Venture Underwriters has announced the expansion of its underwriting team with the opening of a branch office in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The underwriting team in Arizona brings more than three decades of combined underwriting experience and will be overseen by Amy Johnson, Brandi Senn, and Kayla Johnson. The branch will provide clients with expertise in specific areas of the state’s construction marketplace.
Sen has over 18 years of experience in excess and surplus (E&S) for various lines of business within the industry. She has held underwriting roles for companies including AmTrust E&S Insurance Services, Nautilus Insurance Company, and Scottsdale Insurance Company.
Meanwhile, Amy Johnson has specialized in the E&S insurance industry for the past 10 years. Prior to her role with Venture, Amy held both underwriting and business development roles for companies including AmTrust E&S Insurance Services and Nautilus Insurance Company.
Finally, Kayla Johnson has more than 10 years of underwriting experience. She will specialize in excess liability as part of the Venture Excess division.
“This newest branch of Venture will be instrumental in providing our southwest brokers with a local viewpoint and a group of underwriters dedicated to their specific needs,” said Senn. “We look forward to growing this office over the coming years.”
“We believe it is paramount to our clients that we bring on underwriters who understand not only the needs of our customers, but also the dynamic insurance marketplace,” said Michael Johnson, senior vice president at Venture Underwriters. “Our new Scottsdale team will be managed by underwriters who are highly capable of providing the exceptional service and underwriting experience that Venture has built a reputation on, with a cumulative knowledge specific to the southwest.”