Armada Risk Partners Hires VP Sales

John Chambers joins Ohio’s Fast Growing Risk Manager, Broker

CLEVELAND, OH (August 10, 2016) – Armada Risk Partners, a provider of risk management and insurance services, announced today John Chambers has joined as Vice President.

Mr. Chambers brings 20+ years of business development and sales leadership to the team. He previously held a comparable role at The Alpha Group, a full service commercial insurance brokerage. The majority of his career was spent as an owner of Inland Refractories Co., a major manufacturer and Tier 1 supplier of specialized products and materials for the steel industry since 1923. Mr. Chambers helped grow the company to 65 employees, $15mm in sales and three facilities, in Ohio and Mexico, before selling it to Opta Minerals Inc. He is also a founding member and officer of Irish Network Cleveland.

“John’s experiences as an owner of a mid-sized business strengthens our risk management counsel and overall business advisory services,” said Ed McNamara, CEO. “He understands the balance between growing revenue and mitigating risks, so John’s leadership will aid clients in protecting assets, while also focusing on growth.”

Launched in 2015, Armada is quickly earning a reputation among business leaders as a client advocate and ardent negotiator with insurance underwriters and carriers. A full service commercial insurance brokerage, it offers specialized counsel in environmental risks.

About Armada Risk Partners
A risk management and insurance services provider, Armada Risk Partners does more than deliver unbiased counsel and negotiate with insurance carriers. They go further, providing clients with connections to prospective customers, partners and strategic suppliers who can enable them to be more competitive, grow and prosper. Its proprietary examination of risk profiles gives its teams a window into client challenges and opportunities, which is why Armada measures its success by its clients’ success. Learn more:  www.armadarisk.us


Armada Risk Partners Hires High Net Worth Risk Practice Leader

Cathy Meshurel joins the Fast Growing Risk Manager, Broker

CLEVELAND, OH (July 25, 2016) – Armada Risk Partners, a provider of risk management and insurance services, announced today Cathy Meshurel has joined as Senior Vice President, Director of Private Risk.

Ms. Meshurel brings nearly 15 years of private risk counsel to the team. She previously held comparable roles at both national and regional full service commercial insurance brokerages. From Armada’s Tampa office, she will lead the brokerage’s high net worth personal risk practice, providing counsel on wealth protection services that guard complex risk portfolios. She is completing a first of its kind certification offered by the Private Risk Management Association and St. John's University School of Risk Management. By the end of 2016, she will be a Chartered Private Risk and Insurance Advisor.

“Cathy’s strength is her holistic approach to managing private risk for high net worth clients,” said Ed McNamara, CEO. “The combination of her leadership and understanding of lifestyle analysis will strengthen our client service teams when offering the most innovative products for wealth protection and private risk management.”

Launched in 2015, Armada is quickly earning a reputation among business leaders as a client advocate and ardent negotiator with insurance underwriters and carriers. A full service commercial insurance brokerage, it offers specialized counsel on workplace health and wellness.

About Armada Risk Partners
A risk management and insurance services provider, Armada Risk Partners does more than deliver unbiased counsel and negotiate with insurance carriers. They go further, providing clients with connections to prospective customers, partners and strategic suppliers who can enable them to be more competitive, grow and prosper. Its proprietary examination of risk profiles gives its teams a window into client challenges and opportunities, which is why Armada measures its success by its clients’ success. Learn more:  www.armadarisk.us
 


Ohio’s Fast Growing Risk Manager, Broker Strengthens Account Teams

Bridget Knight joins Armada Risk Partners

CLEVELAND, OH (April 12, 2016) – Armada Risk Partners, a provider of risk management and insurance services, announced today Bridget Knight has joined as Client Service Specialist.

Knight brings 10 years of insurance experiences from previously serving clients at Travelers, AmTrust, Victoria, and Brightstone Insurance. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ashland University.

“Bridget fortifies our brand promise to protect and help our clients grow,” said Ed McNamara, CEO. “The combination of her deep experiences in insurance markets and skills in client service will be an asset to account teams when securing the best coverages and when introducing clients to growth opportunities. We know Bridget is a strong addition and look forward to our clients working with her.”

Launched in 2015, Armada is quickly earning a reputation among business leaders as client advocate and ardent negotiator with insurance underwriters and carriers. The brokerage promises clients more than the best insurance products. Its proprietary examination of risk profiles gives its teams a window into client challenges and opportunities. This perspective helps them to identify introductions – prospective customers, partners, and strategic suppliers – that can enable clients to grow, prosper, and become more competitive. •
 

Armada Risk Partners Opens Florida Office in Tampa

HR Tampa President Melissa Robinson Joins Fast Growing Risk Manager, Broker

CLEVELAND, OH (March 22, 2016) – Armada Risk Partners, a provider of risk management and insurance services, announced today Melissa Robinson has joined as Regional Director and leader of its Florida office in Tampa.

Robinson serves currently as president of HR Tampa, a chapter of the Society of Human Resource Managers. Her prior experiences are a combination of risk expertise and leadership roles. She served previously as a consultant for USI Insurance Services and business development manager at Cleveland, Ohio insurance broker Oswald Companies. Her leadership experiences are from serving as vice president of program development at Suncoast HR Management Association and director of workplace research at Employers Resource Council in Highland Heights, Ohio.

“We have ambitious growth plans, both organic and acquisitive, as we expand our client-focused services in Florida,” said Ed McNamara, CEO. “Melissa brings us the proven talent and leadership that will enable client success, which is how we measure our success.”

Launched in 2015, Armada is quickly earning a reputation among business leaders as client advocate and ardent negotiator with insurance underwriters and carriers. The brokerage promises clients more than the best insurance products. Its proprietary examination of risk profiles gives its teams a window into client challenges and opportunities. This perspective helps them to identify introductions – prospective customers, partners, and strategic suppliers – that can enable clients to grow, prosper, and become more competitive. •
 

Environmental Expert Strengthens Ohio’s Fast Growing Risk Manager, Broker

Tanya Andolsen joins Armada Risk Partners

CLEVELAND, OH (February 3, 2015) – Armada Risk Partners, a provider of risk management and insurance services, announced today Tanya Andolsen has joined as Senior Vice President, Director of Environmental.

Andolsen brings +20 years of national experience to the team. She previously served as vice president, national environmental specialist at Wells Fargo Insurance Services and at AIG Environmental, where she served as regional manager/underwriter. Operating from Armada’s Cleveland headquarters, she now leads an environmental practice that solves complex risks for clients spanning a geography that reaches markets surrounding Chicago, Detroit, New York and Tampa.

“As a proven national expert in environmental risks and liabilities, Tanya is strengthening our team’s knowledge capital,” said Ed McNamara, CEO. “Our environmental team is now unmatched in Ohio and rivals those from publicly held brokerages that have to fly in from Chicago or New York when devising solutions for complex environmental risks.”

Launched in 2015, Armada is quickly earning a reputation among business leaders as client advocate and ardent negotiator with insurance underwriters and carriers. The brokerage promises clients more than the best insurance products. Its proprietary examination of risk profiles gives its teams a window into client challenges and opportunities. This perspective helps them to identify introductions – prospective customers, partners, and strategic suppliers – that can enable clients to grow, prosper, and become more competitive.
 

 

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