Professional Liability Brokerage Continues Rapid Growth with Latest Hire

ST. PETERSBURG, FL, March 22, 2018 – Founders Professional is very excited to announce the recent hire of Mark Dion. In this new role of Vice President & Professional Liability Practice Leader, Dion will work hand-in-hand with retail insurance agencies throughout the country in securing coverage for their clients’ professional liability insurance risks across all industries. This hire reinforces Founders Professional’s commitment to become the go-to wholesale brokerage for professional liability and management liability insurance placements nationwide.

“Change is constant and with change comes opportunity! I’m extremely happy to be reunited with my friend and colleague, Robb Williams.  This is an amazing opportunity to now be a part of Founders and their growing professional liability empire.  They’ve had my respect and admiration as a competitor for years.  I’m very excited to now join them and I’m looking forward to growing with our retail and carrier partners.  Now, let’s write some business!” commented Dion.

With over twelve years of wholesale brokerage experience, and numerous years as a professional liability underwriter before that, Mark Dion was a natural fit to join the Founders Professional team.  A favorite with agents and underwriters alike, everybody loves working with Mark.  His knowledge of and experience in the professional liability marketplace will make him another invaluable resource to Founder’s retail partners.

Robb Williams, President of Founders Professional, commented: “Mark Dion and I have known each other for a long time as colleagues and friends.  Founders Professional continues to add one great person at a time and Mark Dion is the epitome of a great person.  We began our careers together in the professional liability space and learned from each other what it takes to deliver value for our agency and underwriter partners.  While Mark works with agents nationwide, he will be leading the charge of our growth in the Northeast Region.  Mark joining Founders is one of the most exciting additions we have ever made and we are lucky to have him aboard.”

Dion is joining a wholesale brokerage that has quickly become one of the most effective players in the professional liability insurance arena.  Founders continues to focus exclusively on the placement of professional liability and management liability insurance risks and has a practice leader-led team model, that operates as a hybrid underwriting and placement brokerage firm for retail agencies across the country.

Mark Dion can now be reached directly at 813.944.9985 or via email at [email protected].


About Founders Professional

Founders Professional is a national wholesale insurance brokerage focused exclusively on the placement of management liability & professional liability insurance risks. The Founders Professional practice leaders and their respective teams have deep expertise and market access in the areas of Architects & Engineers, Law Firms, Healthcare/Life Sciences/Social Services, Management Liability, and Miscellaneous Professional Liability Insurance.  Founders Professional represents a majority of the admitted and surplus lines insurance carriers that focus on professional liability insurance in the United States, additionally representing many exclusive or semi-exclusive programs.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Aaron Lipson at 312-219-6589 or via email at [email protected].

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