Partners

                        


GDP Advisors

IBTX

Laris Insurance Agency

The David Nix Agency

Ward & Moore

                                

 

Lines of Business

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Employee Benefits
  • Personal Lines
  • Surety
  • Risk Management Services

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Municipality

Leadership Team

Lori Green

Lori Green

Managing Partner
Lori Green is Managing Partner of the South Region and is responsible for leading strategic initiatives, performance and cultivating the culture of the region. Her dynamic background features more than twenty-five years of experience in Operations, Risk Management, Leadership, Growth Strategies and Acquisitions across multiple industries.

She is a purpose-driven servant leader who is dedicated to serving her community locally and abroad. She encourages others to pursue their passion to promote personal growth and professional success.

Her insurance and agency career began at Acrisure many years ago when she joined the team to enhance the agency's value proposition and expansion of risk management services. She directly contributed to the organization's growth and success while serving in several different roles. Her leadership pioneered the Risk Management Services department and instilled core values and strategic decisions across the organization.

She enjoys contributing and witnessing the positive outcomes Acrisure makes each day by helping our employees and clients achieve their goals.


Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

Claims
Paul serves as Vice President of Risk Management for Acrisure South. Prior to joining Acrisure 2017, Paul was SVP of Risk Services for Equify/Wilks Bros for 4 years and spent 13 years with AON/Allied North America as Senior VP Construction Claims for the Southwest Region.

With more than 3 decades of claims experience, Paul brings his deep expertise to each engagement by providing review of claims regulations, coverage interpretation, and exposure analysis. He champions client advocacy and claims management. Paul holds designations as a Claims Law Specialist (SCLA), Associate In Claims (AIC) and has been Licensed as a Claims Adjuster for over 30 years.


Colin Conly

Colin Conly

Surety
Colin Conly serves as Vice President of Surety where he oversees Acrisure South's bond department. He started his career in the Surety industry with Ohio Casualty Insurance Company in 2001. Ohio Casualty was acquired by Liberty Mutual in 2007 where he continued as an underwriter and manager before joining Mullis Newby Hurst in September of 2021. He actively participates in numerous industry associations in North Texas.

Colin earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from Texas Christian University. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and watching far too many live and televised sporting events.


Robin Moody

Robin Moody

P&C Operations
With over thirty years of invaluable experience in the insurance industry, Robin is a seasoned professional known for her calm demeanor and analytical mindset. She consistently brings these qualities to her team, encouraging them to consider multiple viewpoints and uncover innovative solutions for various situations.

Throughout her career, Robin has honed her expertise in insurance marketing, coverage and claims analysis, regulatory compliance, and operations management. Her comprehensive knowledge allows her to navigate complex industry landscapes with ease, ensuring her team operates smoothly and efficiently.

Her exceptional leadership skills extend to managing and mentoring staff members, fostering their growth and development within the industry.

Robin's extensive background, coupled with her ability to find practical solutions and her dedication to exceptional client service, makes her an invaluable asset to the insurance industry.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.


John Bellamy

John Bellamy

Main Street
John is responsible for growing the personal and small commercial lines for the South Region.

John spent over 30 years building BIG Insurance Solutions into one of the top multi-line insurance Agencies in Texas. In June of 2021, BIG Insurance Solutions became a proud Acrisure partner. The partnership allowed Acrisure to tap into John's extensive experience in growing and leading successful agencies.

John is a proud Purdue University graduate (Boiler up!). He has been married to Shelley for 34 years. They are blessed with wonderful children and grandchildren. He is an avid dog lover and enjoys reading, golfing, entertaining, live music and anything that keeps him active.



John Powter

John Powter

Growth Strategy
John Powter is a Founding member of Acrisure South and the Acrisure Advisory Council. He joined Acrisure as the Managing Partner of Acrisure Agency Partner GDP Advisors.

John Powter was raised in the North Texas area where he attended the University of North Texas. He graduated from UNT with a degree in Risk Management. Upon graduation, John accepted a position with Arthur J. Gallagher - one of the top 10 insurance agencies in the world. While at Gallagher, John became their first agent ever to be selected to attend Chubb Insurance's underwriting school. This involved an intensive study of insurance coverage of all types. Once completed, John was placed in Gallagher's Alternative Risk Department - brainstorming solutions for large, difficult accounts.

