In his new role, Mr. Grimes will lead One80’s wholesale distribution strategy for key lines of business such as property, casualty, financial lines, excess, life sciences and environmental coverages. One80’s wholesale brokerage services provide best in class access to carriers throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. The company maintains longstanding relationships with leading markets and One80’s seasoned professionals offer a consultative approach to the industry’s most challenging risks.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Grimes served as Managing Director and Financial Lines Practice Leader where he was responsible for the development, delivery, and growth of Management Liability, Professional Liability and Cyber offerings across the One80 network. He joined One80 with the acquisition of Professional Risk Solutions where he was the company President, and oversaw production, day-to-day staff management and client relations. Rick started his career as Assistant Vice President at Chubb’s Executive Protection Division and Regional Vice President at Travelers. Mr. Grimes is a Marketing graduate of Hampton University in Virginia.
“I look forward to further expanding my responsibilities across the One80 organization,” said Rick Grimes, National Wholesale Practice Leader, One80 Intermediaries. “I have excellent relationships with the One80’s wholesale brokerage team and look forward to partnering with them as we continue to grow the business,” he continued.
“Rick is a knowledgeable and talented leader who will ensure One80’s National Wholesale Practice will thrive,” said Matthew F. Power, President, One80 Intermediaries. “I have long been impressed with Rick’s integrity, customer-centric approach to the business, and consultative approach to risk – and am pleased to appoint him into this extended role,” he continued.
About One80 Intermediaries
One80 Intermediaries is a privately held firm with offices throughout the US and Canada. As a leading insurance wholesaler and program manager, the company offers placement services and binding authority for property & casualty, professional and personal lines, life insurance, and travel/accident and health coverages. One80 specializes in key industry verticals such as medical stop loss, cannabis captives, alternative risk, warranty coverage and lender-based insurance. One80 serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities, individuals and associations and unions, and has access to all major insurance markets in the US, Canada and UK. One80 has offices in more than 40 locations in the US and Canada. For more information visit www.one80intermediaries.com