By Dawn Gordon
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June 30, 2020
March 30, 2023 - B&R’s Chief Distribution Officer, Cristi Carrington, and other industry experts spoke on the Future of Distribution panel at the E&S Insurer Conference. The panel discussed how relationships are evolving in the E&S space, industry and segment specialization, the impacts of private equity-backed consolidators, and more.
March 23, 2023 - All property accounts are facing challenges in 2023. With many factors to consider, being adept at the art of layering has become critical to construct programs effectively. This article addresses how to best navigate the property landscape and strategies and tools that can help yield success.
September 11, 2022 - Cristi Carrington, B&R's Chief Distribution Officer, was interviewed by PropertyCasualty360 in a recent article regarding current challenges in placing CAT-exposed risks, providing insight into impacts on the market and how E&S professionals can best position themselves to address the needs of retailers and insureds.
June 1, 2021 - B&R construction expert, George Sella, shares insight into key factors creating a hardened construction market in Florida in his article published by Rough Notes as part of their annual Florida Special Report.
May 25, 2021 - B&R’s Andrew Grim was a featured expert in a recent article from Business Insurance that addresses dwindling coverage options for utilities contractors working in wildfire-prone areas in the U.S.
October 16, 2020 - In an article by PropertyCasualty360, B&R Chairman and Construction Practice Leader, Chris Brown, provides insight on the challenges facing the construction market and how the industry is projected to respond.
October 31, 2019 - B&R Chairman and Construction Practice Leader, Chris Brown, weighs in with other industry experts in PropertyCasualty360's Construction Market Update, which addresses growth and opportunities in the industry, impacts of technology, current challenges, and more.
September 16, 2019 - Insurance Business America has released its 2019 Wholesale E&S Market Report, which offers an inside perspective of the market by region. B&R Senior Vice President and Broker, Chris Bading, was approached for his expert opinion on the West and offer many insights.
September 1, 2019 - Wildfires are making it more difficult for California utility contractors to obtain liability insurance. B&R construction specialist, Andrew Grim, weighs in on the market's diminishing capacity, significant rate increases, and the upsurge of non-renewals in a recent article from Business Insurance.
September 19, 2018 - Insurance Business America’s Wholesale E&S Market Report for 2018 has been released, providing an inside perspective of the market by region. B&R Senior Vice President and Broker, George Sella, was asked for his expert opinion on the South and offers many insights.
August 20, 2018 - The construction market continues to grow stronger, creating healthy competition and opportunities for brokers to exceed expectations with their contractor clients. B&R Chairman and Construction Practice Leader, Chris Brown, weighs in on this article by Insurance Business America.
June 1, 2018 - Guy Rawlins, B&R's National Property Practice Leader, shares his insight on the recent rise in natural catastrophes, how the property market has responded, and how well it's positioned should it have to take another hit.
May 25, 2018 - Property broker and Executive Vice President, Shaida Monshi, is the sole expert interviewed by Insurance Business America regarding the Hawaii volcano eruption and how it is impacting the marketplace.
February 22, 2018 - B&R construction specialists Robert Pedersen and Michael Davis share their expertise with Construction Dive news by addressing "7 ways to prevent construction insurance losses."
October 3, 2017 - The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is struggling for cashflow. B&R Senior Vice President and Property Practice Leader, Guy Rawlins, addresses critical factors surrounding why not enough people are buying flood insurance. Senior Vice President and Property expert, Valerie Martin, weighs in further on the decline of the program and the need for more education on the issue.
September 4, 2017 - Despite trends in commercial lines of more carriers going direct to customers and insurtech also looking to compete, today’s wholesale brokerages still expect to keep growing. B&R President and CEO, Jeff Rodriguez, weighs in on the future of the industry in this article by Insurance Journal.
May 6, 2016 - Jeff Rodriguez, B&R President and CEO, discusses how recent consolidation of the largest wholesale brokers has raised concerns with retailers and created opportunities for the next tier of intermediaries as retailers look for alternatives to promote healthy competition and accountability.