In 1993, John received the Domino's franchisees' portfolio to service. By 1994 he had opened his own agency, John Powter Insurance Agency Inc., specializing in insuring Domino's franchises. He has since gained a reputation for providing superior premiums, coverage, and customer service to his 600+ Domino's franchises. At this time, Powter Insurance, Inc. insures more Domino's franchisees than any other agency in the U.S.

John currently runs his office in Collin County, Texas, where he resides with his wife and partner, Dianne, and their three children.


Janet Hampton

Janet Hampton

Accounting
Janet is the Senior Controller for the South Platform and will be putting together and leading the platform accounting team. She has over 25 years of experience in insurance agency accounting. She spent 19 of those years at one of our Partners where she worked her way from Staff Accountant to Controller. After Acrisure purchased that agency in 2014, she helped lead their accounting conversion from Applied TAM to Epic and participated on a committee to build the Epic Group database.

In 2019 Janet made the move from the agency to Corporate as an Accounting Integration Specialist and led accounting import processes for other agency partner conversions to Epic. In 2021, she returned to a Controller role in the South region when ABS was formed.

Janet lives in Piedmont, Oklahoma with her husband of 33 years. They have two sons and one new grandson, born in December. She and her husband have begun working on their goal of playing golf in every state!


Alan Byers

Alan Byers

Technology
Alan Byers is the South Platform Technology Director. Alan was born and raised in Nashville, TN but currently resides in a small town just outside of Dallas, TX.

He has spent most of his career as a leader working in various IT functions in the P&C and Health Care verticals. More recently he has been heavily involved in the Data and Analytics functions, designing, and delivering modern data ecosystems and analytics solutions for my business partners.

Outside of work, he enjoys camping, sci-fi / fantasy, football, and golf.


Nicole Lozano

Nicole Lozano

Agency Operations
Nicole Lozano leads the operational and administrative optimization of the South Region. Her team positions leaders with increased efficiency and accessibility by prioritizing objectives, analyzing current operations, identifying potential solutions, and providing centralized resources. She is passionate about implementing a standard of excellence to support overall organizational growth and success.

Nicole joined Acrisure agency partner, IBTX, in 2010 where she obtained extensive experience in leadership, enterprise solutions, insurance operations, risk management, agency operations, corporate resources, workflow development, system configuration, networking, client relationship management, and more.


Courtney Kingma

Courtney Kingma

Human Resources
Courtney Kingma is a dedicated Human Resources professional with a passion for delivering exceptional results. With a diverse background in employee engagement, intentional communication, change management, and strategic planning and execution, Courtney brings to her role a versatile skill set and a wealth of expertise.

Courtney has been with Acrisure LLC since April 2021. As Senior Human Resources Manager of the South Platform, she assists in HR integration, organizational structure, and support for the executive leadership team. Courtney's diverse experience demonstrates strong partnerships with business partners and a tailored, collaborative approach to assisting agencies with workforce organization, succession planning, and business unit restructuring. Courtney champions best practices in the management of complex employee-relations challenges, ensures compliance with legal requirements, and provides training and development solutions to meet the needs of Agency Partners and employees.

Courtney's professional track record also includes process improvement and creating a positive work environment that drives increased collaboration, productivity, transparency, and trust among team members. She is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and respecting individuals' unique perspectives and experiences.


Jennifer Gilbreath

Jennifer Gilbreath

Employee Benefits Operations
Jennifer Gilbreath is a seasoned insurance professional and operations executive with an impressive career spanning over 20 years in the insurance industry. Throughout her professional journey, Jennifer has exhibited a results-driven approach and an ability to develop scalable operational processes to accommodate increased growth.

Jennifer's career began as an Employee Benefits Analyst for a national retail computer company, where she gained valuable experience with Health and Welfare programs and Leave of Absence regulations in all 50 states. Building on this foundation, she served as the Client Executive for JDS Benefits, where she played a key role in creating national benefits programs for multiple industry sectors. She also contributed to the successful merger of JDS Benefits and Powter Insurance, forming GDP Advisors.

As Director of Operations for GDP Advisors, Jennifer implemented a new service model and streamlined efficiencies, which significantly contributed to the company's 35% margin growth. Her expertise in operational optimization and strategic planning proved instrumental in driving the company's success.

