ATLANTA, Ga., July 5th, 2018 — Among hundreds of submissions, Insurance Business America named three Breckenridge Insurance Group team members as winners of its coveted annual Elite Women in Insurance honors. As accomplished professionals in their specific areas of expertise, they all are respected leaders within the organization and valued partners within the industry.
Congratulations to these three talented Breckenridge team members named Elite Women in Insurance:
Cricket Thomas, CRIS, SVP/Sr. Underwriter – Blue River Underwriters, Contractors Elite Program
Thomas is highly regarded for her insights on contractors risk management needs, her willingness to collaborate with team members across the company, and for developing a high-performing staff. As head of this longstanding program, Thomas has helped thousands of agents place competitive package coverage for all types of artisan and other contractors with confidence Recently, Breckenridge Insurance Group recognized her with an annual sales achievement award for her accomplishments. Read full article on Thomas here.
Victoria Dearing, MBA, AAI, CPCU, RPLU, ARM-P, SVP/Professional Liability – Breckenridge Insurance Services
With more than 37 years of industry experience, Dearing is an expert on professional liability and other commercial insurance needs. She has authored several textbook chapters on business and E&O risks, teaches enterprise risk management and is president of the Fort Worth chapter of the CPCU. Her agents and internal team members appreciate her consultative approach, market access and needs-driven solutions, such as unique cryotherapy and robust cyber, healthcare, and staffing coverage capabilities. Read full article on Dearing here.
Sonya O’Malley, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEBS, VP, Human Resources – Breckenridge Insurance Group
O’Malley leads all aspects of human resources for our dynamic company including employee relations, talent management, organizational development, compensation and benefits, and more. Her depth of knowledge, passion and leadership among the team is demonstrated daily. She appreciates those mentors who helped her along the way and values working for a CEO, Tracey Carragher, who seeks input and encourages growth of the entire staff. Read full article on O’Malley here.
About Blue River Underwriters
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 Auto Dealers to Contractors to Outdoors 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.
About Breckenridge Insurance Services:
BRECKENRIDGE INSURANCE SERVICES is a national wholesale insurance brokerage/MGA delivering top-rated, competitive commercial coverage solutions. With more than three decades of providing responsive counsel and risk management insights, Breckenridge has become a recognized leader and trusted partner to valued agents and coveted carrier partners internationally. With significant in-house contract binding authority and expert, award-winning brokers spanning nearly all property and casualty risk types from workers’ compensation to professional liability, we offer collaborative, comprehensive solutions. As part of Breckenridge Insurance Group, the team has access to additional resources and expertise to help clients go further. For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKIS.COM
About 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 throughout North America by way of Blue River Underwriters, OSC, Breckenridge Insurance Services, Breckenridge Elevation Authorities contract binding group and InSpecialty innovative insurance solutions. For more information, please visit WWW.BRECKGRP.COMor call 855.728.8822. CA Insurance License #0G13592