Insurance veteran Hector Collazo joins as Vice President and Managing Director
SAN ANTONIO (August 9, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today the opening of its newest office in San Antonio, Texas, to better serve their expanding client base of insurance retail brokers and agents. The strategic office opening is the fourth location for Burns & Wilcox in the state, outside of the well-established presence in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Dallas and Houston.
“Burns & Wilcox has been deeply entrenched in Texas for over 30 years. The San Antonio office will further position our team for expansion and allow us to continue as the leading provider of specialty insurance in Texas,” said Alan Jay Kaufman, Chairman, President, and CEO, H.W. Kaufman Financial Group and its largest subsidiary, Burns & Wilcox. “Firmly establishing the San Antonio footprint is one of several steps in a long-term strategic growth plan for Texas and the Company.”
Hector Collazo joins as Vice President and Managing Director for Burns & Wilcox San Antonio, along with a growing team of industry veterans, to assist in managing the strategic direction of the office. Collazo has 30 years’ experience in commercial insurance, most recently as Executive Vice President for Myron Steves in San Antonio. Collazo will report to Donald R. Carson, Sr., Executive Vice President, Burns & Wilcox, Dallas/Fort Worth.
“With Hector’s local leadership, this office will elevate our position of expertise, trust, leadership and client service in the state,” said Carson.
The Burns & Wilcox San Antonio office will specialize in Property and Casualty, Professional Liability, Personal Lines and Transportation insurance products and services to retail brokers and agents.
The office is located at 9901 Interstate Hwy 10W, Suite 800, San Antonio, TX 78230. For more details on available job openings in the San Antonio area, visit: www.burnsandwilcox.com/careers