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Allied American Underwriters, a USG Insurance Services Subsidiary, Announces Vice President
3/27/2017

AAU: Allied American Underwriters, a subsidiary of USG Insurance Services, Inc. announced the hire of Curtis Kochman as Vice President of Allied American Underwriters. Read more >>

Kochman's has more than 17 years of experience, leadership, and achievement in the insurance industry, specializing in Program Administration and large Workers Compensation business. Kochman will be leading the daily operations and strategic development for AAU's Programs and specialty divisions including Environmental, Workers Compensation, and Garage.

Prior to joining AAU, Kochman served as the senior vice president and business development officer for Ascinsure Specialty Risk in Pittsburgh, PA where he managed a $30+ Million book of program business.

His focus at AAU will be to develop new programs opportunities, while expanding the existing divisions.

Kochman has a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University, where he majored in Communications in Applied Business. He is an active member of AAMGA and Target Markets.

Allied American Underwriters (AAU) is a program manager that offers programs for commercial lines to USG retail agents and other distribution channels i.e.: wholesale and direct. There are three divisions: Workers Compensation, Programs, and Specialty.

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Allied American Underwriters, a USG Insurance Services Subsidiary, Announces Acquisition
8/14/2015

AAU: Allied American Underwriters, a subsidiary of USG Insurance Services, Inc. announced the acquisition of the renewal rights on several books of business today from Jacksonville, FL based, US Assure. Read more >>

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but included their Commercial Storage Tank and Dealers Tank programs, Religious Institutions, Educational Institutions, Human Services, and other product lines. US Assure will continue to concentrate on its Builders Risk Plan and adjacent Property programs.

With this acquisition, AAU is opening a new office in Jacksonville, FL. Leading the new office is Michelle Huitt, Production Manager, who comes to AAU from US Assure where she acted as Underwriting Manager. Team members Marie Maxwell and Tiffany Batten, Producer/Brokers, will also be joining AAU from US Assure where they served as underwriters. The Jacksonville branch will be assisted by a support team based in AAU'??s flagship office, in Canonsburg, PA.

"This acquisition develops our boutique and specialized solutions brand AAU, by offering five new distinct specialties backed by focused expertise from our new Jacksonville, FL team. We are continuing to build out our specialty divisions and are pleased to announce the latest additions to our team," according to Kristen Skender, Director of National Sales & Marketing for USG Holding companies.

Allied American Underwriters (AAU) is a specialty product provider and commercial lines program manager. For more information, visit www.aauins.com. Currently, there are four divisions: Workers Compensation, Programs, Garage, and Environmental. AAU is a subsidiary of USG Insurance Services, Inc.

USG Insurance Services, Inc. is a national wholesaler and managing general agent (MGA) with 18 offices across the country. This move is the most recent change USG has implemented as they expand operations nationwide and continue to provide innovative solutions for the risk management industry.

US Assure is a premier program administrator and insurance services provider. With 40 years of experience, US Assure manages, distributes and services programs for leading carriers in the construction and property insurance market with distribution throughout the U.S. and Canada, including their core Builders Risk Plan insured by Zurich. For more information, visit usassure.com.

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USG Announces Addition to Workers Compensation Division
8/21/2013

USG Insurance Services, Inc., a national wholesaler and MGA announced the expansion of Allied American Underwriters (AAU) operations with the addition of a new associate producer/broker specializing in workers compensation, located in Little Rock, Ark. Read more >>

Nathan Jackson most recently held the position of account manager at CGSC Swett & Crawford. His work history includes positions as workers compensation new business executive and workers compensation new & renewal account executive, both also held at CGSC Swett & Crawford. Prior to, he held an underwriting/actuarial Internship with Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield, concurrent with his college studies. He is an alumnus of University of Central Arkansas where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Business Administration, concentration in Insurance and Risk Management.

Contact Nathan Jackson, CPIA, Associate Producer/Broker at njackson@aauins.com or 724.754.9048, www.usgins.com

USG Insurance Services, Inc. is a national wholesaler and managing general agent (MGA) with 15 offices across the country. This move is the most recent change USG has implemented as they expand operations nationwide and continue to provide innovative solutions for the risk management industry.

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USG Insurance Services & Allied American Underwriters (AAU) Announce New Security Program
3/5/2013

USG Insurance Services, Inc., a national wholesaler and managing general agent (MGA) and subsidiary Allied American Underwriters (AAU) announced a new limited distribution Security Program, now available in all states. Read more >>

Eligible accounts include alarm installation & monitoring; janitorial companies; private investigators; detective agencies; and armed & unarmed security guards. New ventures with prior experience can also be considered. Casualty limits of $1M Per Occurrence with a $5M General Aggregate. Minimum premiums by classification are: $750 Private Investigators/Detectives, $1,500 Alarm Installation/Monitoring, and $3,500 Guards/Janitors. Deductibles start at first dollar. Coverages considered include Casualty, Excess/Umbrella, Professional, and Workers Compensation Coverage.

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