Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2013
Ascend Insurance Brokerage, formerly Doodson Insurance Brokerage of Texas, LLC, announced today it is separating from Doodson and re-launching as Ascend, remaining independent while retaining current leadership, staff and locations in Austin and Dallas.
“We are thrilled at this new direction for the organization,” says James Chippendale, CEO of Ascend. “We have insured global leaders in entertainment for over 20 years, and we will continue to provide the world-class protection and risk management expertise they’ve come to expect.”
The Ascend management team has a combined 50+ years of experience not only in entertainment insurance-related experience, but also previous careers in artist management, concert promotion and venue management. It is this relevant hands - on experience in the entertainment business that sets Ascend’s brokers apart.
Ascend provides coverage for many of the world’s largest music festivals, major concert promoters, leading live entertainment venues, touring artists, special events of every size and other entertainment-related companies. Ascend will retain all previous Doodson Insurance Brokerage of Texas clients.
About Ascend Insurance Brokerage
Ascend provides clients with a unique range of risk management services specific to the entertainment industry. Their unique experience and expertise is like no other brokerage firm in the world, offering clients a comprehensive view of insurance options and risk management specific to their business. As independent brokers with access to every entertainment risk carrier in the world, Ascend leverages relationships and knowledge to provide clients with the most competitive rates and comprehensive coverage through the world’s leading insurance carriers.
For more information, please contact:.
Ascend Insurance Brokerage
James Chippendale, CEO jchippendale(at)ascendib(dot)com
Paul Bassman, President pbassman(at)ascendib(dot)com
Cameron Smith, Vice President csmith(at)ascendib(dot)com