AssuredPartners Announces New Fiscal Management Structure

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Exciting CFO Promotions for National Broker

“Gerald has been an integral part of AssuredPartners since the beginning and we are pleased to have him expand his outstanding expertise and forward thinking throughout the Eastern Regions” stated Eastern Regions President, Steve Deal.

AssuredPartners, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotions of Gerald Budde to Eastern Regions Chief Financial Officer and Lisa Kammerer to Western Regions Chief Financial Officer. Gerald will report to newly appointed Eastern Regions President, Steve Deal, and Lisa will report to newly appointed Western Regions President, Randy Larsen.

Gerald Budde started his career with EY after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Dayton. Gerald spent 11 years with EY as a licensed CPA until April 1994 when he was hired by Cincinnati Milacron Inc. In January 1995, he was promoted to Machine Tool Group Controller, then became the Vice President of Finance for Cincinnati Machine in October 1998, a successor company, and was subsequently promoted to Vice President of Finance for UNOVA Manufacturing Technologies in 2002. Gerald left UNOVA in 2003 to become the CFO at Neace Lukens, which was acquired by AssuredPartners in 2011. Most recently, Gerald was the CFO of AssuredPartners Midwest Region overseeing multiple AssuredPartners entities.

“I have learned throughout my career that communication and teamwork are key success factors. I am excited about this opportunity and am looking forward to meeting and partnering with many new leaders throughout the Eastern Regions and further contributing to the success of those local agencies,” stated Gerald Budde, Eastern Regions CFO.

“Gerald has been an integral part of AssuredPartners since the beginning and we are pleased to have him expand his outstanding expertise and forward thinking throughout the Eastern Regions” stated Eastern Regions President, Steve Deal. “We’re thrilled to have Gerald move into this new role.”

Lisa Kammerer grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota and moved to Colorado in the late 80s to begin her insurance career with Lockton Companies. Originally hired as an accounting manager, Lisa received several promotions during her 11-year tenure with Lockton. In 2002, Van Gilder Insurance Corporation hired Lisa as its Corporate Controller. She remained in this position for 8 years prior to becoming the CFO for AirSure Limited. In 2014 when AssuredPartners acquired AirSure, Lisa became an AP platform CFO for AssuredPartners Aerospace. She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Colorado.

“I look forward to partnering with our leadership team to provide our local agencies the sound financial structure necessary to support strong regional growth,” said Western Regions CFO, Lisa Kammerer. “The opportunity to work with multiple regions, each with their own unique challenges, is exciting.”

Western Regions President Randy Larsen added, “Lisa was instrumental in the AssuredPartners acquisition of AirSure and has provided outstanding financial support services to many of our agency partners. I am confident in her ability to take on this new and critical role in our operation. Congratulations Lisa.”

ABOUT ASSUREDPARTNERS, INC
Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida and led by Jim Henderson and Tom Riley, AssuredPartners, Inc. acquires and invests in insurance brokerage businesses (property and casualty, employee benefits, surety, and MGUs) across the United States and in London. Since its founding in March of 2011, AssuredPartners has grown to over $1 billion in annualized revenue and continues to be one of the fastest growing insurance brokerage firms in the United States* with over 200 offices in 30 states and in London. Since 2011, AssuredPartners has acquired more than 195 insurance agencies. For more information, please contact Dean Curtis, CFO, at 407.708.0031 or dean.curtis@assuredpartners.com, or visit http://www.assuredpartners.com.

*Business Insurance in the July 2017 edition, featuring the “100 largest brokers of U.S. business.”

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