Richmond, VA, 4/18/13 – Atlantic Specialty Lines continues its evolution by promoting one of its founders, Seth Johnson, to a new and key management role.
He has accepted the position of COO at the corporate level. All of ASL’s profit center leaders will report to and be lead by Seth. In this newly created position to the corporate structure, he will work closely with the company owners to direct, evolve and improve the overall functions of the firm. In addition, he will work with all profit center leaders and managers to facilitate growth strategies.
“We are excited to implement this new role within our organization and feel confident that through Seth’s vision and leadership we will continue our growth and success for 2013 and the future” state owners, Bob Bryant and Marty Kanipe.
Seth began his career with Markel Insurance Company as an Associate Underwriter learning the trade while working on Health and Fitness insurance. When Atlantic Specialty Lines began their privately owned structure in the fall of 1996, Seth, along with two other core founders, accepted the challenge to be a part of a new company. They embarked on many years of ASL success and history and all three of them continue to be critical leadership for ASL today.
Seth has spent sixteen years with ASL learning all aspects of producing business and leading a successful wholesale insurance firm. Seth was ASL’s most successful producer as well as being a key mentor and manager during his nine years at the Virginia branch. During his tenure as COO of the Florida operation, Seth’s team has shown exemplary business production, continually posting the highest company growth percentages in its history.
“I’m extremely proud of the operation that we have built over the past sixteen years. We’ve assembled incredible teams across multiple geographic locations. I am enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead and I’m thrilled to be the leader of ASL into the future,” states Seth.
Seth’s vision along with his commitment to our company motto: The “A” way! Attitude, Assistance and Adaptability, will be key factors in ASL success and evolution. The entire ASL management team is excited to embrace Seth’s leadership and forward thinking.
About Atlantic Specialty Lines
Atlantic Specialty Lines, Inc. was formed in 1996 from the purchase of the contract underwriting and commercial brokerage operations book of Markel Services. Atlantic Specialty Lines, Inc. is based out of Richmond, Virginia with additional offices operating in Florida, the Midwest, Texas and Pennsylvania.
ASL is a highly focused wholesale broker and specialty lines MGA offering a variety of property, casualty, auto, professional, and personal lines coverages exclusively to retail independent insurance agents.
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