|[August 18, 2014]
IFG Companies Announces That Vickie L. Potts Joins as Regional Director - Bind
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)--
IFG Companies has announced that Vickie L. Potts (firstname.lastname@example.org)
has joined as a Regional Director - Bind. Based in IFG's Scottsdale
offices, Vickie will be responsible for leading initiatives for the
profitable expansion of IFG's Bind operations in the Western and
"With her extensive marketing, underwriting, product development and
compliance experience, we are very pleased to have Vickie join IFG's
Bind unit. She has the energy, commitment and skills to make significant
contributions to our Bind footprint," said Bob Linton, Chairman of IFG
Vickie worked for almost seventeen years for W.R. Berkley and its
affiliates, where, most recently, she was a Vice Presidnt of Agency
Relations & Business Development; and prior thereto, was a Vice
President of Marketing at Nautilus Insurance Group, where she was a part
of the senior leadership team whose responsibilities included managing
wholesale producer relationships. Before this, Vickie worked as an
underwriting manager for garage business at Western Heritage Insurance
Company and has held commercial lines underwriter positions at St. Paul
Companies, Azstar Casualty Company and SKANCO International, Ltd.
Immediately prior to joining IFG, Vickie was an Agency Marketing
Representative with business development responsibilities at CopperPoint
Mutual Insurance Company.
Vickie holds an Associate in Arts degree from Paradise Valley Community
College. She has also earned the Chartered Property and Casualty
Underwriter (CPCU) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations.
Founded in 1985, IFG Companies is one of the largest privately
held insurance groups in the United States. IFG provides
property-casualty insurance on both a non-admitted basis and an admitted
basis. IFG Companies currently has five principal business units:
Brokerage GL, Excess and Umbrella, Binding Authority, Submit and
Brokerage Property. Coverages are underwritten by IFG's affiliated
insurers: The Burlington Insurance Company, First Financial Insurance
Company, Alamance Insurance Company and Guilford Insurance Company.
All hold an A (Excellent) IX rating from A. M. Best Company.
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