Towne Insurance, ranked by revenue as one of the nation’s largest independent insurance agencies, announces that Christopher Rogerson joined Towne Insurance as vice president, manager of Select Business Unit. He will be responsible for further development of Towne’s Select Business Unit strategy, as well as integrating that business model in offices located across Virginia and North Carolina.
Rogerson has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently employed with Hanover Insurance Group, where he held commercial underwriting and personal lines leadership positions. He is a graduate of Gettysburg College and completed his AIC (Associate in Claims) Designation. Over the course of his career, Rogerson has worked in both personal and commercial lines, led sales teams and service teams, and has had direct experience working with carrier and agency service centers.
“Hiring Chris Rogerson underscores Towne Insurance’s commitment to our Select Business Unit strategy and team,” said Dudley Fulton, CEO of Towne Insurance. “We feel his background experience will be instrumental in fine-tuning our existing processes as well as rolling out a consistent SBU strategy in each of our markets. He is the perfect person to pick-up the baton and to lead and grow that division.”
A resident of Glen Allen for nearly two decades, Rogerson will be based out of the Richmond office. In his personal time, he enjoys playing golf, coaching for the Strikers Soccer Club, and vacationing at Lake Erie with his family.
Towne Insurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of TowneBank, is a premier insurance agency providing comprehensive solutions and risk management programs to businesses of all sizes, including property and casualty insurance, workers’ compensation, bonding, employee benefits and more. Additionally, personal lines agents specialize in home, auto, umbrella and flood insurance. Headquartered in Hampton Roads in southeastern Virginia, and serving communities from Northern Virginia, to Wilmington, North Carolina; Towne’s 300 experienced professionals work with the nation’s top-rated insurance companies to find members the right coverage at a competitive price. For more information, visit www.TowneInsurance.com.
As one of the top community banks in Virginia and North Carolina, TowneBank operates 37 banking offices serving Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Richmond, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, and Chesterfield in Virginia, along with Moyock, Grandy, Camden, Southern Shores, Corolla and Nags Head in North Carolina. Towne also offers a full range of financial services through its controlled divisions and subsidiaries that include Towne Investment Group, Towne Wealth Management, Towne Insurance Agency, Towne Benefits, TowneBank Mortgage, TowneBank Commercial Mortgage, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty, Towne 1031 Exchange, LLC, and Towne Vacations. Local decision-making is a hallmark of its hometown banking strategy that is delivered through the leadership of each group’s President and Board of Directors. With total assets of $8.61 billion as of September 30, 2017, TowneBank is one of the largest banks headquartered in Virginia.