Todd Batson Joins Commercial Insurance Associates as Director of Producer Development

Batson to nurture next generation of producers, help company meet aggressive growth goals

NASHVILLE, Tenn., — Insurance industry veteran Todd Batson has joined Commercial Insurance Associates, one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance brokers, as director of producer development.
“We are delighted to add Todd to our team, and to head up producer development for CIA,” says Will Denbo, president of CIA. “He’s got the kind of experience we’re looking for, and together with his entrepreneurial mindset, we knew he would be a great fit for us. Delighted to have him aboard.”
Batson has 28 years of insurance and risk management experience, specializing in larger middle market and global accounts, with stints at Arthur Gallagher, and Marsh. Most recently, he was the Nashville property/casualty practice leader at USI Insurance Services. His experience includes: Loss Sensitive programs, Large Property Schedules, Professional Liability, Workers Compensation, Merger & Acquisition Due Diligence, Transactional Risk, and International Placements.
“There’s a fantastic culture here at CIA that, together with some very aggressive growth goals, makes this an exciting place to be,” says Batson. “I’m delighted to help build the next generation of CIA producers and owners.”

About Commercial Insurance Associates

Founded in 2002, Commercial Insurance Associates, LLC is an Insurance Journal Top 100 property and casualty insurance brokers in the US. With over $400 million in premium volume written, CIA’s 150 employees are committed to providing superior solutions to clients’ risk management needs. Licensed in all 50 states and currently representing select international clients, CIA’s client portfolio ranges from publicly held companies to local start-up ventures. The company has offices in Nashville and Chattanooga, Tenn.; Greenville, SC; Baltimore and a satellite office in Houston.