Venture Pacific Insurance Services CEO, Curtis Barton, Chosen for Business America’s Hot 100 List
IBA spotlights 100 movers and shakers who are redefining the insurance industry
Ladera Ranch, CA – Curtis Barton, Venture Pacific Insurance Services (VPIS) CEO, has been listed in Insurance Business America (IBA) magazine’s 2019 Hot 100.
IBA asks readers and industry professionals to nominate the innovators and influencers, IBA narrowed the list down to 100 movers and shakers whose contributions have helped shape the insurance industry and who made the greatest impact in 2018.
“It is an honor to be recognized by IBA amongst so many great professionals,” Barton said. “Last year was an outstanding year for VPIS and with the help of my very talented and dedicated team, we’re looking forward to continuing the growth and success in 2019.”
Since Curtis Barton took over as CEO of VPIS, the business has become one of the fastest growing brokerages in the nation, averaging 15% organic growth annually. In addition, VPIS remains active in the M&A space, offering a platform that eases perpetuation for agency owners, and has continued to expand its proprietary programs on a nationwide basis.
In 2017, VPIS launched a new financial services division, Venture Pacific Financial Services, which specializes in the corporate retirement space and wealth management. Barton also co-founded brokkrr, an insurtech company that provides a real-time and on-demand way for consumers to match, meet and secure their insurance needs. In late 2018, Barton, VPIS and seven other agency owners formed Alkeme Insurance Services, a cluster group focused on using technology, AI and proprietary products to drive a new distribution platform in the aggregation space.
About Venture Pacific Insurance Services, Inc. (VPIS)
VPIS specializes in personal insurance, business insurance, risk management services and financial management services. VPIS offers many specialty insurance programs designed specifically for security guard companies, action sports companies and other service-related businesses. VPIS strives to bring not only standard insurance solutions to the table but also alternative market solutions for hard to place risks. For more information about Venture Pacific Insurance Services, call Curtis Barton at 949-297-4900, or visit VpisRisk.com.