BARRE, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--USA Risk Group, a leading independent captive management firm, announced today that Peter Rasmussen was named Vice President of Business Development. Rasmussen will be responsible for driving all sales activity and in this role he will work closely with the organization’s subject matter experts.
“We are delighted to have Pete join our team as his experience in building relationships with people throughout the insurance industry as well as in a B2B capacity will be strategic for our business growth in the years to come,” said Shawn Burger, Chief Operating Officer. “This new role for the company will complement the existing service standards provided by our team over the past 37 years and we’re looking forward to having Pete continue the tradition.”
With 16 years of top producing sales and management experience, Rasmussen has honed his skills in providing product, service and sales training, cross-functional team building and leadership, customer-service and retention management as well as relationship development. In particular, he has focused on sales leadership in the B2B space, from commercial property and casualty production to claims and risk management.
“I’m ready to hit the ground running,” Rasmussen said. “The opportunity to work closely with all of the captive professionals on the USA Risk Group team is truly exciting. I look forward to reaching out to insurance brokers to help determine whether a captive is a viable solution for their clients to gain financial control over insurance and risk management costs.”
Prior to joining USA Risk Group, Rasmussen served three and a half years as Assistant Vice President of Sales at Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm. Previously, he spent seven years with Zurich North America and Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. where his last role was Sales Manager. He is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management.
About USA Risk Group
USA Risk Group is the nation's leading independent provider of alternative risk management offering innovative solutions that enable clients to maintain affordable and flexible insurance coverage, improve cash flow, and control expenses. USA Risk Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spencer Capital Holdings, Inc.
For more information on USA Risk Group, call 800.USA.RISK or visit the company website at www.usarisk.com.