Industry veteran Erin Crawford Peterson joins Venture Programs as Community Care practice leader
West Chester, Pa.— July 28, 2020— Venture Insurance Programs, a national insurance program administrator, announced today it has launched Community Care™, a new insurance program for community and social services, including nonprofits and for-profits. In conjunction with the launch, Venture has brought on former GuideOne Social Services Underwriter Erin Crawford Peterson to be its new practice leader.
Community Care will be written on an admitted and non-admitted basis through three carriers rated “A” (Excellent) or better by A.M. Best Company.
“The launch of Community Care is a growth opportunity for Venture Programs that gives us the ability to support organizations providing invaluable services to their communities,” said Philip J. Harvey, Venture president and founder. “As our practice leader, Erin brings valuable industry experience and expertise needed to grow the new program and meet the wide-ranging needs of those in the nonprofit space.”
Community Care provides Liability, Property, Auto, Inland Marine, Crime and Umbrella coverage for lines of business that include:
- Community Services
- Counseling and Treatment Centers
- Food & Nutrition Services
- Residential Facilities & Shelters
- Sports & Recreation
- Arts & Culture
- Animal Related
- Associations & Clubs
Prior to joining Venture Programs, Peterson served as nonprofit and human service commercial underwriter for GuideOne Insurance in Des Moines, Iowa. She has also served as senior underwriter in the human services department for Philadelphia Insurance Companies, underwriting large nonprofit organizations, mentoring new hires and overseeing a $15 million book of business.
Peterson earned her bachelor’s degree in human resources management and services from Cabrini University. She currently resides in Havertown, Pennsylvania.
About Venture Insurance Programs
Venture Insurance Programs (www.ventureprograms.com) is a leading program administrator 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 Chubb, Allianz, USLI, Zurich North America and Lloyd’s of London. Founded in 1993, Venture serves select industries—including golf and country clubs, city and social clubs, fitness facilities, health clubs, spas, hunting and fishing lodges and marine risks.