FARA Appoints Higley VP, Sales

September 6, 2007

FARA, based in Mandeville, La., announced the appointment of Todd Higley as vice president of sales and marketing.

In this position, Higley is responsible for nationwide business development with an emphasis on self-insured funds, risk retention groups, and programs, as well as building partnerships with domestic and international brokers and carriers. He is based in Florida.

Higley recently served as vice president of Brown & Brown’s Public Risk Insurance Agency in Lake Mary, Fla. Public Risk Insurance Agency played a key role in the development and growth of one of the largest national public entity programs with more than $100 million in current annualized premium, according to the announcement.

Higley previously served as a producer with Heffernan Insurance Brokers Inc. and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. where he specialized in large and complex risk retention clients. He began his insurance career with FARA managing sales and marketing operations in Texas.

Higley is active in the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA), Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), Florida Association of City/County Managers, and the Florida League of Cities. He is a designated Risk Manager for Public Entities (RMPE) and a candidate for the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.

Founded in 1978, FARA is a nationwide insurance services provider of risk management solutions and group benefits administration to insurance companies, self-insured corporations and governmental entities.

Source: FARA, www.fara.com

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