Venture Programs brings Rawlings aboard to support FITLIFE™, its new fitness, wellness and spa services program
West Chester, Pa.—August 15, 2017—Venture Programs, a national insurance program administrator, today announced the addition of Brian Rawlings as senior underwriter to support FITLIFE™, its new program for fitness, wellness and spa services.
As senior underwriter, Rawlings will be responsible for building relationships to develop and grow FITLIFE, as well as help distinguish the program’s superior products and services from its competition. The new program provides a variety of insurance products and services for health clubs, tennis/racquet clubs, athletic clubs, gyms, dance studios, destination and day spas, aerobics, mind-body, Pilates, fitness franchise operations and other niche fitness studios.
“As we continue to grow at Venture Programs, we enjoy bringing on new team members that can add value and a certain skill set to our top-quality product and service offerings in the golf, hospitality, hunting and fishing, commercial marine and now fitness and spa space,” said Philip J. Harvey, president of Venture Programs. “Brian brings the experience, skill set and drive we look for at Venture to make sure our partner agents and brokers, and their policyholders, get the best products and services available.”
Rawlings comes to Venture from the Cincinnati Insurance Company in Fairfield, Ohio, where he worked as national program director. There, he oversaw the company’s fitness business. He also spent time as a production underwriter and senior underwriter for commercial lines. Before entering the insurance industry, Rawlings served as center director and family life director at the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, and worked as community center director for the Cincinnati Recreation Commission. Rawlings earned a bachelor’s degree in sports organization from attended Miami University in Ohio.
“I am very excited to bring my expertise in fitness and insurance to FITLIFE and Venture Programs,” said Rawlings. “This is a top-notch program for fitness, wellness and spa facilities, providing comprehensive coverage from a highly-rated carrier and superior claims service for insureds. I’m looking forward to working with Venture to grow this program.”
Coverages available include: property, crime, general liability, professional liability, liquor liability, commercial auto, cyber risk and privacy liability, umbrella liability, directors’ and officers’ and employment practices liability.
About Venture Programs
Venture Programs is a leading program manager that designs, underwrites and distributes industry-specific insurance packages. Based in West Chester, Pa., Venture has underwriting alliances with the world’s leading carrier groups, including Old Republic, Chubb, Allied World, Hamilton, RSUI, USLI, Zurich North America, Monitor and Lloyd’s of London. Founded in 1993, Venture provides specialty insurance packages for select vertical industries—including golf and country clubs, resorts, hotels, hunting and fishing lodges, and city and social clubs, as well as commercial marine, fitness and spa facilities and hard-to-place property risks. Visit http://www.ventureprograms.com.