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Consulting Chief Underwriting Officer
Various California Locations
Are you a recently retired or near retirement W.C. Chief Underwriting Officer who wants to put an exclamation mark on your legacy?
Our client offers a big stage. It is the largest writer of workers’ compensation insurance in California.
Under an energized leadership team it has a lot of momentum going towards its goal of being the platinum standard for how to give great service to employers and agent / brokers while remaining true to its mission of helping injured workers become whole.
Our client is driven to achieve continuous improvement in business processes that increase agent and policyholder satisfaction.
If you are an accomplished workers’ compensation underwriting officer with a depth of best practices knowledge, we need you as our consulting CUO.
We have a number of location choices within California. Please come and help us build something great!
The IR Group has been engaged to manage this process. Please send your CV or Resume to Richard Shoemaker at email@example.com.
Our client and our firm strictly comply with all non-discrimination laws and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Chief Operations Officer
Truly Unique Opportunity
California Bay Area
The California Workers' Compensation Institute (CWCI) seeks a unique candidate for a COO / CFO position with a broad management background (operations, finance, IT, HR, & communications), along with California workers' compensation experience.
This search has been successfully completed.
Thanks to all who expressed interest and please visit our website again.
Chief Medical Officer
This search has been successfully completed. Thanks to all who expressed interest.
Chief IT Officer
P&C Carrier - Northern California
Our client is an autonomous subsidiary of one of the largest insurance / financial services firms in North America. The office is located in a beautiful part of Northern California (not SF or SJ).
We have successfully completed this search. A sincere thank you to all who expressed interest.
Senior Energy Producer
Best Commissions & Resources
This Top 50 size brokerage offers some of the best commissions in the industry while providing an outstanding platform for mid-size and upper mid-size energy accounts.
A creative profit sharing approach makes this a long-term standout.
This program is only available to senior level producers with books in the over $750,000 range.
Please contact Rich Shoemaker at 916-721-5511 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wholesale Brokerage Manager
Northern California (not S.F.)
Our client is a privately held multi-principal combination P&C MGA and Wholesale brokerage. The prinicpal who heads the wholesale brokerage division wants to retire in the next 18 to 24 months. We would like to entice a California based established wholesale broker who would like to move into a working manager position. We will provide a path to equity for a broker who has established retail agency relationships in California.
Please contact Richard Shoemaker at email@example.com or call 916-721-5511.
Profit Center Branch Manager
This privately held, dynamic, client focused firm is the 1,000 lb. gorilla on the California Central Coast.
We have completed this project and thanks to all of the excellent individuals who expressed interest. However, if you are a proven producer who would like to have the BEST platform on the central coast, we would like to talk with you about this client.
This producer owned firm has no silent investors or outside influences when it comes to investing in servicing the client. The Partners have pledged to their clients that the firm will constantly move forward and invest in Best Practices.
At the Holding Company level we have recently brought in a new CEO who was one of the brightest stars in a national brokerage firm. He brings exciting new ideas to what is already a progressive firm.
Contact Richard Shoemaker at 916-721-5511 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Trucking Team Leader / Senior Producer
Exceptional Markets / Resources
Our multi-state privately held retail brokerage client has developed a phenomenal financial structure for a big hitter producer who can bring a team.
If you are tired of the publicly traded or bank owned retail brokerage let us show you an organization that is large enough to provide impressive resources but recognizes that the “relationships” – not statistics – is still the most important thing in commercial insurance.
This is only available to true rainmakers with books near or over $1 million in revenue.
Please contact Rich Shoemaker at 916-721-5511 or by e-mail to email@example.com
Branch Retail Agency in beautiful
Great Commissionn Rate. Equity opportunity
Our national client has an excellent San Diego Branch. All of the markets you could possibly want. Known for trusting their producers - no production reports. Just give us a chance to tell you about their business model and you will want to talk with them. Only proven commercial P&C or Group Benefits producers please.
Please call Ray Skarzenksi at 310-619-9577 or e-mail to
Immediate Equity in retail agency
P&C Retail Brokerage Branch
Orange County, CA
Our client ranks in the Top 40 in the United States. They have made a major commitment to Orange County and will offer immediate equity to a commercial P&C broker with a book of business.
Please contact Bob Waferling at 714-546-0644 or Bob.Waferling@irgroupco.com
Workers Compensation Executives
We represent several of the top workers compensation carriers in the United States.
They range from guaranteed cost organizations to alternative risk, to excess.
We are always interested in establishing relationships with exceptional W.C. executives who have something unique to bring to the table.
Contact Richard Shoemaker, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call
Excess & Surplus Lines
If you are an E&S professional, there is a straightforward message we want to give you. There simply isn’t another search firm anywhere … anyplace.., that has the direct contact with the Chief Executive Officers of leading wholesale brokers and MGAs that we have. Our consulting division, Insurance Resources Consultants, is a leader in strategic planning, merger & acquisition work, and operational research for the wholesale industry. If you have a product idea, a production team, a wholesale operation you want to sell or merge, or any variation thereof, we would like to brainstorm it with you.
Gene Boscacci, Practice Leader, at 415-613-0162
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In some cases, the contact person may be one of our talented Research Assistants working on a Project Director's team.