Program Administrators - Blue River Underwriters

Blue River Underwriters

Programs & Coverages: Specialty Property Coverages: REO Rentals and Coastal Wind/Hail, Specialty Property, Fire & Sprinkler Elite, Roofing Elite, BreckComp: Workers' Compensation, Auto Dealer, Smoke & Vape Shop, Contractors Elite, Outdoors, E-Cig Device & Liquid Product Liability

M245 TownPark Drive | Suite 200 | Kennesaw, GA 30144

P(503) 946-8301

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Company Description

Blue River Underwriters is a specialty program administrator representing top-rated international carriers by way of expert underwriting leadership. Our team has built a solid reputation for quality programs, competitive rates and unparalleled service. We partner with select retail and wholesale agents nationwide to deliver industry and risk insights that empower greater success as part of Breckenridge Insurance Group.

Program Experts

The Blue River Underwriters team is passionate about specialty programs and delivering them better than anyone else. This focus leads to trusted agent partnerships and increased carrier collaboration to ultimately drive greater success. As part of Breckenridge Insurance Group, a specialty risk solutions and services provider, Blue River Underwriters continues to build world-class programs and coveted carrier partnerships worldwide.

Team Depth

Our team of program administrators, underwriters and support team members know the insureds’ industries they serve and bring a welcome perspective to their agents. The leaders of our programs have serious tenure and when coupled with the enthusiasm among all, it’s a refreshing differentiator. Our professional team welcomes the interest of new and established agents alike. For more information on getting appointed with Blue River Underwriters, please contact us.

Partnership Approach

We’re here to help agents access great insurance program options in an efficient and productive manner. We want to be your ‘go-to’ risk resource now and into the future. With an intense focus on responsive client service, Blue River Underwriters is quickly becoming an invaluable partner to many. Give us a chance at your next risk and let us earn your business… or let us refer you to someone who can. We look forward to partnering with you.

Visit www.blueriveruw.com for more information on all of our programs.

Programs & Coverages

Specialty Property Coverages: REO Rentals and Coastal Wind/Hail

Protect your properties with tailored coverages.

Blue River Underwriters has the Excess and Surplus Specialty Property market covered with REO rental property and focused coastal wind/hail coverages across most of the nation.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters REO Rentals and Coastal Wind/Hail coverages and to download our printable sell sheets.

Program Available: Varies by coverage. See details to the left or contact us for more information.

Contacts:

jared

Jared Mathis
Executive Vice President
Office (678) 322-3538
Cell (404) 444-2466
jmathis@blueriveruw.com

michael

Michael Marks
VP/Underwriter
Office (678) 322-3537
Cell (770) 315-5213
mmarks@blueriveruw.com

ed

Edward Marcinkevich ARe, ASLI
VP/Underwriter
Cell: (856) 242-4487
emarcinkevich@blueriveruw.com

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Joi R. Blume, PRIS
Associate Underwriter
Office: (678) 322-3532
Cell: (770) 712-7666
jblume@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/reo-wind/

Specialty Property

We cover property like no other.

The property team at Blue River Underwriters has extensive experience in covering diverse properties including hard-to-place risks including earthquake. With our AM Best A XV Rated carrier partner, high limits and flexible deductibles, we deliver quick and reliable coverage. Our added capabilities and expertise in underwriting coastal wind/hail and REO rental solutions makes us a valued partner for all of your excess and surplus property needs.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Specialty Property Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program Available in all 50 states

Contacts:

jared

Jared Mathis
Executive Vice President
Office (678) 322-3538
Cell (404) 444-2466
jmathis@blueriveruw.com

michael

Michael Marks
VP/Underwriter
Office (678) 322-3537
Cell (770) 315-5213
mmarks@blueriveruw.com

ed

Edward Marcinkevich ARe, ASLI
VP/Underwriter
Cell: (856) 242-4487
emarcinkevich@blueriveruw.com

BRU-jblumeheadshots

Joi R. Blume, PRIS
Associate Underwriter
Office: (678) 322-3532
Cell: (770) 712-7666
jblume@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/specialty-property/

Fire & Sprinkler Elite

We are the only fire sprinkler program endorsed by the American Fire Sprinkler Association

At Blue River Underwriters, we understand what it takes to protect the interests of fire sprinkler and equipment contractors. With an AM Best A-XII Rated Carrier and experienced risk engineering and claims specialists, we deliver quality solutions and responsive service that our clients require and deserve. We are committed to helping you succeed by protecting your insureds’ interests with unparalleled experience and integrity.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Fire & Sprinkler Elite Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program is not available in New York City, NY and Cook County, IL.

Contacts:

terry

Terry Scroggins
VP/Underwriter
Office (469) 320-4028
Cell (817) 602-7779
tscroggins@blueriveruw.com

roger

Roger Herron, AU
SVP/Senior Underwriter
Office (469) 320-4026
Cell (972) 795-3870
rherron@blueriveruw.com

leonhart

Robert Leonhart
SVP/Program Director
Office (469) 320-4030
Cell (817) 914-2010
rleonhart@blueriveruw.com

Submissions to:
dallas@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/fire-sprinkler-elite/

Roofing Elite

We have your roofing contractors interests covered.

With a longstanding presence in the construction industry, the Blue River Underwriters Roofing Contractors Elite Program has protected thousands of commercial roofers interests throughout the years. With flexible options, an AM Best A-XII Rated Carrier and a knowledgeable team of underwriters, risk engineering and claims specialists, we deliver solutions that roofing contractors require and deserve.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Roofing Elite Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program is not available in Co, New York City, NY and Cook County, IL

Contacts:

roger

Roger Herron, AU
SVP/Senior Underwriter
Office (469) 320-4026
Cell (972) 795-3870
rherron@blueriveruw.com

leonhart

Robert Leonhart
SVP/Program Director
Office (469) 320-4030
Cell (817) 914-2010
rleonhart@blueriveruw.com

Submissions to:
dallas@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/roofing-elite/

BreckComp: Workers' Compensation

We deliver a competitive monoline Workers’ Compensation solution for nearly 400 class codes available in most states.

