Washington, DC (November 2, 2011)—Consumer Specialties Insurance Company (Risk Retention Group) has appointed Ames & Gough Insurance/Risk Management, Inc. (A&G) as the new Program Manager for the CSI program. CSI had been working with Hanna, Kremer & Tilghman Insurance (HKT). HKT was sold to another agency that has decided to withdraw from the program management business. The effective date for the transition to A&G is December 1, 2011.
“We had an excellent relationship with HKT and thank them for all of their hard work in keeping our policyholders in good hands with CSI,” said Chris Cathcart, CSI President and President and CEO of the Consumer Specialty Products Association. “We wish them well under their new leadership and will look forward to our new relationship with Ames & Gough.”
As the new Program Manager for CSI, Ames & Gough will coordinate all risk selection and recruitment, serve as national broker, and issue policies for CSI. A&G’s primary objectives will be to serve current policyholders and seek additional participants for the CSI program.
“We are confident that A&G will continue to provide the high level of client-focused service to our existing policyholders, and the agents/brokers that work with them, that they have come to expect from the CSI program, “ Cathcart concluded.
Ames & Gough is a specialty insurance broker based in McLean, VA with additional offices in Boston and Philadelphia. The firm has a 20 year history of providing a high level of client service to clients that include associations, architects/engineers, and law firms. The firm is privately-owned by its senior management team and has experienced staff and leadership that will help CSI’s policyholders with their various insurance needs.