DALLAS, February 28, 2016 – MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA headquartered in Dallas, Texas, today announced that Richard Kerr, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the company has been elected to the Risk Management and Insurance Executive Council of the Florida State University College of Business. The Risk Management and Insurance Executive Council includes seasoned professionals who help to ensure the Florida State University / Dr. William T. Hold risk management and insurance program is superior in content and quality while also
providing students with a forum for networking with industry executives. Kerr founded MarketScout in 2000 and lead the company to become the largest electronic property and casualty insurance exchange in the US. MarketScout over the last fifteen years has amassed over 35,000 users, the vast majority of
whom are independent retail agents. Kerr is the founder of the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA) and the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS), an annual conference that explores and promotes entrepreneurialism in the insurance industry. In 2012, he founded the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC), an association serving those in the high net worth personal insurance space.
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with specialty expertise in many areas. The firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for U.S. insurers. MarketScout owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. MarketScout founded the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA). MarketScout has
offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit us at www.MarketScout.com; follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/MarketScout) and Twitter (twitter.com/MarketScout).
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