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ARC Massachusetts Named a Cyber COPE Insurance Certification Designee

ARC Excess & Surplus of Massachusetts, LLC Charles Bellingrath Among a Select Group Named a Cyber COPE Insurance Certification Designee by Chubb and Carnegie Mellon University

Framingham, MA, March 6th 2019—Charles Bellingrath of ARC Excess & Surplus of Massachusetts, LLC in Framingham, MA has been awarded the Chubb Cyber COPE Insurance CertificationSM (CCIC) designation from Chubb and Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.

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Property & Casualty Announcement

ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC is pleased to announce that it has hired Rick Struzzieri as Managing Director of ARC’s Property & Casualty Division, ARC Specialty Brokerage.

Rick Struzzieri is an industry veteran with over 29 years of experience in underwriting and brokering Property and Casualty Insurance. Rick was most recently at FOA & Son where he served as the Executive Vice President of Commercial Property & Casualty. Rick was responsible for the strategic direction and growth of that division.

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ASB Announcement

At the bottom of this article please find a press release issued by RT Specialty and ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC where we announced the sale of certain assets of ARC Specialty Brokerage, LLC the P&C division of ARC which was led by Mike Vollaro.

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Theana Iordanou Joins Arc – Opens New Division

ARC is happy to welcome Theana Iordanou as President of their new division – ARC Personal Lines, LLC.

Theana Iordanou began her career at National Union as a public company D&O underwriter working closely with ARC in its earlier years. She has held underwriting management and marketing positions at both AIG and Allied World and has played an integral role in the growth and development of the businesses.

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ARC Massachusetts

We are excited to announce the opening of ARC Excess & Surplus of Massachusetts LLC (“ARC MA”), the newest branch of ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC (“ARC”).

ARC MA, located in Framingham, MA is a wholesale insurance brokerage specializing in Cyber, Privacy, Technology and Professional Liability. The office is led by Chas Bellingrath, ARC’s National Practice Leader for Cyber & Technology. Chas has been with ARC for six years and was recently named Partner in August 2017. Chas’s group includes Drew Oeschger, a broker on the Cyber & Technology team since 2015 as well as office staff that will handle administrative, compliance and accounting services to clients.

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Colleen Waldeck Joins Jericho Brokerage Team

ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Colleen Waldeck, who has joined the New York, Jericho office.

Colleen graduated cum laude from Farmingdale State University, acquiring a B.S. Degree in Business Management. While still in college Colleen began her insurance career as an intern at CBS Coverage Group. During the 2 years she was there, she helped develop marketing materials in the law division for various E&O products including Lawyers Professional Liability, Employment Practices Liability, and Cyber Security Liability. She also researched prospective client data to help implement strategies to develop new broker relations.

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A New Threat on the Rise: Ransomware 2.0

You’re working diligently to reach your deadline, just a little while longer before your project is completed, when all of a sudden; a command prompt takes over your monitor. You are now denied access to your system.

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ARC Welcomes Ryan T. Ascenzo

ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan T. Ascenzo, RPLU to the ARC team. Ryan will be working with all ARC offices in the further development of our business. Ryan comes to us from Chubb and will be working with both the NY and CT brokering staffs. We welcome Ryan to the company and look forward to the value he will add to ARC.

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ARC Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Thirty years ago, Al Salvatico, Rich Fierstein, and Chris Cavallaro embarked on a mission to become the largest independent wholesale brokerage firm in the country, specializing in Professional Liability.

On the 30th anniversary of ARC, that vision is a reality. In addition to their success to date, the business has expanded into standard P&C lines as well as many others.

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Patent Troll Defense Product Offering

ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC offers insurance designed to defend your business against a new menace: the Patent Troll.

Whether or not your business is heavily invested in patents of your own, you could find yourself the target of a Patent Troll – entities whose business model is built and based solely on suing for patent infringement.

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