Our underwriters specialize in this space and understand the challenges faced by agents searching for a smart option in what can be a tough class. With our significant binding authority, AM Best A Rated Carriers, and our responsive team, we are a long-term partner to many valued agents. We look forward to insuring those who help businesses succeed.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters BreckComp: Workers' Compensation Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program Available in most states (excluding the monopolistic states and DC, DE, NJ, NY, MA, ME and MT).

Contacts:

vicky

WEST COAST OFFICE:
Fresno, California
Vicky Williams, VP/Underwriter
Office (559) 326-5775
Fax (559) 326-5599
vwilliams@blueriveruw.com

mike-mahoney

EAST COAST OFFICE:
Charlotte, North Carolina
Michael Mahoney, CPCU, SVP/Sr. Underwriter
Cell (561) 254-9852
mmahoney@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/breckcomp/

Auto Dealer

We’re driven to make your business a success.

Blue River Underwriters has proven experience in providing franchised automobile dealerships expert insurance counsel, coverage and service. With competitive workers’ compensation and package coverage options from an Admitted, AM Best A Rated Carrier, we deliver sound solutions to suit your insureds needs.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Auto Dealer Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program available in:

- Worker’s Comp: not available in CT, DE, ME, MA, NE, NH, RI, SD, VT, ND, OH, WA, WV, WY.

- Package: available in AZ, CA, NV, WA.

Contacts:

dan-rieden

Dan Rieden, President, Auto Dealer Program
Office (949) 209-0233
Cell (949) 279-1104
drieden@blueriveruw.com

mattrieden

Matt Rieden, SVP, Sr. Underwriter – Workers’ Comp
Office (949) 209-0233
Cell (949) 795-4711
mrieden@blueriveruw.com

vicky

Vicky Williams, VP/Underwriter – Workers’ Comp
Office (559) 326-5775
Fax (559) 326-5599
vwilliams@blueriveruw.com

For submissions and general inquiries, email autodealers@blueriveruw.com
For Loss Runs, please email autodealerlossruns@blueriveruw.com

Smoke & Vape Shop

Coverage designed by those in the smoke and vape shop business.

The team at Blue River Underwriters understands the challenges of smoke and vape shop owners as our program was created by an innovator in this unique and emerging industry. With an AM Best A XV Rated Carrier, we deliver a program solution that supports industry growth while protecting the interest of those pioneering this space.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Smoke & Vape Shop Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program is not available in KY, NY, NJ, PA and RI

Contact:

jeffvick

Jeffrey Vick
VP, Underwriter
Office (312) 521-8971
Cell (630) 347-0663
jvick@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/smoke-and-vape-shop/

Contractors Elite

Comprehensive coverage built to suit commercial contractors’ needs.

The established Contractors Elite Program delivers a proven package solution to cover more than 34 ISO class codes. With our AM Best A+ rated Carrier and industry risk knowledge, we can provide a solution to fit a variety of contractor needs. We look forward to helping you build your book of contractor clients.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Contractors Elite Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program Available in: AL, AZ, CA, DE, GA, ID, LA, MD, MS, MT, NC, NM, NV, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WY

Contacts:

CRICKET

Cricket Thomas, CRIS
SVP/Senior Underwriter
Office (702) 208-9247
cthomas@blueriveruw.com

Submissions to:
lasvegas@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/contractors-elite/

Outdoors

We protect the vital interests of commercial outdoors and sporting pursuits.

At Blue River Underwriters, our dedicated team of experienced outdoors enthusiasts and insurance professionals work hard so others may play hard doing what they enjoy. We deliver an AM Best A+ Rated Carrier and a longstanding program that offers comprehensive solutions to insureds who are in the hunt/lease, rod/gun, guide/outfitter and resort/lodge industries.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Outdoors Insurance Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program available in all states.

Contacts:

sverseman

Stephanie Verseman
VP, Underwriter
Office (720) 495-9015
cell: (720) 495-9015
sverseman@blueriveruw.com

jeffvick

Jeffrey Vick
VP, Underwriter
office: (312) 521-8971
cell: (630) 327-0663
jvick@blueriveruw.com

Submissions to:
outdoorsinsurance@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/outdoors/

E-Cig Device & Liquid Product Liability

Turn to trusted underwriters for your E-Cig product liability needs.

For the rapidly growing electronic cigarette and vaping industry, those who make, distribute or sell these products need coverage that is tailored to this dynamic consumer products niche. With the Blue River Underwriters E-Cig Device & Liquid Products Liability Program, we deliver an AM Best A Rated carrier with experience in this industry coupled with guidance from our proven and responsive program underwriters. Whether you are a Smoke & Vape Shop owner, distributor, manufacturer or importer of these products, our program provides relevant coverage for the products your insureds represent and no health hazard exclusions for these devices or liquids to provide greater peace of mind for all.

Click here to learn more about Blue River Underwriters Outdoors Insurance Program and to download our printable sell sheet.

Program is not available in NY, NJ, and PA.

jeffvick

Jeffrey Vick
VP, Underwriter
Office (312) 521-8971
Cell (630) 347-0663
jvick@blueriveruw.com

URL: http://www.blueriveruw.com/e-cig-device-and-liquid-product-liability/