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IAT Insurance Group Welcomes Eight Underwriters to Specialty Brokerage Unit

March 13, 2020

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RALEIGH, N.C. (November 4, 2019) — IAT Insurance Group, a leading provider of specialty property and casualty products, is pleased to announce the hiring of a team of eight underwriters for its Specialty Brokerage division. All eight previously worked together at Hanover Insurance under Mark Boland, who joined IAT last year as a vice president to lead its Specialty unit’s Brokerage division. The new underwriters will also be part of Boland’s team at IAT.

“We look forward to welcoming these experienced underwriters to provide more resource and support for our Specialty Brokerage organization as we continue to build our excess and surplus business,” said Julie Brown, Senior Vice President, IAT Specialty.

The underwriters joining IAT are:

●      Paul Gadaleta

●      Pierson Jones

●      Dan Kearney

●      Jeff Love

●      Matt Love

●      Jose (Joe) Marques

●      Josh O’Neill

●      John Puccio

“This is a talented, experienced group that works together like a well-oiled machine,” said Boland. “They are excited about joining IAT and energized by the opportunity to continue their success as part of our growing company.”

About IAT Specialty

IAT’s Specialty group is generally focused on providing coverage for small-to-medium business risks that standard markets may not insure. The Specialty group provides commercial insurance for general liability, property, garage liability and excess/umbrella, plus ancillary coverages.

About IAT Insurance

IAT Insurance Group is a privately owned, specialty insurance company providing property and casualty products for businesses and individuals. IAT goes to market through seven business units – Commercial Transportation, Specialty, Programs, Inland Marine, Excess Casualty Mid-Market, Reinsurance, and IFIC Surety. The IAT Insurance Group companies are rated A- Excellent by A.M. Best. Connect with IAT Insurance Group on LinkedIn and learn more about the company at