NEW YORK – January 25, 2021 – NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides property and casualty (P&C), corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions, today announced that Daniel Beaudette has joined NFP as a senior vice president. Beaudette will be part of the team focused on growing NFP’s managing general agent (MGA)/managing general underwriter (MGU) programs.
Beaudette joins NFP with over 25 years of industry experience. He was previously with Clear Blue Insurance Group serving as their chief underwriting officer where he implemented and underwrote numerous programs, maintained and reviewed all MGA/MGU opportunities, and had additional responsibilities that included the development of formal and auditable due diligence protocols. His expertise spans across all lines of commercial P&C business as well as auditing, statutory compliance, pricing, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), CAT management, MGA/MGU distribution model development and extensive claims analytics. He has serviced a wide variety of industries, including, but not limited to: commercial auto, moving and storage, manufacturing, municipal entities, landscapers, staffing, habitational, restaurants, mining, aviation, satellite, and small commercial/mercantile and more.
In his role at NFP, Beaudette will assist in the oversight and management of nine existing programs, M&A due diligence, carrier and reinsurer relations, and business development for the MGA/MGU programs. He will also help develop new programs and products, and design and conduct internal audit procedures to support the implementation of industry best practices for current and future MGA/MGU businesses. Beaudette will report to John Mahoney, managing director for the MGA/MGU programs.
“We’re happy to welcome a seasoned executive like Dan to the team,” said Tom Gillingham, managing director and head of NFP’s Specialty MGA/MGU programs. “His knowledge and expertise will help to drive the continued growth and sustainability of our MGA/MGU model.”
“I’m excited to be part of this excellent team and growing specialty business,” said Beaudette. “NFP’s focus on expanding in the MGA/MGU space creates a great opportunity to build out certain capabilities that will help us deliver lasting value to clients. I look forward to advancing the growth and success of the program business.”
NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing specialized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,800 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue, 5th best place to work in insurance and 6th largest US-based privately owned broker (Business Insurance); 9th commercial lines agency by P&C commercial lines revenue and 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 12th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review).