Currently, Jennifer serves as the Director of Benefit Operations for the South Region at Acrisure. In this capacity, she oversees day-to-day operational activities, focusing on developing and implementing efficiencies and strategies to acquire and retain clients, thereby driving growth and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Jennifer is a devoted mother to two amazing daughters and a loving wife. She values spending quality time with her family and cherishes their moments together. Additionally, Jennifer finds fulfillment in traveling and serving her community through mission work, as she is passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others.

With her extensive industry experience, strategic mindset, and dedication to both her profession and personal life, Jennifer Gilbreath continues to excel as an insurance professional and operations executive, leaving an indelible mark on the industry and the communities she serves.


Advisory Team

John Newby

John Newby

John Newby is a Founding member of Acrisure South and the Acrisure Advisory Council. He joined Acrisure as the Managing Partner of Acrisure Agency Partner Mullis Newby Hurst. John previously worked as assistant vice president for NAS Surety Group where he was responsible for its operations in the Western United States.

During his 12 years in the surety bond underwriting field, he worked in California and Illinois with the Insurance Company of the West and Reliance Surety Company. He is an active member of several industry associations, including a past instructor at the National Association of Surety Bond Producers, William Angell Surety School.

Newby earned an MBA from Pepperdine University after receiving a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.


John Ward

John Ward

John Ward is a Founding member of Acrisure South and the Acrisure Advisory Council. He joined Acrisure as a Partner of Acrisure Agency Partner Ward & Moore.

John has been an active participant in the vast expansion of the I-35 corridor and the significant growth at the Fort Hood Army Base due to his standing as a respected Central Texas-based insurance and surety professional. This has exposed John to an array of complex insurance and surety matters, both in the private and the public sector. Due to his well-recognized technical expertise, John is often called upon to assist in industry-specific legislative matters and has testified at the House and Senate levels in state legislative sessions concerning surety.


Ray Deaton

Ray Deaton

Ray Deaton is a Founding member of Acrisure South and the Acrisure Advisory Council. He leads the Multifamily Center of Excellence for Acrisure and has been named a Acrisure Top Producer for consecutive years. He brings extensive knowledge and creativity in the Commercial Real Estate space, specifically the multifamily and hospitality sector.

Ray serves Acrisure as the COO and EVP of Commercial Insurance Solutions where he oversees the daily operations and sales team in conjunction with the management of his own book of business. In addition to the daily responsibilities of ensuring operational excellence, market relationships and exceeding clients' expectations, he is instrumental in strategic, out of the box customization of large portfolio placements in both the domestic and international insurance marketplace.

Ray graduated from Texas A&M University and is passionate about his fellow employees and clients, dedicated to volunteering in the community as well as serving internationally with various ministries. He serves as an Elder and Finance oversight of his church and recently transitioned off the board of IIAD (Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas).

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, kids and granddaughter and any chance he gets you can find him in the woods, on the water or in the mountains.


Chase Carlisle

Chase Carlisle

Chase Carlisle serves as an Advisory Council Member for the Acrisure South Region.

Chase began his insurance career in 2007 and upon graduating from Texas A&M University-College Station, he worked for Travelers Insurance as a Commercial Property Adjuster. In 2008, he joined his family agency as a fourth-generation insurance broker. His specialty lies in large coastal property placements, including schools, counties and cities.

Chase currently holds the professional designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and Certified Marine Insurance Professional (CMIP). He has received the following acknowledgments: 2020 and 2021 Top Agent by Insurance Journal, 2021 & 2022 Top Producer by Business Insurance, 2022 Power Broker by Risk and Insurance, 2021 and 2022 Top Acrisure Producer. As Vice-President of Carlisle Insurance, an Acrisure Partner, he is devoted to volunteering his time and currently sits on the board of Foster Angels of South Texas as President.

His hobbies include hunting and fishing in South Texas and enjoying quality time with his wife and three kids.


Peter Matl

Peter Matl

Peter Matl has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry in the areas of management, operations, finance, IT, and commercial insurance sales. He is a detail- oriented individual who is driven to deliver the best results for his clients. As a leader he strives to help those around him further their professional development.

Prior to insurance, he spent four years working for Koch Industries as a quantitative analyst in their commodity trading division.


