In early 2008, Matt Chase became vice president at Bolton & Company, one of the largest employee-owned brokerages in the US. Chase joined Bolton in 2004 as a commercial lines specialist and now serves as head of the construction practice group while also working on other sectors such as distribution, manufacturing and nonprofits. He works with CEOs and CFOs on a regular basis, helping them manage and mitigate their loss exposures, and is the alternative risk/captive specialist for the agency. Chase is an endorsed broker for three contractors’ associations at the state and national level. He has been a recipient of the Bolton Eagle Award, which recognizes top brokers, for 10 consecutive years.