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AssuredPartners NL Promotes Larry Schaefer to President/COO
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sept.5,2012 — AssuredPartners NL, an AssuredPartners, Inc. company,has promoted Larry Schaefer to the dual role of president/COO effective immediately. In his new role, Larry will be responsible for overseeing the strategic growth and expansion of AssuredPartners NL and the management of its current offices.
Larry has worked with AssuredPartners NL for more than 15 years, previously serving as director and vice president of property & casualty operations. He moves into the role of president/COO at a time when AssuredPartners NL is experiencing unprecedented growth after becoming an AssuredPartners, Inc. company in September 2011.
“Larry will be tasked with continuing AssuredPartners NL’ outstanding service to our customers and overseeing the expansion of our national foot print as I move into the role of chairman,” said John Neace, Chairman and Founder of AssuredPartners NL. “We have a solid foundation with dedicated employees and the continued strong backing of AssuredPartners. I am confident Larry will carry our company to even greater successes in the future.”
“Over the past couple of years, we have experienced rapid expansion,” Schaefer said. “I look forward to the opportunity to strengthen our products and continue to grow AssuredPartners NL as a national leader within the insurance industry.”
Larry has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has held roles of increasing responsibility within the company, including profit center leader, president of Maverick Insurance (a former subsidiary of AssuredPartners NL), southern region leader and director of property & casualty operations. Larry served as president of Van Meter Insurance before joining AssuredPartners NL.
Larry is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). He began his insurance career with Reliance Insurance Company, where he served as underwriting manager, national accounts underwriter, regional marketing director and branch manager. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and has served on the Junior Achievement board of directors and the board for the Bowling Green, Ky. Chamber of Commerce.
Larry will continue operating from AssuredPartners NL’ Louisville, Ky. corporate office.
ABOUT AssuredPartners NL
AssuredPartners NL, founded in 1991, has more than 150 licensed agents and more than 650 employees operating in 30 offices throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee, Arizona, Georgia, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and South Carolina. AssuredPartners NL corporate headquarters are located in Louisville, Kentucky, at 2305 River Rd. AssuredPartners NL became an AssuredPartners, Inc. company in September 2011. For more information, please visit: www.neacelukens.com. AssuredPartners NL can also be followed through social media channels at its blog and Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
AssuredPartners NL became an AssuredPartners, Inc. company in September 2011. AssuredPartners, Inc. is headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, and acquires and invests in property and casualty and employee benefits brokerage businesses across the country. For more information, please visit www.assuredptr.com.