  • Addison

    IBTX Risk Services - Addison

    5057 Keller Springs Road, Suite 200

    Addison, TX 75001

    (800) 880-6689

  • Addison

    Mullis Newby Hurst

    5057 Keller Springs Road, Suite 200

    Addison, TX 75001

    (972) 201-0100

  • Addison

    Ward & Moore - Addison

    5057 Keller Springs Road, Suite 200

    Addison, TX 75001

    (214) 221-8300

  • Austin

    Lezam & Associates

    700 Rio Grande St

    Austin, TX 78701

    (512) 837-5000

    [email protected]

  • Austin

    The Walls Insurance Agency

    4601 Spicewood Springs Road, Building 2, Suite 200

    Austin, TX 78759

    (512) 647-2338

  • Batesville

    The Block Agencies - Batesville

    2121 Harrison Street

    Batesville, AR 72501

    (800) 880-6689

  • Blytheville

    The Block Agencies - Blytheville

    315 North Broadway

    Blytheville, AR 72315

    (800) 880-6689

  • Bulverde

    Access Insurance Services

    32335 US Highway 281 S, Suite 1201

    Bulverde, TX 78163

    (210) 499-5433

  • Bulverde

    IBTX Risk Services

    32335 US Highway 281 S, Suite 1201

    Bulverde, TX 78163

    (800) 880-6689

  • Bulverde

    Pantusa Insurance Agency

    32335 US Highway 2815, Suite 1201

    Bulverde, TX 78163

    (800) 880-6689

  • Bulverde

    Toubin Insurance Agency

    32335 US Highway 281 S, Suite 1201

    Bulverde, TX 78163

    (210) 340-2293

    [email protected]

  • Bulverde

    BIG Insurance Solutions

    32335 US Highway 281 S, Suite 1201

    Bulverde, TX 78163

    (210) 340-6699

  • Dallas

    Consolidated IP of Texas

    Consolidated IP of Texas

    12221 Merit Drive, Suite 1020

    Dallas, TX 75251

    (214) 691-5721

  • Edmond

    Insurance Placement Alternatives

    1937 W 33rd

    Edmond, OK 73013

    (405) 696-4420

    [email protected]

  • Eldorado

    Health Care Solutions

    350 Golf Course Rd

    Eldorado, IL 62930

    (618) 252-4060

  • Fort Worth

    Frank Siddons Insurance Agency of Fort Worth

    2900 Marquita Dr.

    Fort Worth, TX 76116

    (817) 737-4943

  • Frisco

    Tailor Made Benefits Insurance Services

    3858 Johnson Street

    Frisco, TX 75034

    (972) 567-1524

  • Gatesville

    Ward & Moore - Gatesville

    1107 East Main

    Gatesville, TX 76528

    (254) 865-8411

  • Houston

    Upstream

    9805 Katy Freeway, Suite 575

    Houston, TX 77024

    (713) 869-3100

  • Little Rock

    The Hatcher Agency

    The Hatcher Agency

    310 Louisiana

    Little Rock, AR 72201

    (501) 375-3737

  • Lockport

    Laris Insurance Agency

    810 Crescent Avenue

    Lockport, LA 70374

    (985) 532-5576

    [email protected]

  • Lubbock

    Cowan-Hill Bond Agency

    5223 79th Street, Suite 5223

    Lubbock, TX 79424

    (806) 722-2663

  • Paragould

    The Block Agencies

    32 Southpointe Drive

    Paragould, AR 72450

    (870) 236-8744

  • Spring

    Insurance & Financial Services at Champions

    8623 Louetta Road

    Spring, TX 77379

    (281) 376-1933

  • Sugar Land

    Murray Insurance & Financial Services

    One Sugar Creek Center Blvd, Suite 550

    Sugar Land, TX 77478

    (281) 499-0377

    [email protected]

  • Sugar Land

    Insurance Solutions of Texas

    One Suger Creek Center Blvd, Suite 550

    Sugar Land, TX 77478

    (800) 880-6689

  • Sugar Land

    Slater Insurance Agency

    One Sugar Creek Center Boulevard #550

    Sugar Land, TX 77478

    (281) 494-7753

  • Temple

    Ward & Moore - Temple

    1023 Canyon Creek Dr. Suite 110

    Temple, TX 76502

    (254) 771-5700

  • Victoria

    Williams Business Services

    1303 E Mockingbird Lane

    Victoria, TX 77904

    (800) 880-6689

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