPartners Inc. company. Mr. Stocksdale is responsible for overseeing operations for the property & casualty, employee benefits and individual insurance divisions, carrier marketing, sales development and advertising.

Britton Gallagher hired Rick D’Aprile, Gene Berger, Rodney Gerbers, David Gallace, Randy Ebens, Tammy Catterton, April Merino and Jennifer Wolfe to support the company’s specialty insurance division.

Willis Group Holdings appointed Sara Benolken as the global industry leader for technology, media and telecommunications for the firm.


New Programs

Argo Insurance announced a new risk management program for large restaurant and grocery accounts that are difficult o place due to challenging jurisdictional and urban locations, and adverse loss experience.



The Institutes and Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin- Madison have partnered to offer a Leadership Development program for managers and supervisors in the property and casualty insurance industry.

Hub International Insurance Services Inc. opened a Commercial Markets and Benefits Group office in San Francisco, Calif. in the heart of the city’s financial district. Prior to moving the offices to Sutter STreet, Hub commercial and benefits personnel were housed in the Hub Fort Print offices at Embarcadero Three in San Francisco.