The Top Specialist Brokers list is created by Insurance Business America (IBA) via nominations received directly from retailers. Retailers make their nominations based on which wholesale brokers they feel are the best in the industry. 59 wholesale brokers made the 2018 list, due to their dedication to providing expertise and incredible service in a specialty area or areas.
David Chipp receives recognition for his extensive knowledge of Construction, Real Estate, Environmental, and Product Liability. He is adept at finding solutions for GCs and subcontractors that perform all types of work and has built his career by helping place annual practice policies as well as projects and wrap-ups. His Product Liability expertise includes manufacturers, importers, and wholesale distributors that include consumer products, industrial equipment, and nutraceuticals. Coinciding with his expertise in these areas, he has developed an Environmental expertise, providing the opportunity for a complete Casualty solution to his clients. Read the IBA post about David.
Doug Flake is named for his expertise in Management & Professional Liability, including Directors & Officers (D&O), Errors & Omissions (E&O), and Employment Practices Liability Insurance coverages. An insurance veteran of almost 30 years, his book includes E&O for venture capitalists, private equity firms, and financial institutions. His expertise has enabled him to aid venture capitalists, investment bankers, and merchant bankers in addressing the unique exposures posed by dealing with leveraged buyouts, internet commerce, and raising capital (i.e. public and private debt and equity offerings). In addition, Doug has significant experience working with complex securities claims. Read the IBA post about Doug.
Jeffrey Hubbard is being acknowledged due to his incredible work ethic, reliability, and extensive knowledge of Environmental insurance. He is passionate about providing superior service and is truly a seasoned expert, having well over 20 years’ experience in the Environmental sector, including Oil & Gas. His Environmental Risk Management experience has a specific focus on risk financing and alternative risk financing, with specialties in Building Products, Refining, and Real Estate. Read the IBA post about Jeffrey.
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