Burns & Wilcox, a wholesale insurance brokerage and underwriting firm in Farmington Hills, announced it has added Nelson Oliva, Kristopher Gausch, Andrew Sable, Jeremy Bright, and Patrick Sullivan to its personal insurance practice group in the private client and flood expertise specialty.
“Burns & Wilcox continues to double-down on adding top talent, building onto our extensive capabilities as the industry’s go-to for specialty insurance,” says Danny Kaufman, president of Burns & Wilcox. “Our focus is to invest in the technology and resources that attract and empower the industry’s leading talent and provide them the flexibility they need to be successful both personally and professionally.
“It is an approach that has led our family-run organization to substantial year-over-year growth, giving us the opportunity to establish a larger global presence and offer vast career opportunities.”
Oliva joins as a senior personal insurance underwriter in the private client practice with nearly 25 years of personal insurance experience. He specializes in affluent client solutions and is based in Los Angeles spending the last 17 years at Gorst & Compass Insurance.
Guasch joins as a personal insurance underwriter and has spent the last five years at Hull & Co., where he specialized in personal insurance. He based in Miami and has practiced throughout the south Florida region.
Sable joins as a personal insurance underwriter with 35 years of industry experience. He most recently worked at AmWins where he managed the personal insurance and high net worth team. He is based in the Long Island, N.Y.
Bright joins as a personal insurance underwriter with 12 years of industry experience. He spent the past three years at AmWins and specializes in admitted and non-admitted high net worth underwriting and broking. He is based in Atlanta.
Sullivan joins as a flood underwriter. He most recently worked at International Catastrophe Insurance Managers where he specialized in earthquake and flood insurance for the western U.S. region. He is based in Denver.