Eric Richter, VIRTUS UNDERWRITING GROUP

Eric Richter, VIRTUS UNDERWRITING GROUP

President
VIRTUS UNDERWRITING GROUP
Age: 33

Eric Richter began his insurance career in 2009 at Western Pacific Insurance, an MGA specializing in the construction and real estate industries. There, Richter successfully started and managed the marketing department while simultaneously honing his expertise in construction underwriting. In 2012, Western Pacific created Virtus Underwriting Group as a subsidiary MGA, and Richter was brought on as vice president. Under his direction, the marketing team expanded the agency’s footprint into multiple states, implemented aggressive e-marketing campaigns and created new product opportunities for both brands.

Richter was named president of Virtus in 2018 and has since successfully increased the premium writings of non-contracting accounts. He has received several industry accolades throughout his career, including being named Colorado Big I Company Marketing Person of the Year in 2013 and Colorado Big I Young Insurance Professional of the Year in 2014.